Milton, Massachusetts Population 2020

27,704
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Milton is a city located in Massachusetts. Milton has a 2020 population of 27,704. Milton is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 2.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,070 in 2010.

The average household income in Milton is $167,091 with a poverty rate of 4.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,459 per month, and the median house value is $586,200. The median age in Milton is 38.7 years, 37.9 years for males, and 40.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.9 males.

Milton Demographics

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

  • White: 74.07%
  • Black or African American: 14.97%
  • Asian: 6.48%
  • Two or more races: 3.33%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Milton, Massachusetts is 27,704, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,616.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,070.

Milton, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,41974.07%
Black or African American4,12714.97%
Asian1,7876.48%
Two or More Races9193.33%
Some Other Race2720.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.16%
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Milton Population Pyramid 2020

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Milton Median Age

38.7


Total

37.9


Male

40.6


Female

Milton Adults

There are 20,732 adults, (4,403 of whom are seniors) in Milton.

Milton Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Milton Sex Ratio

Female

14,596

52.95%

Male

12,972

47.05%

Milton Households and Families

Milton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Milton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.9%7.1%
All84%16%
Female69.8%30.2%
Non Family64.9%35.1%

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8812.984
Married5,5423.592.9
Non Family1,9711.1664.9
Female1,1092.8969.8
Male2593.3100

3.29

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Milton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3141.78%
9th to 12th Grade5293.00%
High School Graduate2,38213.50%
Some College2,46213.95%
Associates Degree1,2056.83%
Bachelors Degree5,47731.03%
Graduate Degree5,28129.92%
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Milton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,92212,5398,416
Black2,8742,5981,088
Asian1,085983752
Hispanic471389298
Multiple Races311311235
Other Race13213293
Native American4444

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 75.56%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,860$88,527$58,385
Less Than High School$13,526$$13,709
High School Grad$42,639$56,223$25,541
Some College$47,674$57,115$41,068
Bachelors Degree$83,432$105,503$63,647
Graduate Degree$101,676$126,705$73,871

$69,860

Average Earnings

$88,527

Average Male

$58,385

Average Female

Milton Language

Milton Language by Age

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Milton Language

80.81% of Milton residents speak only English, while 19.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.76% of the population.

Milton Poverty

Milton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,6735693.05%
Black4,03545811.35%
Asian1,600865.38%
Multiple828242.90%
Hispanic79310.13%

4.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.11%

Male Poverty Rate

5.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milton is Black, with 11.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milton is Hispanic, with 0.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.72%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.62%
High School8.21%
Some College6.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.26%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed9.47%
Male Unemployed7.67%
Female Employed3.42%
Male Employed0.74%

Milton Income

Milton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$127,448$167,091
Families$155,795$188,558
Married Families$184,432-
Non Families$51,168$82,239
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Milton Marital Status

Milton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Milton Marital Status by Race

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Milton Veterans

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1,153

Number of Veterans

1,094

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam491
Korea184
First Gulf War154
World War II90
Second Gulf War88
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Age Group Veterans
75+512
65 to 74322
35 to 54138
55 to 64113
18 to 3468
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0186.64%
Black1173.43%
2 or More184.03%

Milton Veterans by Education

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4.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milton Employment Status

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202027,704440.16%
201927,660440.16%
201827,616440.16%
201727,57210.00%
201627,571260.09%
201527,54520.01%
201427,5431230.45%
201327,4201420.52%
201227,2781450.53%
201127,133630.23%
201027,0700.00%