Milton, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 56 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -34.1%
Males: 25  (45.5%)
Females: 31  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58260

Estimated median household income in 2016: $72,396 (it was $33,542 in 2000)
Milton:

$72,396
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $43,411 (it was $14,682 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $57,432 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Milton:

$57,432
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $82,268; Detached houses: $100,287; Mobile homes: $14,366
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    • 5696.6%White alone
    • 23.4%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Milton: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (75.0%), Icelander (6.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1586 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 142 people per square mile   (very low).

Milton, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Milton:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milton city:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 78.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

2 residents are foreign born (2.4% Asia).

This city:

2.4%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $835 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $639 (0.7%)

Milton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (134.3 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (339.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (688.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Osnabrock, ND (2.4 miles) , Mountain, ND (3.0 miles) , Hove Mobile Park, ND (3.0 miles) , Edinburg, ND (3.5 miles ), Fairdale, ND (3.6 miles) , Adams, ND (3.8 miles ), Nekoma, ND (3.9 miles) , Crystal, ND (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 48.63 N, Longitude: 98.04 W

Area code: 701

Milton household income distribution Milton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -47 (-35.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (47%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (40%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Public administration (53%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (47%)
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (53%)
  • Legal occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Milton, North Dakota

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 Dakota state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Milton city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 6/24/1985, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milton-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 660.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 225.2 miles away from Milton center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 220.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 312.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 204.0 miles away from Milton center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 483.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cavalier County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 13, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milton topographic map

airports located in Milton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milton:

  • University of North Dakota (about 67 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 94 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 133 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 136 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 136 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minot State University (about 152 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bemidji State University (about 167 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)

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Notable location: Milton Rural Fire Protection District Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cavalier County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.7%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  25.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Milton city (based on Cavalier County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,64210
Catholic1,2934
Evangelical Protestant2106
None848-
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: 4
Cavalier County:

10.27 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Cavalier County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Cavalier County:

27.6%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Milton:

50.6%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Milton:

47.9%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.5
North Dakota:

28.5

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

13.3%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Milton:

55.1%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.0%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Milton, ND Residents
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,320
Totals for Government 0$0 1$1,320

Milton government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($321.43)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($125.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($107.14)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($89.29)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($53.57)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($35.71)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($375.00)

Milton government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($125.00)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($71.43)
    All Other: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($321.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($107.14)
    General Support: $3,000 ($53.57)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($107.14)

Milton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $38,000 ($678.57)

4.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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

5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.17% ($44,300 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.93% ($40,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Milton:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milton:

  • KAOC (105.1 FM; CAVALIER, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYTZ (106.7 FM; WALHALLA, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNDK-FM (95.7 FM; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Milton:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K58BP (Channel 58; GLASSTON, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Milton) 1.2 Mi E - 12220 Ndst Hwy 66 (Lat: 48.628889 Lon: -98.010000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.6 m, Overall height: 125 m, Call Sign: KNKN367
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Janice M Ingstad, At 87 Deg True 5 Km Ne (Lat: 48.643889 Lon: -97.979722), Type: 211.5, Structure height: 38019 m, Overall height: 211 m, Registrant: 2023509658, Dawn@sciarrinolaw.Com, 5425 TREE LINE DRIVE
  • At 87 Deg True 5 Km Ne (Lat: 48.643889 Lon: -97.979722), Type: 211.5, Overall height: 211 m, Registrant: 7018451490, , 232 3RD ST NE
  • 1.2 Mi E (Lat: 48.628889 Lon: -98.010000), Type: 125.0, Overall height: 121.6 m, Registrant: 7012563311
  • 4.2 Km E (Lat: 48.628611 Lon: -97.988611), Type: 98.1, Overall height: 90.8 m, Registrant: 7013286935, Ccmail.Jday@ranch.State.Nd.Us, 216 AIRPORT RD
  • 1.2 Mi E (Lat: 48.628889 Lon: -98.010000), Type: 125.0, Overall height: 121.6 m, Registrant: 7012563311

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mi Ne (Lat: 48.628889 Lon: -98.010111), Structure height: 122 m, Call Sign: WPAN510
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.787 MHzGrant Date: 08/14/2007, Expiration Date: 09/17/2017Registrant: Hill & Welch, 1330 New Hampshire Ave., Nw #113, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 775-0070, Fax: (202) 775-9026, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2 1/4 Mi E Of (Lat: 48.627778 Lon: -97.990389), Call Sign: KNFS806
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.225 MHzGrant Date: 02/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/15/2022Registrant: Nddot, 216 Airport Road, Bismarck, ND 58504, Phone: (701) 328-6935, Email:
  • Lat: 48.626250 Lon: -98.038333, Call Sign: WQOR562
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHzGrant Date: 01/09/2012, Expiration Date: 01/09/2022, Certifier: Rick SlamaRegistrant: Easy Way Electronics, 513 4th Avenue, Langdon, ND 58249, Phone: (701) 256-5123, Fax: (701) 256-5132, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Milton 12010M, Lat: 48.628889 Lon: -98.010000, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.6 m, Overall height: 125 m, Call Sign: WQOT982
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2021, Certifier: Dennis HanselRegistrant: Hill & Welch, 1025 Connecticut Ave., Nw #1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-1470, Fax: (301) 622-2864, Email:
  • Milton 24010M, Lat: 48.628889 Lon: -98.010000, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.6 m, Overall height: 125 m, Call Sign: WQOT982
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2021, Certifier: Dennis HanselRegistrant: Hill & Welch, 1025 Connecticut Ave., Nw #1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-1470, Fax: (301) 622-2864, Email:
  • Milton 010M, Lat: 48.628889 Lon: -98.010000, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.6 m, Overall height: 125 m, Call Sign: WQOT982
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2021, Certifier: Dennis HanselRegistrant: Hill & Welch, 1025 Connecticut Ave., Nw #1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-1470, Fax: (301) 622-2864, Email:

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

MILTON CITY OF (Population served: 58, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Electricity (42%)

Milton compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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