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Milton,MA index of house prices

Total population: 27,003 (Urban population: 25,765, Rural population: 297 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 9,405 (8,998 occupied: 7,442 owner occupied, 1,562 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

38%

Housing density: 721 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $1,237,946.

Median contract rent in 2016: $723 (lower quartile is $470, upper quartile is $992)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $3,668


Median gross rent in Milton, MA in 2016: $830

Housing units in Milton with a mortgage: 5,357 (153 second mortgage, 1,157 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,073

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $164,106

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $87,820

Median monthly housing costs: $2,200


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Milton, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $553,746 (it was $282,100 in 2000)
Milton:

$553,746
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $454,976 - $756,323

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $665,034
Here:

$665,034
State:

$451,214

Townhouses or other attached units: $382,928
Here:

$382,928
State:

$418,838

In 2-unit structures: $543,974
Here:

$543,974
State:

$444,053

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $315,529
Here:

$315,529
State:

$427,048

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $569,253
Here:

$569,253
State:

$429,965
Median year house/condo built: 1941

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,586
  • In family households: 23,589 (3,536 male householders, 3,528 female householders)
    5,543 spouses, 9,317 children (9,013 natural, 240 adopted, 67 stepchildren), 229 grandchildren, 351 brothers or sisters, 440 parents, 173 other relatives, 426 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,326 (685 male householders (513 living alone)), 1,301 female householders (1,210 living alone)), 350 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,838

Size of family households: 2,561 2-persons, 1,578 3-persons, 1,787 4-persons, 874 5-persons, 175 6-persons, 89 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,719 1-person, 255 2-persons, 39 5-persons.

5,347 married couples with children.
966 single-parent households (209 men, 757 women).

79.6% of residents of Milton speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (96% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
9.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
5.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 3,877 (14.1%)
(70.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.4
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Milton, Massachusetts:

  • 16no bedroom
  • 1301 bedroom
  • 7592 bedrooms
  • 3,5003 bedrooms
  • 2,2624 bedrooms
  • 8185+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Milton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Milton, Massachusetts:

  • 28no bedroom
  • 5191 bedroom
  • 6412 bedrooms
  • 2313 bedrooms
  • 744 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Milton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Milton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 178no vehicle
  • 1,6681 vehicle
  • 3,9882 vehicles
  • 1,1883 vehicles
  • 3384 vehicles
  • 945+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Milton population

Cars and other vehicles available in Milton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 481no vehicle
  • 7761 vehicle
  • 2342 vehicles
  • 403 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Milton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Milton, Massachusetts:

  • 181 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 883 rooms
  • 2544 rooms
  • 5275 rooms
  • 1,1876 rooms
  • 1,9637 rooms
  • 1,4658 rooms
  • 1,9429+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Milton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Milton, Massachusetts:

  • 291 room
  • 1312 rooms
  • 3803 rooms
  • 3064 rooms
  • 1475 rooms
  • 2066 rooms
  • 1517 rooms
  • 598 rooms
  • 829+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Milton population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Milton, MA household income distribution

  • Milton, MA household income distribution
  • 169Less than $10,000
  • 232$10,000 to $14,999
  • 235$15,000 to $19,999
  • 277$20,000 to $24,999
  • 175$25,000 to $29,999
  • 313$30,000 to $34,999
  • 176$35,000 to $39,999
  • 194$40,000 to $44,999
  • 103$45,000 to $49,999
  • 389$50,000 to $59,999
  • 602$60,000 to $74,999
  • 660$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,008$100,000 to $124,999
  • 764$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,294$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,551$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Milton, MA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Milton, MA
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 3$40,000 to $49,999
  • 26$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$150,000 to $174,999
  • 21$175,000 to $199,999
  • 45$200,000 to $249,999
  • 185$250,000 to $299,999
  • 953$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,340$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,665$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,066$750,000 to $999,999
  • 374$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 92$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 140$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Milton, MA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Milton, MA
  • 22$100 to $149
  • 54$150 to $199
  • 60$200 to $249
  • 16$250 to $299
  • 14$350 to $399
  • 25$500 to $549
  • 27$550 to $599
  • 31$600 to $649
  • 18$650 to $699
  • 63$700 to $749
  • 14$750 to $799
  • 66$800 to $899
  • 22$900 to $999
  • 154$1,000 to $1,249
  • 341$1,250 to $1,499
  • 255$1,500 to $1,999
  • 64$2,000 to $2,499
  • 63$2,500 to $2,999
  • 32$3,000 to $3,499
  • 10$3,500 or more
  • 134No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4792010 or later
  • 5682000 to 2009
  • 9811990 to 1999
  • 6801980 to 1989
  • 4311970 to 1979
  • 932Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Milton population
Milton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 262
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 620
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 883
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,006
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,081
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 794
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,031
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 564
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 519
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,168
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,559
  • 90 or more minutes: 320
Milton, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 39.3%
Number of people working at home: 1,003 (7.3% of all workers)

Milton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,659 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 486 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 185 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 14 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 193 (3%)
  • Taxi: 58 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 54 (1%)
  • Walked: 520 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,003 (14%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 4,614
 Haitian: 1,005
 American: 778
 Italian: 709
 West Indian: 339
 English: 283
 European: 241
 German: 229
 African: 223
 Scottish: 194
 Cape Verdean: 152
 Portuguese: 138
 Polish: 128
 Jamaican: 121
 British: 79
 Russian: 74
 Turkish: 71
 Canadian: 67
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 66
 Norwegian: 60
 French (except Basque): 50
 Scotch-Irish: 48
 Albanian: 48
 Greek: 48
 Lebanese: 44
 Arab: 43
 Eastern European: 41
 French Canadian: 40
 Northern European: 38
 Dutch: 32
 Hungarian: 29
 Czech: 29
 Ukrainian: 29
 Swedish: 28
 Sudanese: 27
 Armenian: 22
 Barbadian: 20
 Lithuanian: 18
 Finnish: 13
 Brazilian: 13
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 11
 Slovak: 11
 British West Indian: 10
 Egyptian: 6
 Swiss: 5
 Iraqi: 5
 Slovene: 3
 Sierra Leonean: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 20%Haiti
  • 16%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%Ireland
  • 7%Vietnam
  • 4%Hong Kong
  • 3%Canada
  • 3%Other Caribbean

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 18,682
  • Other state: 4,575
  • Northeast: 2,601
  • Midwest: 591
  • South: 1,026
  • West: 359

89% of Milton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Massachusetts.

Milton:

89.4%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 25
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 13
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 71
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 189
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,268
  • Less than 1 year of college: 243
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 637
  • Associate degree: 412
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,438
  • Master's degree: 1,610
  • Professional school degree: 626
  • Doctorate degree: 486

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 32
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 14
  • 7th and 8th grade: 31
  • 9th grade: 64
  • 10th grade: 34
  • 11th grade: 84
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 174
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,357
  • Less than 1 year of college: 400
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 865
  • Associate degree: 617
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,002
  • Master's degree: 2,126
  • Professional school degree: 450
  • Doctorate degree: 370

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 1.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • 7.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 1.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 10.2%Females
Milton marital status for males
Milton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,964
  • One, attached: 299
  • Two: 1,025
  • 3 or 4: 182
  • 5 to 9: 40
  • 10 to 19: 117
  • 20 to 49: 311
  • 50 or more: 462
  • Mobile homes: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $654,409

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Milton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Milton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (65.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28.5%)
  • Electricity (5.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (44.0%)
  • Electricity (36.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.3%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 608
Here:

20.5%
Massachusetts:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 715
Here:

38.7%
Massachusetts:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,974
Here:

73.3%
Massachusetts:

46.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)