Milton, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 3,030.
Males: 1,444  (47.7%)
Females: 1,586  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Louisiana median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 70558.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $56,496
Milton:

$56,496
LA:

$55,416

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $34,445

Milton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $228,600
Milton:

$228,600
LA:

$209,200

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $306,287; detached houses: $327,816; townhouses or other attached units: $244,119; in 2-unit structures: $263,169; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,268; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $312,613; mobile homes: $126,200; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $1,972

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,721.

March 2022 cost of living index in Milton: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 14.0%

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  • Races in Milton, LA (2022)
    • 2,35894.1%White alone
    • 953.8%Black alone
    • 170.7%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: French (44.1%), American (15.0%), Cajun (12.5%), French Canadian (5.3%), English (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 23 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,449 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,336 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (8.1 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (61.1 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (199.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Maurice, LA (1.7 miles ),
Youngsville, LA (2.3 miles ),
Broussard, LA (2.7 miles ),
Lafayette, LA (2.9 miles ),
Scott, LA (3.1 miles ),
Abbeville, LA (3.1 miles ),
Erath, LA (3.2 miles ),
Cade, LA (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 30.10 N, Longitude: 92.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 337

Distribution of median household income in Milton, LA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Milton, LA in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.4%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 61.7. This is about average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Milton-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Milton place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/31/1983, a category F3 tornado 8.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 425.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 294.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from Milton center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 257.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.3 miles away from Milton 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 Lafayette Parish (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Milton:

  • PELICAN POINTE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MAURICE, LA)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • CORNERSTONE VILLAGE SOUTH, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • NURSING SPECIALTIES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • PREMIER HOME HEALTH OF LAFAYETTE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • LAFAYETTE PHYSICAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)

Airports located in Milton:

Amtrak stations near Milton:

  • 10 miles: LAFAYETTE (133 E. GRANT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: NEW IBERIA (WASHINGTON ST. & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milton:

  • South Louisiana Community College (about 8 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 9 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 9 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 61 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 61 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 61 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 66 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)

Public high school in Milton:

  • MIDLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 735 SOUTH CROCKER, Grades: 7-12)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Milton: Lafayette Parish Library Milton Branch (A), Milton Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cedar Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Milton: Saint Josephs Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Milton: Picard Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lafayette Parish 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:

LAKEVIEW TRAILER PARK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2013)
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.4%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Milton:

Marital status in Milton, LA
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Milton:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Louisiana average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Milton, LA (based on Lafayette Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic99,93528
Evangelical Protestant33,60969
Black Protestant25,17810
Mainline Protestant8,69116
Other1,85011
Orthodox1642
None52,151-
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: 51
Lafayette Parish:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Lafayette Parish:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
This county:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
This county:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 154
Here:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lafayette Parish:

9.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.4%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Strongest AM radio stations in Milton:

  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KROF (960 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KANE (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAFOURCHE, L.L.C.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KNIR (1360 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSIG (1450 AM; 1 kW; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: ACADIA BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milton:

  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KPEL-FM (105.1 FM; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Milton:

  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K54FT (Channel 54; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
Milton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Milton fatal accident list:

Jun 14, 2018 03:20 PM, Sr-92, Placide Dr, Lat: 30.109239, Lon: -92.045764, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 2017 01:30 AM, Sr-339, Chemim Agreable Street, Lat: 30.065531, Lon: -92.032519, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 2, 2005 08:43 AM, Sr-733, Lat: 30.115690, Lon: -92.062940, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 2000 11:25 PM, Sr-733, Lat: 30.108679, Lon: -92.059637, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 27.8mTotal length
  • 18,644Total average daily traffic
  • 1,426Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,423Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Milton, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Milton, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Milton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 92 At Espasie Rd (Lat: 30.103806 Lon: -92.077889), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WNUV949,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHz, 154.280 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Registrant: Lafayette Parish Communication District, Lafayette, LA 70598, Phone: (337) 291-5060, Fax: (337) 291-5080, Email:

  • 4.7 Km W Of La 339 & Simon Rd (Lat: 30.080750 Lon: -92.048722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 111 m, Call Sign: WPLW804,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.187 MHz, 857.287 MHz, 855.087 MHz, 855.337 MHz, 855.662 MHz, 859.787 MHz, 860.812 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2023, Expiration Date: 03/25/2033, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, LLC, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MILTON, Simmon Rd 4.7 Km W Int La 339 & Simmon Rd (Lat: 30.080833 Lon: -92.048611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 111.3 m, Call Sign: WQZN703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2017, Expiration Date: 06/20/2027, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, LLC, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Email:


FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Milton Bridge La 92 And Vermillion River (Lat: 30.100472 Lon: -92.072889), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WXZ341, Licensee ID: L00009917,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2014, Expiration Date: 05/05/2024, Registrant: State Of Louisiana, 7686 Tom Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

  • Woodlawn Bridge La 1246 Vermillion River (Lat: 30.062972 Lon: -92.077333), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WXZ584, Licensee ID: L00009917,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2014, Expiration Date: 05/05/2024, Registrant: State Of Louisiana, 7986 Tom Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70806


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE5KEK, Licensee ID: L01188052, Grant Date: 08/31/2006, Expiration Date: 08/31/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2018, Certifier: Yvonne A Broussard, Registrant: Yvonne A Broussard, Milton, LA 70558


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 6. The highest number of reported fires - 12 took place in 2015, and the least - 1 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Milton, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (67.6%), and Outside Fires (20.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Milton, LA
    • 7167.6%Structure Fires
    • 2120.0%Outside Fires
    • 98.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Milton, LA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Milton, LA
  • 87.8%Electricity
  • 10.9%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Milton, LA
  • 84.4%Electricity
  • 15.6%Utility gas


Milton compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Milton on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
There are no pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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