Milton, Massachusetts Population 2021

27,595
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Milton is a city located in Norfolk County Massachusetts. Milton has a 2020 population of 27,595. Milton is currently growing at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,065 in 2010. Milton reached it's highest population of 27,595 in 2021.

The average household income in Milton is $172,407 with a poverty rate of 4.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,330 per month, and the median house value is $618,800. The median age in Milton is 39.5 years, 38.1 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Milton Demographics

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

  • White: 73.09%
  • Black or African American: 15.09%
  • Asian: 6.64%
  • Two or more races: 3.49%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Milton, Massachusetts is 27,595 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,592.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,065.

Milton, Massachusetts Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,15373.09%
Black or African American4,16115.09%
Asian1,8306.64%
Two or More Races9623.49%
Some Other Race3411.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native980.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.10%
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Milton Population by Race

Milton Population Pyramid $2021

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Milton Median Age

39.5


Total

38.1


Male

41.6


Female

Milton Adults

There are 20,795 adults, (4,670 of whom are seniors) in Milton.

Milton Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Milton Sex Ratio

Female

14,608

52.98%

Male

12,964

47.02%

Milton Population by Age

Milton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Milton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.8%6.2%
All84.3%15.7%
Female71.9%28.1%
Non Family62.1%37.9%

84.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Milton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8752.984.3
Married5,5563.5193.8
Non Family1,9871.1562.1
Female1,0372.8571.9
Male2953.32100

3.29

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Milton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3742.10%
9th to 12th Grade5753.23%
High School Graduate2,51414.11%
Some College2,33213.09%
Associates Degree1,1586.50%
Bachelors Degree5,67631.85%
Graduate Degree5,19129.13%
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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
White13,03212,6388,659
Black2,8252,5551,045
Asian1,079910676
Hispanic518437333
2+ Races310301197
Other Race224218144
Native American989010
Islander27

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 97.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 66.44%.

Milton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$71,773$85,765$63,658
Less Than 9th Grade$14,288$$13,980
High School Graduate$43,342$47,307$27,000
Some College$46,555$52,011$40,926
Bachelors Degree$87,793$106,842$71,360
Graduate Degree$102,985$130,651$83,382

$71,773

Average Earnings

$85,765

Average Male

$63,658

Average Female

Milton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Milton Language by Age

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Milton Language

79.59% of Milton residents speak only English, while 20.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.90% of the population.

Milton Language

Milton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,3986633.60%
Black4,07048912.01%
Multiple899262.89%
Asian1,645191.16%
Hispanic82170.85%
Other32761.83%

4.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.04%

Male Poverty Rate

6.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milton is Black, with 12.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milton is Hispanic, with 0.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.51%.

Milton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.00%
High School11.43%
Some College6.20%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%

Milton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed11.52%
Male Unemployed11.23%
Female Employed3.39%
Male Employed0.52%

Milton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Milton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$133,718$172,407
Families$159,860$196,612
Married Families$192,539-
Non Families$41,729$78,209
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Income by Household Type

Milton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

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 Marital Status

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988

Number of Veterans

934

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam429
Korea169
First Gulf War95
Second Gulf War90
World War II47

Milton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+472
65 to 74254
55 to 6499
35 to 5496
18 to 3467

Milton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9105.95%
Black501.50%
2+ Races184.15%
Native American1010.20%

Milton Veterans by Race

Milton Veterans by Education

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4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milton Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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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64.39%

Born in Milton

85.23%

Native Born

14.77%

Foreign Born

4.83%

Non Citizen

9.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.23% of Milton residents were born in the United States, with 64.39% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.83% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202127,59510.00%
202027,59410.00%
201927,59310.00%
201827,592130.05%
201727,57910.00%
201627,578410.15%
201527,53720.01%
201427,5351220.45%
201327,4131410.52%
201227,2721420.52%
201127,130650.24%
201027,0650.00%

Milton Population by Year