Milton is a town that Is located in Ontario, Canada. It is located in the Halton region. The country was first established in 1818 and was incorporated as a town in 1857. According to the 2016 census, Milton’s population was 110,128. It is the 48th largest municipality in Canada by population.
City Size and Population Density
The town covers over 140 square miles, and thus has a population density of 596 people per square mile.
Milton Population Demographics
Milton has a young population, with over 26% of its residents aged 19 and younger. Just 10.5% of the population are 65 years old and older.
Close to 70% of Milton’s inhabitants speak English, while other languages spoken throughout the town include Urdu, Polish, Spanish and Panjabi.
Over 64% of residents are of the Christian faith, while nearly 20% do not follow a religion. There are also large communities of Muslims, Hindus and Sikh residing within Milton.
The biggest minority group is South Asians, which make up 14% of the population. Other minority groups include Filipinos, Chinese, Latin American, Arab, Southeast Asian and Korean – to name a few. Almost 70% of the population is White.
Milton was one of the fastest growing municipalities in the country from 2001 to 2011, with its population jumping by over 71% from 2001 to 2006 and another 56.5% between 2006 and 2011.
Milton’s population is expected to continue to grow at a fairly rapid rate. Its population is projected to more than double by the year 2031, with estimates putting the population at that time at 228,000.