Milton, Pennsylvania Population 2024

6,446

Milton is a city located in Montour County and Northumberland County Pennsylvania. Milton has a 2024 population of 6,446. Milton is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,612 in 2020.

The average household income in Milton is $66,331 with a poverty rate of 12.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Milton is 36.1 years, 34.1 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Milton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.1%
  • Other race: 2.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.88%
  • Black or African American: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,858.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.51% (-166)
The current population of Milton, Pennsylvania is 6,446 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,612.

Milton, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,28695.1%
Other race1612.44%
Two or more races1241.88%
Black or African American250.38%
Asian140.21%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Milton Population by Race

Milton Population Pyramid 2024

Milton Median Age

36.1

Total

34.1

Male

37.3

Female

Milton Adults

There are 5,088 adults, (1,162 of whom are seniors) in Milton.

Milton Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Milton Sex Ratio

Female3,18648.2%
Male3,42451.8%

Milton Population by Age

Milton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7452.3643.256.8
Non Family1,1521.1725.374.7
Married1,0593.270.629.4
Male2703.2432.267.8
Female2643.3323.176.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Milton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1623.81%
Associates Degree46310.88%
Bachelors Degree51512.11%
Graduate Degree982.3%
High School Graduate2,11049.6%
Less Than 9th Grade1523.57%
Some College75417.72%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,7533,575605
Hispanic3892864
Other Race96324
2+ Races51180
Black25254
Asian14140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.12%.

Milton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$60,048$66,840$45,469
Graduate Degree$75,903$0$0
High School Graduate$29,538$40,781$22,253
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$34,177$40,571$25,163
Some College$31,645$30,144$42,841

$34,177

Average Earnings

$40,571

Average Male

$25,163

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

95.09% of Milton residents speak only English, while 4.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.86% of the population.

Milton Language

Milton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,71258810.29%
Other16112275.78%
Hispanic60212220.27%
Multiple12410181.45%
Black251560%

12.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.63%

Male Poverty Rate

18.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milton is Multiple, with 81.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milton is White, with 10.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.12%.

Milton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.2%
High School9.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.4%
Some College3.2%

Milton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed7.07%
Male Unemployed3.62%
Male Employed3.6%

Milton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Milton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$63,365$71,953
Households$50,431$66,331
Married Families$77,438$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,143$50,773

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Milton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Milton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Milton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

578

Number of Veterans

563

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War270
Vietnam97
Second Gulf War87
Korea25
World War II19

Milton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54260
75+138
65 to 7485
55 to 6451
18 to 3444

Milton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White57811.79%
Hispanic20352.19%

Milton Veterans by Race

Milton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

7%

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

85.49%

Born in Milton

96.13%

Native Born

3.87%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

1.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.13% of Milton residents were born in the United States, with 85.49% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.71% 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
20296,238-42-0.67%
20286,280-41-0.65%
20276,321-42-0.66%
20266,363-41-0.64%
20256,404-42-0.65%
20246,446-41-0.63%
20236,487-42-0.64%
20226,529-54-0.82%
20216,583-29-0.44%
20206,612220.33%
20196,590-35-0.53%
20186,625-46-0.69%
20176,671-50-0.74%
20166,721-36-0.53%
20156,757-51-0.75%
20146,808-17-0.25%
20136,825-41-0.6%
20126,866-15-0.22%
20116,88100%
20106,8812313.47%
20006,650-96-1.42%
19906,746160.24%
19806,730-993-12.86%
19707,723-249-3.12%
19607,972-606-7.06%
19508,5782653.19%
19408,313-239-2.79%
19308,552-86-1%
19208,6381,17815.79%
19107,4601,28520.81%
19006,17585816.14%
18905,31700%
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Milton Population by Year