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Milton, New York - Basic Facts

The Milton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,476 as of July 1, 2017. Milton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Milton is located at latitude 41.6562 and longitude -73.9696 in Ulster County. The formal boundaries for the Milton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Ulster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Milton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389488) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Milton Census Designated Place is located within Town of Marlborough, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ulster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Milton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Milton, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,476
Daytime Population: Workers 670
Daytime Population: Residents 747
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,417
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 1,475
Population in Familes 1,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 498
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $72,259
Average Household Income $95,910
Per Capita Income $37,245


Total Housing Units 621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 389 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $275,000
Average Home Value $316,173


Total Households 565
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 382
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.7% 0.54%
Households 0.63% 0.49%
Families 0.29% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Milton, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milton to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 709 41st
Population Density # 940 21st
Diversity Index # 350 71st
Median Household Income # 460 62nd
Per Capita Income # 431 64th

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