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Milton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Milton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Caswell County at latitude 36.5377 and longitude -79.2079. Caswell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

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

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 Town of Milton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Milton: Mill Town, Thomas Mill.

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


Total Population 165
Population in Households 165
Population in Familes 141
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 427
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $84,783
Average Home Value $93,519


Median Household Income $31,113
Average Household Income $39,300
Per Capita Income $16,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% -0.12%
Households 0.3% 0.0%
Families 3.69% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.59%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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 # 695 6th
Population Density1 # 486 34th
Diversity Index2 # 222 70th
Median Household Income # 599 19th
Per Capita Income # 626 15th

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