Milton, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Milton, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Milton had a population of 9,647 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Milton is located at latitude 30.6296 and longitude -87.0514 in Santa Rosa County. 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. Santa Rosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The City of Milton (GNIS ID: 2404270) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Milton is located within Milton CCD of Santa Rosa County.

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Milton, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,647
Population in Households 9,433
Population in Familes 7,359
Population in Group Qrtrs 214
Population Density2 1,733
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $46,887
Average Household Income $58,221
Per Capita Income $23,741


Total Housing Units 4,373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,363 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,458 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 552 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $134,583
Average Home Value $161,319


Total Households 3,821
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,461
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.08% 1.16%
Households 1.0% 1.14%
Families 1.44% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Milton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milton to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 334 64th
Population Density # 439 52nd
Diversity Index # 448 51st
Median Household Income # 512 44th
Per Capita Income # 584 37th

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