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Milton, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Milton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Santa Rosa County at latitude 30.6296 and longitude -87.0514. Santa Rosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Milton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Milton, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Milton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Milton (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles.

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Milton, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,941
Population in Households 8,739
Population in Familes 6,856
Population in Group Qrtrs 202
Population Density1 1,638
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 3,579
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,305
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,061 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,518 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 556 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $122,388
Average Home Value $140,704


Median Household Income $38,244
Average Household Income $48,225
Per Capita Income $19,283
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% 0.75%
Households 0.42% 0.84%
Families 1.26% 0.72%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Milton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milton to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 332 64th
Population Density1 # 437 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 432 53rd
Median Household Income # 604 34th
Per Capita Income # 639 31st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.