Milford, Utah

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Milford, Utah
City
Location of Milford, Utah
Location of Milford, Utah
Coordinates: 38°23′41″N 113°0′50″W / 38.39472°N 113.01389°W / 38.39472; -113.01389Coordinates: 38°23′41″N 113°0′50″W / 38.39472°N 113.01389°W / 38.39472; -113.01389
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyBeaver
Founded1880
Incorporated1903
Area
 • Total1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Land1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1]4,967 ft (1,514 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total1,368
 • Density753.7/sq mi (291.0/km2)
Time zoneMountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code84751
Area code(s)435
FIPS code49-50040[2]
GNIS feature ID1430317[1]
 
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Milford, Utah
City
Location of Milford, Utah
Location of Milford, Utah
Coordinates: 38°23′41″N 113°0′50″W / 38.39472°N 113.01389°W / 38.39472; -113.01389Coordinates: 38°23′41″N 113°0′50″W / 38.39472°N 113.01389°W / 38.39472; -113.01389
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyBeaver
Founded1880
Incorporated1903
Area
 • Total1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Land1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1]4,967 ft (1,514 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total1,368
 • Density753.7/sq mi (291.0/km2)
Time zoneMountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code84751
Area code(s)435
FIPS code49-50040[2]
GNIS feature ID1430317[1]

Milford is a city in Beaver County, Utah, United States. The population was 1,420 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Although there were ranches in the area in the 1870s, Milford did not come into being until the arrival of the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad in 1880.[3]

Milford Flat Wildfire[edit]

Lightning caused a massive wildfire to start near Milford at 3:45 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2007. [1] On July 8 the fire was declared the largest in Utah's history, having burned more than 283,000 acres (442 square miles).[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
19101,014
19201,30829.0%
19301,51716.0%
19401,393−8.2%
19501,67320.1%
19601,471−12.1%
19701,304−11.4%
19801,293−0.8%
19901,107−14.4%
20001,45131.1%
20101,409−2.9%
Est. 20121,368−2.9%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,451 people, 484 households, and 357 families residing in the city. The population density was 753.7 people per square mile (290.3/km²). There were 589 housing units at an average density of 306.0 per square mile (117.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.42% White, 1.45% Native American, 1.45% Asian, 4.07% from other races, and 2.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.13% of the population.

There were 484 households out of which 45.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.58.

In the city the population was spread out with 37.2% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,809, and the median income for a family was $41,750. Males had a median income of $35,568 versus $19,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,889. About 9.2% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 17.4% of those age 65 or over.

Geography and climate[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land.

Monthly Normal and Record High and Low Temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rec High °F667580879410510410298907665
Norm High °F40.647.156.76574.286.292.990.781.36852.242.2
Norm Low °F15.520.226.431.638.947.155.454.544.933.12315
Rec Low °F-28-29-1491724383423-2-13-32
Precip (in)0.730.771.210.990.940.440.761.040.921.120.770.58
Source: USTravelWeather.com [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Milford
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church. p. 502

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