Milton, Washington Population 2020

8,404

Milton is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 8,404, it is the 98th largest city in Washington and the 3485th largest city in the United States. Milton is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 20.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,968 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Milton has a population density of 3,093 people per square mile.

The average household income in Milton is $87,885 with a poverty rate of 6.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,286 per month, and the median house value is $279,200. The median age in Milton is 38.9 years, 38.7 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males.

Milton Demographics

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

  • White: 87.84%
  • Two or more races: 4.12%
  • Asian: 3.22%
  • Black or African American: 2.37%
  • Other race: 1.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.20%
The current population of Milton, Washington is 8,404, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,258.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,968.

Milton, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,62687.84%
Two or More Races3114.12%
Asian2433.22%
Black or African American1792.37%
Some Other Race941.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander750.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.20%

Milton Population Pyramid 2020

Milton Median Age

38.9


Total

38.7


Male

39.8


Female

Milton Adults

There are 6,067 adults, (1,168 of whom are seniors) in Milton.

Milton Age Dependency

54

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Milton Sex Ratio

Female

3,800

50.38%

Male

3,743

49.62%

Milton Households and Families

Milton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Milton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All56.1%43.9%
Male46.2%53.8%
Non Family43.8%56.2%
Female43%57%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0302.4856.1
Married1,2803.272.9
Non Family1,1911.3743.8
Female3883.4943
Male1712.6346.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

12.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Milton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1182.13%
9th to 12th Grade3426.17%
High School Graduate2,03336.66%
Some College1,34524.25%
Associates Degree5429.77%
Bachelors Degree76613.81%
Graduate Degree4007.21%

Milton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5674,262974
Hispanic38331327
Asian21118067
Black17916247
Multiple Races15615151
Other Race8868
Islander5119
Native American99

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 32.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,815$50,594$44,650
Less Than High School$37,813$32,304$
High School Grad$46,792$52,656$30,179
Some College$48,493$49,286$46,759
Bachelors Degree$53,684$61,528$48,523
Graduate Degree$66,429$$66,786

$48,815

Average Earnings

$50,594

Average Male

$44,650

Average Female

Milton Language

Milton Language by Age

Milton Language

87.98% of Milton residents speak only English, while 12.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.41% of the population.

Milton Poverty

Milton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0633045.01%
Multiple3119028.94%
Hispanic629304.77%
Islander753040.00%
Black1792815.64%
Asian243124.94%

6.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.84%

Male Poverty Rate

8.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milton is Islander, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milton is Hispanic, with 4.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.87%
High School6.20%
Some College5.35%
Bachelors or Greater1.03%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.32%
Female Unemployed19.44%
Female Employed2.71%
Male Employed1.20%

Milton Income

Milton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$76,352$87,885
Families$86,660$102,067
Married Families$100,102-
Non Families$54,934$61,046

Milton Marital Status

Milton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Milton Married by Age and Sex

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

Milton Veterans

614

Number of Veterans

552

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam174
Second Gulf War164
First Gulf War109
Korea48
World War II11
Name Veterans % of Total
White57710.85%
Hispanic184.24%
Black168.94%
2 or More157.85%
Asian62.79%

$Milton Veterans by Education

2.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milton Employment Status

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Milton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.62%

Born in Washington

93.94%

Native Born

6.06%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.94% of Milton residents were born in the United States, with 58.62% having been born in Washington. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,404730.88%
20198,331730.88%
20188,258160.19%
20178,242730.89%
20168,1693504.48%
20157,819420.54%
20147,7771181.54%
20137,6592243.01%
20127,435240.32%
20117,411660.90%
20107,3451,5502.40%
20005,7958001.50%
19904,9951,8334.68%
19803,1625551.95%
19702,6070.00%