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Milton, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Milton Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lafayette Parish at latitude 30.1139 and longitude -92.0691. Lafayette Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The formal official name is the Milton Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Milton, Louisiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Milton indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Milton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Milton, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,538
Population in Households 3,538
Population in Familes 3,181
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 698
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 1,282
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 1,018
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,095 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $204,121
Average Home Value $235,146


Median Household Income $74,931
Average Household Income $99,906
Per Capita Income $35,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 3.71% 2.88%
Households 4.0% 3.0%
Families 4.31% 2.86%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   0.82%
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, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milton to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 143 70th
Population Density1 # 207 56th
Diversity Index2 # 409 14th
Median Household Income # 14 97th
Per Capita Income # 13 97th

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