Milton, Vermont Population 2024

10,599

Milton is a city located in Chittenden County and Franklin County Vermont. Milton has a 2024 population of 10,599. Milton is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,740 in 2020.

The average household income in Milton is $126,364 with a poverty rate of 3.31%. The median age in Milton is 38.5 years: 35.4 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Milton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.95%
  • Black or African American: 3.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
51.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
205.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.31% (-141)
The current population of Milton, Vermont is 10,599 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,740.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,17994.95%
Black or African American3313.09%
Two or more races1961.83%
Native American140.13%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Milton Population by Race

Milton Population Pyramid 2024

Milton Median Age

38.5

Total

35.4

Male

43.5

Female

Milton Adults

There are 8,595 adults, (1,514 of whom are seniors) in Milton.

Milton Age Dependency

51.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Milton Sex Ratio

Female5,05947.19%
Male5,66152.81%

Milton Population by Age

Milton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0142.6783.816.2
Married2,3913.1392.57.5
Non Family1,0791.2974.125.9
Female4293.7255.244.8
Male1152.231000

3.07

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

83.8%

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 Grade3875.09%
Associates Degree1,06013.93%
Bachelors Degree1,57720.73%
Graduate Degree81410.7%
High School Graduate2,14728.22%
Less Than 9th Grade1221.6%
Some College1,50219.74%

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
White7,2236,8352,331
Black156480
2+ Races15015059
Hispanic74740
Native American1411

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 39.33%.

Milton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,750$61,455$55,950
Graduate Degree$90,308$92,368$89,375
High School Graduate$45,476$46,920$41,571
Less Than 9th Grade$37,019$48,000$35,673
Overall$59,543$64,528$54,419
Some College$63,387$76,173$47,157

$59,543

Average Earnings

$64,528

Average Male

$54,419

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

97.8% of Milton residents speak only English, while 2.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.2% of the population.

Milton Language

Milton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,0933383.35%
Multiple196168.16%

3.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.88%

Male Poverty Rate

2.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milton is Multiple, with 8.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milton is White, with 3.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.99%.

Milton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.32%
High School7.5%
Some College3.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.59%

Milton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed17.29%
Male Unemployed1.87%
Male Employed0.47%
Female Employed0%

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$121,939$144,332
Households$108,913$126,364
Married Families$139,145$-999,999,999
Non Families$56,317$71,779

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Milton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

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 45-54.

Milton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Milton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

449

Number of Veterans

342

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War181
Vietnam145
First Gulf War57
Korea0
World War II0

Milton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74126
55 to 64115
18 to 34106
35 to 5451
75+51

Milton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4295.23%
2+ Races2013.33%
Hispanic810.81%

Milton Veterans by Race

Milton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.3%

Labor Force Participation

71.9%

Employment Rate

6%

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

66.57%

Born in Milton

96.88%

Native Born

3.13%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.88% of Milton residents were born in the United States, with 66.57% having been born in Vermont. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Milton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,374-45-0.43%
202810,419-45-0.43%
202710,464-45-0.43%
202610,509-45-0.43%
202510,554-45-0.42%
202410,599-45-0.42%
202310,644-45-0.42%
202210,689-45-0.42%
202110,734-6-0.06%
202010,740-103-0.95%
201910,843-99-0.9%
201810,942-63-0.57%
201711,0051781.64%
201610,827-45-0.41%
201510,8722352.21%
201410,637530.5%
201310,584570.54%
201210,527330.31%
201110,4941221.18%
201010,37200%

Milton Population by Year