Milton, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Milton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Milton had a population of 168 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Milton is located at latitude 36.5377 and longitude -79.2079 in Caswell County. 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. Caswell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The Town of Milton (GNIS ID: 2406167) 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.

The Town of Milton is located within Township of Milton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caswell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Milton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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

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


Total Population 168
Population in Households 168
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 435
Diversity Index2 58


Median Household Income $39,378
Average Household Income $49,161
Per Capita Income $19,585


Total Housing Units 110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $98,529
Average Home Value $150,000


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% 0.0%
Households 0.15% 0.0%
Families 1.66% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

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, 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 # 695 6th
Population Density # 488 34th
Diversity Index # 215 71st
Median Household Income # 469 37th
Per Capita Income # 585 21st

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