Milton, Washington

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Population in 2017: 8,230 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +42.0%
Males: 3,780  (45.9%)
Females: 4,450  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98354.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $69,965 (it was $48,166 in 2000)
Milton:

$69,965
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $35,713 (it was $22,400 in 2000)

Milton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $265,634 (it was $156,800 in 2000)
Milton:

$265,634
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $302,068; detached houses: $322,192; townhouses or other attached units: $266,189; in 2-unit structures: $251,325; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,908; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,193; mobile homes: $105,926; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $80,969

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,204.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.1%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 1.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Milton, WA (2016)
    • 6,14782.1%White alone
    • 5307.1%Hispanic
    • 3704.9%Two or more races
    • 2022.7%Asian alone
    • 1952.6%Black alone
    • 40.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Milton, Washington as of August 25, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Milton is 1,069 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Milton by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(32.5)
3
(49.2)
6
(94.9)
7
(106.4)
2
(29.3)
1
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(42.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(146.1)
17
(278.7)
6
(94.9)
9
(136.8)
7
(102.4)
12
(173.2)
11
(159.4)
12
(197.2)
4
(56.5)
4
(56.1)
4
(56.5)
5
(68.8)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(308.3)
13
(213.1)
14
(221.4)
15
(228.0)
7
(102.4)
17
(245.4)
14
(202.9)
10
(164.3)
4
(56.5)
7
(98.2)
10
(141.3)
13
(178.9)
8
(107.8)
9
(115.6)
17
(209.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(1,039)
73
(1,197)
64
(1,012)
61
(927.2)
47
(687.5)
58
(837.3)
68
(985.4)
64
(1,052)
49
(692.4)
74
(1,038)
58
(819.7)
34
(467.8)
36
(485.2)
41
(526.7)
41
(504.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
236
(3,830)
253
(4,148)
246
(3,891)
203
(3,086)
187
(2,736)
166
(2,396)
198
(2,869)
219
(3,598)
194
(2,741)
206
(2,890)
190
(2,685)
134
(1,844)
191
(2,574)
204
(2,620)
178
(2,192)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(762.7)
64
(1,049)
72
(1,139)
44
(668.8)
47
(687.5)
32
(462.0)
21
(304.3)
24
(394.3)
23
(325.0)
32
(449.0)
38
(537.0)
20
(275.2)
22
(296.5)
59
(757.9)
46
(566.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(81.1)
1
(16.4)
2
(31.6)
1
(15.2)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(43.5)
2
(32.9)
1
(14.1)
2
(28.1)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)444.1499.3497.9413.6287.2304.0296.5387.1212.4260.7286.9184.9186.3246.0270.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Milton, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Washington average:

1.44
March 2016 cost of living index in Milton: 111.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.5%), Norwegian (10.2%), Irish (6.0%), American (5.1%), Danish (5.1%), European (3.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 280 feet

Land area: 2.53 square miles.

Population density: 3,254 people per square mile   (average).

Milton,WA real estate house value index trend

Milton, Washington map

346 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:

4.6%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,748 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,993 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Federal Way, WA (4.6 miles , pop. 83,259).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (26.2 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (933.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Fife Heights, WA (1.2 miles ),
Edgewood, WA (1.4 miles ),
Fife, WA (1.5 miles ),
Lakeland South, WA (1.6 miles ),
North Puyallup, WA (1.8 miles ),
Pacific, WA (1.9 miles ),
Algona, WA (1.9 miles ),
Waller, WA (2.0 miles )
.

Latitude: 47.25 N, Longitude: 122.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,561 (-20.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 510 (13.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Milton, WA in 2016
Distribution of house value in Milton, WA in 2016

Property values in Milton, WA

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Milton, WA
Historical housing units in Milton, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +561 (+10.7%).
Most common industries in Milton, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Wood products (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Milton, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Computer specialists (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Milton, Washington

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Milton, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.3. This is worse than average.

City:

90.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.650. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.650
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.91
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00431. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00431
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Milton-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 8.6 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 16.5 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 4.8 miles away from Milton center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from Milton center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from Milton center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Milton:

  • FEDERAL WAY COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • GARDEN TERRACE ALZHEIMER'S CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • SIGNATURE HOME HEATLH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER - FEDERAL WAY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • PUYALLUP MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)

Amtrak station near Milton:

  • 5 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milton:

  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 6 miles; Tacoma, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 7 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 7 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 8 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • Green River Community College (about 8 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 10 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 10 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public elementary/middle schools in Milton:

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Points of interest:

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

Lake: Surprise Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: West Hylebos Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Daffodil Motel (7909 Pacific Hwy E).

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
88 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Milton (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Edgewood-Milton Branch at 900 East Meridian, branch established on 1964/06/08. 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
  • KeyBank National Association: Edgewood-Milton Branch at 1000 East Meridian, branch established on 1978/01/04. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Milton Albertsons Branch at 2800 Milton Way, Suite 10, branch established on 2000/04/12. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Milton Safeway Banking Center at 900 Meridan East, branch established on 2011/06/07. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Columbia State Bank: Edgewood/Milton Branch at 1250 Meridian Street East, branch established on 1996/12/16. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Milton Branch at 900 Meridian East, Suite 17, branch established on 2002/04/29. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Milton:

Marital status in Milton, WA
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

For population 25 years and over in Milton:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Milton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Milton, WA (based on Pierce County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
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: 132
Pierce County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Pierce County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
This county:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Pierce County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pierce County:

8.4%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pierce County:

14.1%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Milton:

51.4%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Milton:

49.4%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Milton:

28.6
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Milton:

21.2%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Milton:

35.1%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Milton:

58.1%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Milton:

79.3%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Milton, WA 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
Police Protection - Officers 13$82,436$76,0950$0
Water Supply 11$28,508$31,1000$0
Electric Power 6$38,854$77,7080$0
Financial Administration 4$20,366$61,0980$0
Judicial and Legal 2$9,858$59,1481$682
Other Government Administration 2$14,360$86,1600$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,656$39,9360$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,640$57,8400$0
Police - Other 1$4,436$53,2320$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$7,060$84,7200$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,070$48,8400$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 45$226,244$60,3321$682

Milton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $656,000 ($79.71)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,281,000 ($398.66)
    Police Protection: $1,556,000 ($189.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,447,000 ($175.82)
    Water Utilities: $957,000 ($116.28)
    General - Other: $441,000 ($53.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $403,000 ($48.97)
    Central Staff Services: $399,000 ($48.48)
    Sewerage: $366,000 ($44.47)
    Regular Highways: $245,000 ($29.77)
    Financial Administration: $166,000 ($20.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000 ($16.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $123,000 ($14.95)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($5.59)
    Health - Other: $19,000 ($2.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($1.46)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $153,000 ($18.59)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $106,000 ($12.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,170,000 ($142.16)
    Electric Utilities: $204,000 ($24.79)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($11.06)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($2.67)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($1.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,985,000 ($362.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($10.09)

Milton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $697,000 ($84.69)
    Other: $239,000 ($29.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($1.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $70,000 ($8.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $24,000 ($2.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $154,000 ($18.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $93,000 ($11.30)
    Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($8.38)
    Rents: $62,000 ($7.53)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($3.65)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($1.94)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,184,000 ($508.38)
    Water Utilities: $2,085,000 ($253.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $245,000 ($29.77)
    General Local Government Support: $88,000 ($10.69)
    Other: $76,000 ($9.23)
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000 ($2.92)
  • Tax - Property: $2,236,000 ($271.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $941,000 ($114.34)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $785,000 ($95.38)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $53,000 ($6.44)
    Other License: $52,000 ($6.32)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $47,000 ($5.71)
    Amusements Sales: $21,000 ($2.55)

Milton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,655,000 ($444.11)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,301,000 ($401.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $765,000 ($92.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $411,000 ($49.94)

Milton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $311,000 ($37.79)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,387,000 ($1383.60)

8.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,211 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  2.71% ($57,641 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.49% ($50,794)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.29% ($50,871)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,343 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  1.82% ($53,673 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.57% ($44,488)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.25% ($51,925)
Businesses in Milton, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Penske1
Albertsons1RadioShack1
Arby's1Rite Aid1
Circle K1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile1
Jones New York1UPS1
McDonald's1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Milton:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKMO (1360 AM; 5 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milton:

  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Milton:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
Milton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Milton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 49.3mTotal length
  • $42,871,000Total costs
  • 776,314Total average daily traffic
  • 55,768Total average daily truck traffic
  • 648,018Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 220 Meridian E. (Lat: 47.254722 Lon: -122.296389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WPTL910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 864.887 MHz, 865.287 MHz, 865.312 MHz, 865.387 MHz, 864.162 MHz, 864.187 MHz, 864.212 MHz, 864.237 MHz, 864.287 MHz, 864.312 MHz... (+52 more), Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/29/2021, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1000 Laurel St (Lat: 47.249278 Lon: -122.321778), Call Sign: WQJ453,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.860 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2015, Expiration Date: 05/30/2025, Registrant: City Of Milton, 1000 Laurel Street, Milton, WA 98354, Phone: (253) 922-8738, Email:
  • 714 Kent Street (Lat: 47.250861 Lon: -122.329083), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WPTM891,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2011, Expiration Date: 11/02/2021, Certifier: Mark Burlingame, Registrant: City Of Milton, 1000 Laurel Street, Milton, WA 98354, Phone: (253) 517-2736, Fax: (253) 517-2709, Email:
  • 714 Rent Street (Lat: 47.250417 Lon: -122.317083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WPZT565,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2014, Expiration Date: 03/10/2024, Certifier: Glen Baker, Registrant: City Of Milton, 1000 Laurel Street, Milton, WA 98354, Phone: (253) 922-8738, Fax: (253) 517-2709, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Milton, Lat: 47.248111 Lon: -122.315000, Call Sign: WQDK754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.693 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2015, Expiration Date: 09/20/2025, Certifier: Glen Baker, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • WA-TAC273A, 1914 Meridian E (Lat: 47.239417 Lon: -122.298917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQFM391, Licensee ID: L00929089,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/16/2006, Expiration Date: 08/16/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2006, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings LLC, 815 Connecticut Ave, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2955F , Serial Number: 18257055, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 07/12/2011
    Registrant (Individual): John W Boyd, Po Box 1345, Milton, WA 98354
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 63005 , Serial Number: 15077041, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 08/12/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Chris Hulden, 810 Vine St, Milton, WA 98354
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7163Y , Serial Number: 30-184, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/2017
    Registrant (Individual): John W Boyd, Po Box 1345, Milton, WA 98354
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7749A , Serial Number: 32646, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/15/2019
    Registrant (Partnership): Arthur R Mclean, Po Box 1086, Milton, WA 98354, Other Owners: Sharen L Mclean
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7770T , Serial Number: 47370, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 11/04/2016
    Registrant (Individual): William D Shinn, 1705 Emerald St, Milton, WA 98354
  • Aircraft: DASSAULT-BREGUET FALCON 50 (Category: Land, Engines: 3, Seats: 10, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: ALLIEDSIGN TFE 731 SER (3500 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 929T , Serial Number: 24, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Aspen Management LLC, 1105 Porter Way, Milton, WA 98354
  • Aircraft: BLISS AIRCRAFT CORP BLISS COMMANDO P-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3983U , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 08/12/1983
    Registrant (Corporation): Bliss Aircraft Corporation, Po Box 1630 1613 Emerald, Milton, WA 98354

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$251,46720$203,332176$220,6278$131,5559$154,5822$93,315
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$190,7274$129,17026$237,8360$02$313,4101$63,280
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$276,5236$241,06855$239,2484$123,0807$156,0690$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$277,6772$195,55041$226,6232$92,2304$123,5181$119,610
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$177,15011$246,3970$01$154,9800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.03 , 0707.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$228,2054$277,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$253,1102$240,530
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$204,6801$236,690
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.03 , 0707.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Milton, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Milton, WA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 5
Fire incident types in Milton, WA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Milton, WA
Most common first names in Milton, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2971.6 years
Robert2478.0 years
William2478.0 years
James1675.1 years
Mary1582.8 years
Dorothy1283.6 years
Paul1274.5 years
Helen1279.7 years
Ruth1181.4 years
Mildred1185.5 years
Most common last names in Milton, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2078.8 years
Nelson1373.5 years
Smith1073.4 years
Miller773.9 years
Wilson774.1 years
Fox669.7 years
Brown674.7 years
Clark564.8 years
Lewis576.8 years
Martin578.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Milton, WA
  • 58.3%Electricity
  • 36.9%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Milton, WA
  • 88.6%Electricity
  • 9.0%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Milton compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Milton on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ukraine (population 500+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 (98354) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
There are 6 pilots and 32 other airmen in this city.
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