Milton, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 475 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.3%
 
Males: 249  (52.6%)
Females: 226  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47357.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,460 (it was $35,167 in 2000)
Milton:

$31,460
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,864 (it was $15,131 in 2000)

Milton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,536 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
Milton:

$57,536
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $68,513; Detached houses: $70,975; Mobile homes: $49,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $681.

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Milton races chart
  • White alone - 479 (97.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Milton: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Milton, IN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (44.6%), Irish (19.6%), English (7.9%), United States (6.0%), Norwegian (5.8%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 929 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,750 people per square mile   (low).

Milton,IN real estate house value index trend

Milton, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Milton:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milton town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Milton, Indiana as of April 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Milton to the number of sex offenders is 241 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $496 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.9%)

Milton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (30.8 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (52.7 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (194.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cambridge City, IN (1.4 miles ), East Germantown, IN (1.5 miles ), Mount Auburn, IN (1.6 miles) , Dublin, IN (1.8 miles ), Straughn, IN (2.7 miles ), Hagerstown, IN (2.9 miles ), Centerville, IN (3.0 miles ), Connersville, IN (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.79 N, Longitude: 85.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Milton household income distribution Milton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-3.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Milton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Milton, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Milton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Milton town center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 20.6 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milton-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 127.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 173.1 miles away from Milton center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 160.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.2 miles away from Milton center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 170.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milton topographic map

Birthplace of: Glenn Liebhardt (1900s pitcher) - Baseball player, Thomas J. Graves - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Milton: Thomas J. Graves.

Hospitals and medical centers near Milton:

  • CONNERSVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CONNERSVILLE, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT CONNERSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CONNERSVILLE, IN)
  • CAROLETON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CONNERSVILLE, IN)
  • CAROLETON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CONNERSVILLE, IN)
  • FAYETTE REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CONNERSVILLE, IN)
  • FAYETTE REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CONNERSVILLE, IN)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER OF FA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CONNERSVILLE, IN)

Amtrak station near Milton:

  • 10 miles: CONNERSVILLE (1012 EASTERN AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milton:

  • Indiana University-East (about 16 miles; Richmond, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,867)
  • Miami University-Oxford (about 30 miles; Oxford, OH; FT enrollment: 17,670)
  • Ball State University (about 32 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Anderson University (about 36 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 43 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,906)
  • Taylor University (about 50 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 51 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 13,779)

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Notable location: Milton Washington Township Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Friends Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 77.8. This is about average.

City:

77.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.212
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.76
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.32
U.S.:

9.14

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

MILTON WATER WORKS (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LEN-DEL MOBILE HOME COURT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2013)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.1%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Milton compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Milton travel time to work - commute Milton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Milton town (based on Wayne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.11%
Here: 41.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents18.8%12.6%10.5%8.9%8.0%
Congregations3.4%15.4%9.4%10.3%5.1%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA The Wesleyan ChurchChurch of the NazareneChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents6.3%4.9%4.2%3.8%22.0%
Congregations2.6%1.7%6.8%1.7%43.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Wayne County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Wayne County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Wayne County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

27.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,640$31,6805$1,015
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$412
Sewerage 1$3,074$36,8880$0
Water Supply 1$2,192$26,3040$0
Totals for Government 3$7,906$31,6246$1,427

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randolph County, IN  0.32% ($26,398 average AGI)
from Preble County, OH  0.29% ($30,184)
from Fayette County, IN  0.28% ($27,233)


4.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,036 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($312 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.06%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.44% ($25,522 average AGI)
to Henry County, IN  0.29% ($26,818)
to Preble County, OH  0.28% ($25,726)

Strongest AM radio stations in Milton:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKBV (1490 AM; 1 kW; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHON (930 AM; 1 kW; CENTERVILLE, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milton:

  • WIFE (100.3 FM; CONNERSVILLE, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMG (101.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKWH-FM (94.3 FM; RUSHVILLE, IN; Owner: RSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBSH (91.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMUB (88.5 FM; OXFORD, OH; Owner: THE PRES.& TRUSTEES OF MIAMI UNIV.)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZZY (98.3 FM; WINCHESTER, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WECI (91.5 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: EARLHAM COLLEGE)
  • W237AT (95.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Milton:

  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 740
Total average daily truck traffic: 37
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,011

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Milton)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA9VHU
    Grant Date: 01/19/1988, Expiration Date: 01/19/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2000
    Registrant: Richard A Lemen, R 1 Box 139g, Milton, IN 47357
  • Call Sign: N9HIK, Previous Call Sign: KA9ZPJ
    Grant Date: 03/22/1988, Expiration Date: 03/22/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2000
    Registrant: Richard A Lemen Jr, R 1 Box 139g, Milton, IN 47357
  • Call Sign: WB9UMD
    Grant Date: 09/01/1987, Expiration Date: 09/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/02/1999
    Registrant: Herman H Du Granrut, R 1 Box 38, Milton, IN 47357

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRODI MICHAEL M CHALLENGER 1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 419PM , Serial Number: 0295-CW-0541, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 4577 Nickle Plate Rd, Milton, IN 47357

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Milton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Milton, IN
Most common first names in Milton, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1374.2 years
John882.0 years
William784.1 years
Charles771.7 years
Anna668.3 years
Howard680.8 years
Mildred678.5 years
James575.0 years
Raymond562.6 years
Mary587.8 years
Most common last names in Milton, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Knipp589.4 years
May586.6 years
Miller583.2 years
Murley573.6 years
Taylor573.2 years
Johnson466.8 years
Caldwell480.8 years
Ferris487.2 years
Dalrymple473.5 years
Daniels485.0 years

Milton on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food and beverage stores"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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