East Milton, Florida

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Population in 2010: 11,074.
Males: 7,829  (70.7%)
Females: 3,245  (29.3%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,930
East Milton:

$64,930
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,465

East Milton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $221,100
East Milton:

$221,100
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $261,048; detached houses: $280,418; townhouses or other attached units: $222,842; in 2-unit structures: $240,539; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $175,029; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $238,931; mobile homes: $74,223; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $35,512

Median gross rent in 2019: $919.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Milton: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.2%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.0% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in East Milton, FL (2019)
    • 9,21065.4%White alone
    • 2,85420.3%Black alone
    • 8726.2%Hispanic
    • 6834.9%Two or more races
    • 2561.8%American Indian alone
    • 760.5%Asian alone
    • 120.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: European (9.7%), English (9.4%), Irish (8.1%), German (5.5%), American (5.2%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 16 feet

543 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).

This place:

3.8%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $863 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $663 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (10.4 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (128.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (503.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Bagdad, FL (1.3 miles ),
Milton, FL (1.3 miles ),
Roeville, FL (2.1 miles ),
Pea Ridge, FL (2.2 miles ),
Point Baker, FL (2.4 miles ),
Avalon, FL (2.6 miles ),
Mulat, FL (2.7 miles ),
Pace, FL (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 30.61 N, Longitude: 87.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Distribution of median household income in East Milton, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in East Milton, FL in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Florida:

6.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.0. This is better than average.

City:

61.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.582. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.582
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

East Milton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the East Milton place center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1956, a category F3 tornado 17.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Milton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.2 miles away from East Milton center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 302.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 193.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2020 at 15:07:53, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Rosa County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near East Milton:

  • SANTA ROSA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANDY RIDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - SANTA ROSA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANTA ROSA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANTA ROSA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • WEST FLORIDA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)

Amtrak station near East Milton:

  • 18 miles: PENSACOLA (980 E. HEINBURG ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Milton:

  • The University of West Florida (about 13 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 15 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 33 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 43 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 48 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 62 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 70 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in East Milton: Six Flags Shoppers Mart (A), East Milton Fire and Rescue Department 15 (B), East Milton Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Milton include: Saint Johns Church (A), Welcome Church (B), Hickory Hammock Church (C), Galilee Church (D), Faith Chapel (E), East Side Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Williams Memorial Cemetery (1), Magnolia Cemetery (2), Welcome Cemetery (3), Friendship Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Holley Ponds (A), Marquis Basin (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pelican Bayou (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.6 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.4%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in East Milton in 2010:

  • 2,795 people in state prisons
  • 428 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 60 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

For population 15 years and over in East Milton:

Marital status in East Milton, FL
  • Never married: 44.6%
  • Now married: 32.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

For population 25 years and over in East Milton:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Florida average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - East Milton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Milton, FL (based on Santa Rosa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,426116
Mainline Protestant15,73123
Catholic6,6673
Other1,80711
Black Protestant4273
None84,314-
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: 16
This county:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Santa Rosa County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
Santa Rosa County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Santa Rosa County:

8.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.9%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
State:

14.0%

11.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.05%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,418 average AGI)
Santa Rosa County:

0.28%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Escambia County, FL  2.43% ($54,514 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  1.29% ($40,019)
from Bay County, FL  0.13% ($60,234)


9.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.08%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,365 average AGI)
Santa Rosa County:

0.21%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Escambia County, FL  2.16% ($47,009 average AGI)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.90% ($47,156)
to San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($57,237)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Milton:

  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WECM (1490 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNN (790 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZNO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 1230-AM)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Milton:

  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEGS (91.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTGF (90.5 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUWF (88.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W204BW (88.7 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WRRX (106.1 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around East Milton:

  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRBD-LP (Channel 8; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • W47CG (Channel 47; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W46CK (Channel 46; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W39BP (Channel 39; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA ACTS, INC.)
  • WBQP-CA (Channel 12; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VERNON WATSON)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W19CO (Channel 19; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of East Milton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 568ft / 173mTotal length
  • 184,722Total average daily traffic
  • 38,822Total average daily truck traffic
  • 134,716Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in East Milton, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for East Milton, FL

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 32 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in East Milton, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.6%), and Outside Fires (27.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in East Milton, FL
    • 7152.6%Structure Fires
    • 3727.4%Outside Fires
    • 2317.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for East Milton, FL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Milton, FL
  • 94.1%Electricity
  • 3.3%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Milton, FL
  • 98.0%Electricity
  • 2.0%Other fuel


East Milton compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

East Milton on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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