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Downtown Milford: First Street
Location of Milford, Nebraska
|• Total||0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)|
|• Land||0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||1,453 ft (443 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||3,732.14/sq mi (1,393.33/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0831294|
Milford was platted in 1866. It took its name from a mill at a ford on the Blue River.
Milford is located at(40.772010, -97.052311).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.79 square miles (2.05 km2), of which, 0.78 square miles (2.02 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,090 people, 770 households, and 494 families living in the city. The population density was 2,679.5 inhabitants per square mile (1,034.6/km2). There were 843 housing units at an average density of 1,080.8 per square mile (417.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.
There were 770 households, of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.8% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.97.
The median age in the city was 31.7 years. 22.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 21.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 21.5% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.8% male and 44.2% female.
Milford is the location of a campus of Southeast Community College. Originally established in Milford in 1941 as the Nebraska State Trade School, it became part of the new Southeast Technical Community College system in 1973. As of 2016, about 750 students were enrolled on the campus.
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