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Population in 2010: 27,003. Population change since 2000: +3.6%
Males: 13,094  (48.5%)
Females: 13,909  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02186.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $102,666 (it was $78,985 in 2000)
Milton:

$102,666
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $44,469

Milton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $475,380 (it was $282,100 in 2000)
Milton:

$475,380
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $541,723; Detached houses: $555,897; Townhouses or other attached units: $614,845; In 2-unit structures: $419,420; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $388,920; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $8,412,429

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,220.

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  • White alone - 20,489 (75.9%)
  • Black alone - 3,705 (13.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1,111 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 881 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 604 (2.2%)
  • Other race alone - 178 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Milton: 136.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (30.8%), Italian (8.7%), English (7.7%), West Indian (5.6%), German (4.2%), French Canadian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1662

Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,071 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Milton:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milton CDP:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

3,271 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 2.7% Europe, 1.5% Asia).

This place:  12.1%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,925 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,828 (1.3%)

Milton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Quincy, MA (3.6 miles , pop. 88,025).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (4.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (182.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Quincy, MA (1.9 miles ), Dedham, MA (2.2 miles ), Boston, MA (2.2 miles ), Braintree, MA (2.2 miles ), Braintree Town, MA (2.2 miles ), Randolph, MA (2.4 miles ), Brookline, MA (2.5 miles ), Canton, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $266,900
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $299,600
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $241,700
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $254,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $306,100
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $268,100
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $344,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $262,900
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $322,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $461,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $538,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $501,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,800
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $207,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 71.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,821 (-21.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,147 (16.9%)

Area codes: 617, 857

Milton household income distribution Milton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Milton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000022000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.07.67.50.00.00.0
Rapes 011010000010
per 100,000 0.03.83.80.03.90.00.00.00.00.03.70.0
Robberies 99177512667965
per 100,000 34.234.465.327.219.445.823.222.826.234.722.118.2
Assaults 14812713788211923
per 100,000 3.815.330.746.627.149.627.030.429.981.069.983.9
Burglaries 314718504729486743658490
per 100,000 117.7179.569.1194.0182.3110.7185.4254.8160.9250.8309.2328.2
Thefts 121138155169179205172207198219258181
per 100,000 459.5527.0595.4655.7694.3782.7664.4787.1741.0844.8949.6660.0
Auto thefts 1920171515121861015147
per 100,000 72.276.465.358.258.245.869.522.837.457.951.525.5
Arson N/AN/A0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 46.860.667.666.864.271.662.085.678.589.194.279.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 62 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Milton, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Milton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Milton place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from Milton center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Milton center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 39.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Norfolk County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milton topographic map

Birthplace of: Buckminster Fuller - (1895-1983), inventor, George H. W. Bush, George Herbert Walker Bush, Everett P. Pope - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Rich Hill (pitcher) - Baseball player, Barry Wood (American football) - Australian microbiologist, Jenny Slate - Comedian, Keith Yandle - Ice hockey player, Michael Ryan - NHL player (Buffalo Sabres, born: May 16, 1980), Peter Sanderson - Comic critic.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Milton: Everett Parker Pope.


Hospitals/medical centers in Milton:

  • PRIMARY HOMECARE SPECIALTIES (Home Health Center, 75 ADAMS STREET, SUITE D)
  • BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS HOSPITAL-MILTON INC (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Federal, 199 REEDSDALE ROAD)
  • HOSPICE OF THE AFFILIATED COMMUNITY VN (Hospital, 500 GRANITE AVENUE)
  • MILTON HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 1200 BRUSH HILL ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Milton, MA

Amtrak stations near Milton:

  • 5 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in Milton:

  • Curry College (Full-time enrollment: 2,006; Location: 1071 Blue Hill Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.curry.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Milton:

  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 5 miles; Boston, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,906)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 6 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,393)
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (about 6 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,970)
  • Northeastern University (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 20,344)
  • Simmons College (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • Berklee College of Music (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,800)
  • Boston University (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 25,745)

Public high school in Milton:

Private high school in Milton:

  • FONTBONNE ACADEMY (Students: 470; Location: 930 BROOK RD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Milton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Milton:

  • ST AGATHA SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 440 ADAMS ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARY OF THE HILLS SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 250 BROOK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THACHER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 1425 BLUE HILL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DELPHI ACADEMY (Students: 133; Location: 564 BLUE HILL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE CAMPBELL SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 180 BLUE HILL AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CARRIAGE HOUSE SCHOOL INC (Students: 61; Location: 777 RANDOLPH AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Milton:

  • MILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $935,048; Location: 476 CANTON AVE.; 104,653 books; 20 e-books; 5,525 audio materials; 5,347 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 168 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Milton Academy private 1-12 grades, boarding and commuter Delphi Academy private 1-8 Montessori School private pre k-6
  • Milton Academy private 1-12 grades, boarding and commuter Delphi Academy private 1-8 Montessori School private pre k-6

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Notable locations in Milton: Presidents Golf Course (A), Milton Fire Department Station 2 (B), Milton Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (C), Milton Fire Department Station 4 (D), Fontbonne Academy Library (E), Cox Library (F), Forbes House Museum (G), Levin Library (H), Louis R Levin Memorial Library (I), Milton Public Library (J), Museum of American China Trade (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Milton include: Trinity Episcopal Church (A), Saint Pius X Church (B), Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (C), Saint Mary of the Hills Church (D), Saint Elizabeth Church (E), Saint Agathas Convent (F), Parkway United Methodist Church (G), Mattapan Baptist Church (H), First Parish in Milton Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Hemenway Pond (A), Hillside Pond (B), Houghtons Pond (C), Popes Pond (D), Turners Pond (E), Pine Tree Brook Reservoir (F), Neponset River Reservoir (G), Neponset River Marshes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Unquity Brook (A), Trout Brook (B), Pine Tree Brook (C), Balster Brook (D), Chestnut Run (E), Coon Hollow Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Captain Forbes House Museum (215 Adams Street), Mass Commonwealth - Metropolitan District Comm- Milton- Trailside Mu (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1904 Canton Avenue), Milton Academy Emergency # (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 170 Centre Street).

 
Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.6. This is worse than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.3. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.23
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.324. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.324
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1

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

MILTON WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 26825, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-2001 and APR-03-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2002)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-2000 and APR-04-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-09-2001), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2001)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1993 and APR-04-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2001)
TL STORER/GOOSE CAMP (Address: 411 UNQUITY RD , Serves NH, Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-25-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-1998), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TL STORER /ADAMS /MAIN (Address: 411 UNQUITY RD , Serves NH, Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-1999), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-1999), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-1998), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-16-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-16-1997), St Public Notif received (APR-21-1997), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-1997)
CRAWFORD POND (Serves NH, Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-09-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-1999)
HAWTHORNE VILLAGE ASSOC (Serves NH, Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-10-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-23-2001), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-11-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed PAO issued (JUN-15-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and MAR-11-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-1999)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 72 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.8%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.7% for Black residents, 11.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 3.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.4%
Whole state:  7.0%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Milton, MA

People in group quarters in Milton in 2010:

  • 1,229 people in college/university student housing
  • 137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 98 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Milton in 2000:

  • 753 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 265 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Milton compared to Massachusetts state average:

Milton, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Milton (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: East Milton Branch at 420 Granite Avenue, branch established on 1986/09/02; Milton Village Branch at 40 Adams Street, branch established on 1905/05/18. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: East Milton Branch at 561 Adams Street, branch established on 1996/08/12. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Milton Branch at 2 Eliot Street, branch established on 1949/05/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

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 (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Milton CDP (based on Norfolk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.48%
Here74.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents78.6%7.9%3.1%2.6%1.0%
Congregations20.0%13.0%11.4%9.8%1.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.6%0.5%3.8%
Congregations4.4%0.6%4.4%5.4%29.8%
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: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Norfolk County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Norfolk County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

16.5%

8.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,555 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($570 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.24%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.20% ($55,985 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.24% ($77,454)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.94% ($54,265)


8.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($67,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.12%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($65,283 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.32% ($73,785)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.14% ($60,184)

Strongest AM radio stations in Milton:

  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milton:

  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMLN-FM (91.5 FM; MILTON, MA; Owner: CURRY COLLEGE)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Milton:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Milton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Great Blue Hill (Lat: 42.212056 Lon: -71.113944), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WZS655
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.712 MHz, 862.712 MHz, 863.712 MHz, 864.712 MHz, 865.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2007, Expiration Date: 09/17/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2012
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 40 Highland St (Lat: 42.252333 Lon: -71.070889), Call Sign: WBE888
    Assigned Frequencies: 473.462 MHz, 473.562 MHz, 473.787 MHz, 473.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/2012, Expiration Date: 06/22/2022
    Registrant: Milton, Town Of, 40 Highland St, Milton, MA 02186, Phone: (617) 698-3800, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • GREAT BLUE, Great Blue Hill (Lat: 42.211750 Lon: -71.113667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.3 m, Overall height: 71 m, Call Sign: WIL672
    Assigned Frequencies: 470.737 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2004, Expiration Date: 03/22/2014
    Registrant: Project Consultant, Greater Boston Police Council, 2 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451, Phone: (781) 899-3331, Fax: (617) 343-5333, Email:
  • 92 Highland St (Lat: 42.247611 Lon: -71.068944), Call Sign: KUM704, Licensee ID: L00492198
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2004, Expiration Date: 03/14/2014
    Registrant: Milton Hospital, 92 Highland St, Milton, MA 02186
  • Lat: 42.240500 Lon: -71.069083, Call Sign: WQAN616
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/2004, Expiration Date: 07/08/2014, Certifier: Chris Sleeper
    Registrant: Industrial Communications, 40 Lone Street, Marshfield, MA 02050, Phone: (781) 319-1011, Fax: (781) 837-4000, Email:
  • Lat: 42.265056 Lon: -71.078667, Call Sign: WQOL331
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2011, Expiration Date: 11/04/2021, Certifier: Jeffrey Urquhart
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$387,846202$367,5301,115$312,12640$158,8509$293,111
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$312,20013$282,76972$310,7084$242,5001$285,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$358,00028$363,000207$351,60911$146,7274$263,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$401,57130$402,567153$333,3667$231,0004$291,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$271,0008$409,50057$317,9124$193,7501$191,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4161.00 , 4162.00, 4163.00, 4164.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$365,54222$343,9090$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$322,28611$361,7270$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$370,8335$377,4001$413,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$396,0005$381,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$401,0001$401,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4161.00 , 4162.00, 4163.00, 4164.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 178
  • Hazardous Condition: 212
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Milton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Milton, MA
Businesses in Milton, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
FedEx5True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Frederick R. Taylor (10)
  • Thomas W. Wideman (10)
  • Clinton Alawn Krueger (8)
  • Stanley Letovsky (8)
  • Theodore D. Ciolkosz (7)
  • Steve Geyster (7)
  • William M. Wong (7)
  • Patrick A. Helm (7)
  • Nathaniel M. Sims (6)
  • Ly Tam Phan (6)

Total of 291 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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