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Milton, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Milton Census Designated Place had a population of 2,991 as of July 1, 2019. 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 30.1038 and longitude -92.0765 in Lafayette Parish. The formal boundaries for the Milton Census Designated Place 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.


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Milton, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Milton, LA Housing Affordability Index is 210
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Milton, LA Wealth Index is 181
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,991 (100%)
Population in Households 2,991 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,681 (89.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 644
Diversity Index2 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $89,417
Average Household Income $118,808
Per Capita Income $41,770
Wealth Index4 181

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 970 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $230,488
Housing Affordability Index3 210
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,090
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 857
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.93% 1.3%
Households 0.97% 1.32%
Families 1.14% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

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, 2019 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 # 163 66th
Population Density # 223 53rd
Diversity Index # 404 15th
Median Household Income # 5 99th
Per Capita Income # 9 98th

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