Milton, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 2,914 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: +75.9%
Males: 1,291  (44.3%)
Females: 1,623  (55.7%)
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19968.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,171 (it was $32,368 in 2000)
Milton:

$51,171
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,082 (it was $17,016 in 2000)

Milton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $248,204 (it was $89,400 in 2000)
Milton:

$248,204
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $337,321; detached houses: $381,888; townhouses or other attached units: $288,226; in 2-unit structures: $531,224; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $465,614; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,989; mobile homes: $93,697; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $139,113

Median gross rent in 2017: $910.

March 2019 cost of living index in Milton: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.7%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 15.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 14.0% for other race residents, 11.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Milton, DE (2017)
    • 2,07471.4%White alone
    • 53218.3%Black alone
    • 2067.1%Hispanic
    • 230.8%Other race alone
    • 240.8%Two or more races
    • 180.6%Asian alone
    • 140.5%American Indian alone

Races in Milton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Milton, Delaware as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Milton is 78 to 1.


Crime rates in Milton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(110.9)
2
(110.4)
2
(110.9)
3
(164.6)
2
(108.2)
1
(53.1)
1
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(111.6)
5
(181.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.8)
4
(136.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(165.6)
5
(277.3)
1
(54.9)
3
(162.3)
2
(106.3)
3
(115.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(74.4)
5
(181.8)
1
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(886.9)
10
(551.9)
8
(443.7)
6
(329.1)
7
(378.8)
23
(1,222)
13
(499.6)
10
(377.4)
12
(446.6)
9
(327.3)
6
(213.9)
2
(69.6)
2
(68.2)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(1,885)
45
(2,483)
38
(2,108)
45
(2,468)
45
(2,435)
79
(4,198)
41
(1,576)
32
(1,208)
37
(1,377)
39
(1,418)
22
(784.3)
10
(347.8)
8
(272.9)
16
(539.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(2,882)
59
(3,256)
53
(2,940)
38
(2,084)
44
(2,381)
51
(2,710)
62
(2,383)
56
(2,113)
43
(1,600)
36
(1,309)
36
(1,283)
22
(765.2)
37
(1,262)
30
(1,011)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.2)
3
(166.4)
0
(0.0)
6
(324.7)
3
(159.4)
3
(115.3)
1
(37.7)
2
(74.4)
2
(72.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.1)
1
(33.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(55.4)
1
(55.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)513.3556.8539.1470.1502.7733.8380.1247.5367.3422.9159.796.7205.380.9

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City-data.com crime index in Milton, DE

Crime rate in Milton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (22.5%), German (8.0%), English (6.9%), Irish (5.8%), Italian (3.7%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 2,758 people per square mile   (average).

Milton, Delaware map

112 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.1% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:

3.8%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,172 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $924 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (51.0 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (79.0 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (84.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ellendale, DE (2.5 miles ),
Georgetown, DE (2.7 miles ),
Lewes, DE (3.0 miles ),
Slaughter Beach, DE (3.1 miles),
Milford, DE (3.3 miles ),
Henlopen Acres, DE (3.6 miles),
Rehoboth Beach, DE (3.6 miles ),
Millsboro, DE (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 38.78 N, Longitude: 75.31 W

Area code: 302

Distribution of median household income in Milton, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Milton, DE in 2017

Property values in Milton, DE

Milton satellite photo by USGS

Milton tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Delaware:

3.2%
Most common industries in Milton, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Food (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Food (11.9%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Milton, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Food processing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Food processing workers (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)

Average climate in Milton, Delaware

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Milton, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.96. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.96
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00406. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00406
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Milton-area historical tornado activity is below Delaware state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.5 miles away from the Milton town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milton-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.0 miles away from Milton center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 327.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 269.6 miles away from Milton center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 361.3 miles away from Milton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Milton:

  • GENERATIONS HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • HARRISON SENIOR LIVING OF GEORGETOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • BEEBE HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPICE SOUTHERN DIVISION (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • HARBOR HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • LEWES CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • BEEBE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; LEWES, DE)

Airports located in Milton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milton:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 8 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 30 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Delaware State University (about 31 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 32 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Salisbury University (about 34 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 45 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cumberland County College (about 48 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

Public elementary/middle schools in Milton:

  • MARINER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 523, Location: 16391 HARBESON RD., Grades: 6-8)
  • MILTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 512, Location: 512 FEDERAL STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • H. O. BRITTINGHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 400 MULBERRY STREET, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Milton:

  • EAGLE'S NEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 344, Location: 26633 ZION CHURCH RD, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Milton: Milton Police Department (A), Milton Public Library (B), Milton Town Hall (C), Milton Fire Department Incorporated (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Milton include: Grace Church (A), Goshen United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Wagamons Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ingram Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Milton Historical Society (Museums; Union St).

Birthplace of: David Hazzard - Politician, Robert G. Houston - Politician, Joseph M. Carey - Politician.

Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Milton and their reported violations in the past:

SURF BAGEL (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-15-2008), St Public Notif issued (APR-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2006), St Public Notif issued (JUL-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (APR-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2005), St Public Notif issued (JUL-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2006)
EAGLES NEST FELLOWSHIP CHURCH (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2006), St Public Notif issued (NOV-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2007)
EAGLES NEST FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 246, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2013)
SAVANNAH RD. CENTER (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-13-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2009)
SMITH LANDING SYSTEM 1 (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2008), St Public Notif issued (SEP-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif issued (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2005), St Public Notif issued (SEP-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2006)
SHELLS LEARNING CENTER III (Population served: 83, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2007), St Public Notif issued (JAN-10-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2007), St Public Notif issued (2 times from AUG-02-2007 to JAN-09-2008), St Formal NOV issued (4 times from JAN-09-2008 to JAN-14-2010), Fed Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2010), Fed FAO issued (MAY-25-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2010)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (MAR-09-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-09-2004), St Public Notif issued (JAN-12-2005), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JAN-12-2005 to JUL-18-2005), St Public Notif issued (JUL-18-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2005)
BRUMBLEYS FAMILY PARK (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (APR-09-2008), St Boil Water Order (APR-09-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAR-20-2008), St Public Notif issued (MAR-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2006)
KRISTINS CARE AND LEARNING CENTER (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2007), St Public Notif issued (MAY-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2007)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Milton that have no violations reported:

  • MILTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 2,400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SMITH LANDING SYSTEM 2 (Population served: 114, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.5%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.6%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Milton (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Broadkill Road Drive-In Branch at 301 Broadkill Road, branch established on 2011/05/16; Milton Branch at 107 Front Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • County Bank: Milton Branch at 140 Broadhill Road, branch established on 2004/12/09. Info updated 2012/02/23: Bank assets: $333.1 mil, Deposits: $294.9 mil, headquarters in Rehoboth Beach, DE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Cb Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Milton:

Marital status in Milton, DE
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Milton:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Delaware average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Milton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Milton, DE (based on Sussex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,6817
Mainline Protestant23,803107
Evangelical Protestant16,640115
Black Protestant2,91421
Other6558
Orthodox2202
None125,232-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
This county:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Here:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

28.9%
State:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.3%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Milton:

49.4%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Milton:

28.7
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.5%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Milton:

80.0%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Milton, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$35,259$60,4440$0
Water Supply 5$8,644$20,7460$0
Parks and Recreation 5$10,806$25,9340$0
Streets and Highways 5$2,162$5,1890$0
Financial Administration 2$5,328$31,9680$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,367$38,2021$441
Other Government Administration 2$8,175$49,0500$0
Police - Other 1$2,926$35,1120$0
Totals for Government 29$79,667$32,9661$441

Milton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $929,000 ($318.81)
    Water Utilities: $392,000 ($134.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $296,000 ($101.58)
    Central Staff Services: $259,000 ($88.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $182,000 ($62.46)
    Regular Highways: $163,000 ($55.94)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($34.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($14.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($14.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($1.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($13.73)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($10.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($5.15)

Milton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $311,000 ($106.73)
    Other: $186,000 ($63.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($8.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $63,000 ($21.62)
    General Revenue - Other: $45,000 ($15.44)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($4.80)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $500,000 ($171.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $112,000 ($38.44)
    Highways: $54,000 ($18.53)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($2.06)
  • Tax - Property: $957,000 ($328.41)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $292,000 ($100.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $290,000 ($99.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $40,000 ($13.73)
    Other License: $40,000 ($13.73)

Milton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $381,000 ($130.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $347,000 ($119.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000 ($11.67)

Milton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,420,000 ($487.30)

6.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.05%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, DE  0.86% ($39,974 average AGI)
from New Castle County, DE  0.54% ($87,246)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($48,416)


4.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, DE  0.78% ($33,254 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  0.38% ($47,441)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($29,498)
Businesses in Milton, DE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1Walgreens1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Milton:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milton:

  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • W219BZ (91.7 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Milton:

  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WBLP-LP (Channel 22; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: OCEAN 22 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWP-LP (Channel 4; MILLSBORO, ETC., DE; Owner: OCEAN 4 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

Milton fatal accident list:

Jun 14, 2010 05:57 PM, Cr319, Sr-5, Lat: 38.768706, Lon: -75.316686, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 7, 1993 03:40 PM, Cr2077&225, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 1993 11:00 AM, 197, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 1990 03:32 AM, S22, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.6mTotal length
  • $3,951,000Total costs
  • 64,157Total average daily traffic
  • 6,346Total average daily truck traffic
  • 84,814Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Milton) Route 16, 500' West Of Intersection With Rte 1 (Lat: 38.794556 Lon: -75.285472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 44.8 m, Overall height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN540
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Thomas Kadunce, Rt 30, 1.8 Miles West (Lat: 38.775000 Lon: -75.343333), Type: 137.5, Overall height: 131.1 m, Registrant: Delaware Divsion Of Communications, Tom.Kadunce@state.De.Us, , Dover, Phone: (302) 697-4486
  • Thomas J Kadunce, Rt 30, 1.8 Miles West (Lat: 38.774444 Lon: -75.342222), Type: 136.6, Structure height: 10005 m, Overall height: 102.7 m, Registrant: Delaware Divsion Of Communications, Tom.Kadunce@state.De.Us, , Dover, Phone: (302) 697-4486
  • Thomas J Kadunce, Rt 30, 1.8 Miles West (Lat: 38.774444 Lon: -75.342222), Type: 136.6, Structure height: 10005 m, Overall height: 102.7 m, Registrant: Delaware Divsion Of Communications, Tom.Kadunce@state.De.Us, , Dover, Phone: (302) 697-4486
  • Stephanie Betts, 0.3nm South Of The Intersection Of Cave Neck Rd And Off Centered Way (Lat: 38.769139 Lon: -75.306000), Type: 60.6, Structure height: 10005 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Registrant: Towernorth Development, LLC, Bstern@clinellc.Com, Suite 1, Raynh-am, Phone: (215) 803-4858
  • Stephanie Betts, 0.3nm South Of The Intersection Of Cave Neck Rd And Off Centered Way (Lat: 38.769139 Lon: -75.306000), Type: 60.6, Structure height: 10005 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Registrant: Towernorth Development, LLC, Bstern@clinellc.Com, Suite 1, Raynh-am, Phone: (215) 803-4858
  • Rt 30, 1.8 Miles West (Lat: 38.775000 Lon: -75.343333), Type: 137.5, Overall height: 131.1 m, Registrant: State Of Dba Delaware, Rrr@state.De.Us, , Dover, Phone: (302) 739-9648

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Milton, DE)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Milton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Milton)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of fires - 46 took place in 2005, and the least - 11 in 2016. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Milton, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.5%), and Outside Fires (35.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Milton, DE
    • 23147.5%Structure Fires
    • 17335.6%Outside Fires
    • 6313.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 193.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Milton, DE
Most common first names in Milton, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6771.7 years
James5769.6 years
William5474.2 years
Mary5178.7 years
Robert4273.4 years
Charles3675.4 years
George3172.0 years
Dorothy2577.6 years
Elizabeth2478.5 years
Thomas2364.3 years
Most common last names in Milton, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Reed3476.5 years
Smith2376.3 years
Hudson2073.6 years
Jefferson1974.6 years
Wilson1973.8 years
Jones1872.2 years
Harmon1870.6 years
Donovan1679.3 years
Betts1677.4 years
Johnson1675.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Milton, DE
  • 35.5%Electricity
  • 29.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.4%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Milton, DE
  • 70.3%Electricity
  • 20.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Milton compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Milton on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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