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Milton, New York - Basic Facts

The Milton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,515 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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Milton, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,515
Population in Households 1,513
Population in Familes 1,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 511
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 584
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 394
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 400 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 183 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $263,684
Average Home Value $297,875


Median Household Income $66,935
Average Household Income $89,068
Per Capita Income $34,835
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 0.77%
Households 1.26% 0.81%
Families 0.84% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 705 41st
Population Density1 # 938 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 351 71st
Median Household Income # 468 61st
Per Capita Income # 447 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.