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Milton, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Milton Census Designated Place had a population of 3,319 as of July 1, 2016. Milton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Milton is located at latitude 30.1139 and longitude -92.0691 in Lafayette Parish. 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. Lafayette Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Milton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583542) 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 Parish Governing Authority District G, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafayette Parish.

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, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,319
Population in Households 3,319
Population in Familes 2,987
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 655
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 1,193
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 947
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,005 (81.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 188 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $235,340
Average Home Value $299,552


Median Household Income $86,662
Average Household Income $116,375
Per Capita Income $40,903
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.47% 1.73%
Households 1.53% 1.84%
Families 1.72% 1.69%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana 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 # 149 69th
Population Density1 # 219 54th
Diversity Index2 # 408 14th
Median Household Income # 5 99th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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