Milton, Delaware Population 2022

3,189
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Milton is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Milton has a 2020 population of 3,189. Milton is currently growing at a rate of 1.88% annually and its population has increased by 24.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,570 in 2010.

The average household income in Milton is $88,492 with a poverty rate of 10.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $841 per month, and the median house value is $301,800. The median age in Milton is 47.4 years, 47.3 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

Milton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Miltonwas:

  • White: 84.96%
  • Black or African American: 11.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.41%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Milton, Delaware is 3,189 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,189.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,570.

Milton, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,54384.96%
Black or African American33111.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.63%
Asian20.07%
Some Other Race260.87%
Two or More Races722.41%
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Milton Population by Race

Milton Population Pyramid 2022

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Milton Median Age

44.7


Total

36.4


Male

47.3


Female

Milton Adults

There are 2,173 adults, (1,012 of whom are seniors) in Milton.

Milton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

87.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

70.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Milton Sex Ratio

Female

1,832

61.21%

Male

1,161

38.79%

Milton Population by Age

Milton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Milton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All70%30%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female48%52%
Male10.2%89.8%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Milton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3142.2770
Married5162.8791.1
Male494.2210.2
Female2562.9848
Non Family4931.0865.3

2.88

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Milton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade130.61%
9th to 12th Grade1356.28%
High School Graduate39118.20%
Some College46721.74%
Associates Degree22810.61%
Bachelors Degree45721.28%
Graduate Degree45721.28%
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Milton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Milton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7551,695839
2+ Races727028
Black1749636
Hispanic13312817
Asian22
Other Race1212
Native American1914

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.81%.

Milton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,775$43,371$28,205
Less Than 9th Grade$21,078$$21,078
High School Graduate$36,597$41,250$29,293
Some College$25,526$32,006$22,757
Bachelors Degree$71,917$87,528$51,667
Graduate Degree$56,189$69,125$55,389

$36,775

Average Earnings

$43,371

Average Male

$28,205

Average Female

Milton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Milton Language by Age

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Milton Language

92.66% of Milton residents speak only English, while 7.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.94% of the population.

Milton Language

Milton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian22100.00%
Native191473.68%
Black33112638.07%
Hispanic2413112.86%
White2,3211154.95%
OtherNaN%
Multiple722737.50%

10.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

10.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milton is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milton is Multiple, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.85%.

Milton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.11%
High School30.69%
Some College10.07%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%

Milton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed94.12%
Female Employed4.77%
Female Unemployed33.33%

Milton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Milton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,924$104,880
Families$81,875$135,495
Married Families$98,333-
Non Families$36,964$46,569
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Income by Household Type

Milton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Milton Married by Age and Sex

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Milton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Milton Marital Status by Race

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Milton Marital Status

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323

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War16
Vietnam218
Korea14
World War II

Milton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3437
35 to 541
55 to 6428
65 to 74151
75+106

Milton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26714.23%
Black2816.09%
Other Race1285.71%
2+ Races1622.22%
Hispanic2619.55%

Milton Veterans by Race

Milton Veterans by Education

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14.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milton Veterans by Education

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49.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Milton Employment by Age

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Milton Employment by Race

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Milton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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43.03%

Born in Milton

96.76%

Native Born

3.24%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.76% of Milton residents were born in the United States, with 43.03% having been born in Delaware. 1.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Milton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,5700.00%
20112,602321.25%
20122,633311.19%
20132,672391.48%
20142,722501.87%
20152,775531.95%
20162,830551.98%
20172,891612.16%
20182,953622.14%
20193,012592.00%
20203,071591.96%
20213,130591.92%
20223,189591.88%

Milton Population by Year