Milford Township, Michigan

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Milford Township, Michigan
Charter Township of Milford
Milford Civic Center
Milford Civic Center
Location within Oakland County (red) and the administered village of Milford (pink)
Location within Oakland County (red) and the administered village of Milford (pink)
Milford Township is located in Michigan
Milford Township
Milford Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°34′36″N 83°36′11″W / 42.57667°N 83.60306°W / 42.57667; -83.60306Coordinates: 42°34′36″N 83°36′11″W / 42.57667°N 83.60306°W / 42.57667; -83.60306
CountryUnited States
 • SupervisorDonald Green
 • Charter township35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land33.3 sq mi (86.2 km2)
 • Water1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
984 ft (300 m)
 • Charter township15,736
 • Density450/sq mi (170/km2)
 • Metro
4,296,250 (Metro Detroit)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48380, 48381
Area code(s)248
FIPS code26-53980[1]
GNIS feature ID1626741[2]
WebsiteOfficial website

Milford Township is a charter township of Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 15,736 at the 2010 census.[3] The village of Milford is located within the township.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.2 square miles (91 km2), of which 33.3 square miles (86 km2) is land and 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), or 5.37%, is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 15,271 people, 5,470 households, and 4,261 families residing in the township. The population density was 458.6 per square mile (177.1/km2). There were 5,650 housing units at an average density of 169.7 per square mile (65.5/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 97.47% White, 0.43% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

Fire Station No. 1

There were 5,470 households, out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the township the population was spread out, with 28.5% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $67,672, and the median income for a family was $78,463. Males had a median income of $60,075 versus $32,619 for females. The per capita income for the township was $29,913. About 3.8% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Milford Township, Michigan
  3. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Milford charter township, Oakland County, Michigan". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 22, 2011.

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