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Milton, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Milton Census Designated Place had a population of 3,259 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 3,259
Daytime Population: Workers 399
Daytime Population: Residents 1,935
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,334
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 3,259
Population in Familes 2,930
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 643
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $86,389
Average Household Income $117,008
Per Capita Income $41,046


Total Housing Units 1,199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 989 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 182 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 2.3%)
Median Home Value $238,262
Average Home Value $307,725


Total Households 1,171
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 929
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 1.01% 1.48%
Households 1.06% 1.52%
Families 1.22% 1.38%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

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, 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 # 156 67th
Population Density # 221 54th
Diversity Index # 409 14th
Median Household Income # 5 99th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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