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Milford Homes For Sale.The community is also conveniently located close to larger cities like Ann Arbor and Dearborn with their multitude of employment and entertainment options. Notable people that have made Milford home are the actor Dax Shepard, animation writers Matt Wayne and Richard Pursel, poet Thomas Lynch and the actress Mary Jackson. The history of Milford began with the building of a sawmill on the Huron River in 1832. Elizur and Stanley Ruggles constructed and opened the mill which was soon followed by a grist mill built by Luman Fuller and with this spark of industry a community was born. The first post office was established there in 1834. A dam built on the Huron River in 1911, which began generating electricity for the area. Due to this power Milford was one of the first communities in the area to gain electric lights in 1892 one scant year later telephone service arrived in the village. A new period of growth began in 1939 with the arrival of a carburetor plant built by Henry Ford. According to the 2010 United States Census, Milford was home to 6,175 residents giving the village a population density of 2,541.2 inhabitants per square mile. The 2000 Census revealed that the median household income was $59,688 and the median family income was $71,333. Public education in Milford is provided by the Huron Valley School District. There are three schools in the village, Kurtz Elementary, Johnson Elementary and the Margaret E. Muir Middle School. There are six parks in Milford and one set of trails. Among these gorgeous green spaces is Central Park, a beautiful 12-acre park in the midst of the community, which is bordered by the Huron River and Pettibone Creek. This park features tennis courts, a pavilion for concerts and a playscape that is popular with children of all ages. Milford trail is perfect for skating, biking, jogging or walking, it is a mile in length and runs between Hubbell Pond Park and the Ford Dam. Homes for sale in Milford are primarily middle class in nature, but do range from starter homes up through historic and luxury homes. Other real estate options in the village include houses and apartments for rent. More rarely one can find real estate options such as town houses and condominiums. Contact local real estate agents to help you explore the homes for sale and other living space options in beautiful Milford, Michigan. The city of Pleasant Ridge is located in Oakland County, Michigan. The city spans almost one square mile and is named after a slight ridge that runs through the community . The city has historic homes, quiet and shady streets and beautiful park lands. The community had always been a dry one, but in 2009 the first bar was approved and opened soon after. The community takes pride in its beauty and safety with residents that participate in community betterment and neighborhood watches. Their efforts help maintain the integrity of the community it for all who live or visit there.
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