Milton, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 164 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.2%
Males: 64  (39.4%)
Females: 100  (60.6%)
Median resident age:  51.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip code: 27305

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,702 (it was $37,917 in 2000)
Milton:

$27,702
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,876 (it was $20,343 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,060 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Milton:

$96,060
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $105,057; Detached houses: $105,057

Median gross rent in 2012: $519.

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  • White alone - 85 (51.2%)
  • Black alone - 77 (46.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (2.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Milton: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (11.0%), German (6.9%), United States (6.9%), Irish (3.5%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 475 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 431 people per square mile   (low).

Milton, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Milton:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milton town:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 24.1%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Milton, North Carolina as of March 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Milton to the number of sex offenders is 82 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $663 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $690 (0.4%)

Milton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (41.5 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (46.5 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (325.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Danville, VA (3.4 miles ), Yanceyville, NC (3.4 miles ), Blairs, VA (3.7 miles ), Mount Hermon, VA (3.9 miles ), Roxboro, NC (4.0 miles ), Cluster Springs, VA (4.1 miles ), Ruffin, NC (4.4 miles ), Mountain Road, VA (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.54 N, Longitude: 79.21 W

Area code: 336

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

7.2%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -91 (-40.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (17%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (10%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (21%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (5%)

Average climate in Milton, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Milton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Milton town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 tornado 29.8 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.3 miles away from the city center
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 284.7 miles away from Milton center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 261.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 156.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 159.0 miles away from Milton center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caswell County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Milton:

  • STRATFORD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - DANVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)
  • AMBULATORY SURG CNTR OF DANVILLE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)
  • SOUTHERN VIRGINIA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)
  • ROMAN EAGLE MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)

Heliports located in Milton:

Amtrak station near Milton:

  • 11 miles: DANVILLE (677 CRAGHEAD ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milton:

  • Danville Community College (about 12 miles; Danville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Alamance Community College (about 34 miles; Graham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,614)
  • Elon University (about 35 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 6,403)
  • Patrick Henry Community College (about 40 miles; Martinsville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • Duke University (about 40 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 14,652)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 43 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 43 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)

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

Caswell 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 78.7. This is about average.

City:

78.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.42. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

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

KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH`S WITNESS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MACEDONIA AME CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.4%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Milton compared to North Carolina state average:

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

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.96%
Here: 28.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristOther
Adherents49.4%31.6%5.7%5.5%7.7%
Congregations29.8%36.2%14.9%6.4%12.8%
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: 6
Caswell County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Caswell County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Caswell County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Caswell County:

30.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

15.6%
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 0$0 7$2,275
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,275

Milton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $90,000 ($548.78)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($140.24)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($121.95)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($48.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($97.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($18.29)

Milton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,000 ($201.22)
    All Other: $14,000 ($85.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $90,000 ($548.78)
    General Support: $7,000 ($42.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($85.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($24.39)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($85.37)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.10)

Milton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($371.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $59,000 ($359.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($12.20)

Milton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $78,000 ($475.61)

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

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 Alamance County, NC  0.99% ($24,649 average AGI)
from Danville city, VA  0.62% ($23,958)
from Rockingham County, NC  0.54% ($26,000)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alamance County, NC  1.34% ($26,600 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NC  0.66% ($24,538)
to Guilford County, NC  0.61% ($30,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Milton:

  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDVA (1250 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTM (1330 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYNC (1540 AM; daytime; 3 kW; YANCEYVILLE, NC; Owner: SEMORA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVOV (970 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE CHRISTIAN RADIO, LTD)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WILA (1580 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DANVILLE, VA)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milton:

  • WKVE (106.7 FM; SEMORA, NC; Owner: SOUTHERN ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WAKG (103.3 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOKD-FM (91.1 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTENATIVE RADIO INC)
  • WHLF-FM (95.3 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: JLC PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKRX (96.7 FM; ROXBORO, NC; Owner: ROXBORO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Milton:

  • WDRL-TV (Channel 24; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66BI (Channel 66; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W18BG (Channel 18; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WYAT-LP (Channel 55; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DOMINION BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MILTON, 34 Bridge Street (Lat: 36.539028 Lon: -79.203333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPQX282
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/2000, Expiration Date: 10/31/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2008, Certifier: Michael T Skrivan
    Registrant: Centurytel, Vancouver, WA 98668, Phone: (360) 905-6839, Fax: (360) 905-5953, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB4KQG, Licensee ID: L00461025
    Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/19/2022, Certifier: George W Green Jr
    Registrant: George W Green Jr, 88 Moss Creek Dr, Milton, NC 27305
  • Call Sign: KJ4AMZ, Licensee ID: L01341815
    Grant Date: 11/14/2007, Expiration Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Kathryn S Plumb
    Registrant: Kathryn S Plumb, Milton, NC 27305

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BRYANT 269AT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 269AT , Serial Number: 1001, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Justin T Dix, 571 Dix Rd, Milton, NC 27305

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Milton

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