Milton, Massachusetts Population 2024

28,450

Milton is a city located in Norfolk County Massachusetts. Milton has a 2024 population of 28,450. Milton is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,590 in 2020.

The average household income in Milton is $218,611 with a poverty rate of 5.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Milton is 40.1 years, 39.4 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Milton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Milton was:

  • White: 70.31%
  • Black or African American: 16.11%
  • Two or more races: 6.32%
  • Asian: 6.02%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
Land Area (mi²)
13.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,186.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.12% (860)
The current population of Milton, Massachusetts is 28,450 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,590.

Milton, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,00370.31%
Black or African American4,58416.11%
Two or more races1,7976.32%
Asian1,7146.02%
Other race2810.99%
Native American510.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander200.07%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Milton Population by Race

Milton Population Pyramid 2024

Milton Median Age

40.1

Total

39.4

Male

40.7

Female

Milton Adults

There are 21,264 adults, (4,593 of whom are seniors) in Milton.

Milton Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Milton Sex Ratio

Female15,03652.85%
Male13,41447.15%

Milton Population by Age

Milton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,1392.9484.315.7
Married5,8623.4995.14.9
Non Family2,0801.2559.540.5
Female9363.187921
Male2613.1358.641.4
showing: 5 rows

3.31

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

84.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Milton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Milton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Milton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 73.96%.

Milton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$92,797

Average Earnings

$110,238

Average Male

$80,848

Average Female

Milton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Milton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Milton Language

81.23% of Milton residents speak only English, while 18.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.79% of the population.

Milton Language

Milton Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,45675616.97%
White18,7035582.98%
Multiple1,690714.2%
Asian1,508694.58%
Other271145.17%
Hispanic969141.44%
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5.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.09%

Male Poverty Rate

6.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milton is Black, with 16.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milton is Hispanic, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.3%.

Milton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School22.91%
Less Than 9th Grade9.68%
Some College7.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%
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Milton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed6.38%
Female Employed4.98%
Female Unemployed3.35%
Male Employed2.74%
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Milton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Milton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Milton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Milton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Milton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Milton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Milton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,047

Number of Veterans

990

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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Milton Veterans by War

count

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Milton Veterans by Age

count

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Milton Veterans by Race

Milton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Milton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Milton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Milton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.95%

Born in Milton

84.35%

Native Born

15.65%

Foreign Born

5.72%

Non Citizen

9.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.35% of Milton residents were born in the United States, with 60.95% having been born in Massachusetts. 5.72% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202428,450
202328,450
202228,450680.24%
202128,3827922.87%
202027,590180.07%
201927,57240.01%
201827,568410.15%
201727,5271760.64%
201627,351480.18%
201527,303990.36%
201427,2041100.41%
201327,0941400.52%
201226,9541260.47%
201126,828-175-0.65%
201027,003
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Milton Population by Year