Milton, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 5,581 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.7%
 
Males: 2,943  (52.7%)
Females: 2,638  (47.3%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53563.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,858 (it was $43,201 in 2000)
Milton:

$55,858
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,825 (it was $22,058 in 2000)

Milton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,757 (it was $107,300 in 2000)
Milton:

$143,757
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $158,906; detached houses: $153,452; townhouses or other attached units: $273,044; in 2-unit structures: $367,653

Median gross rent in 2017: $832.

March 2019 cost of living index in Milton: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.8% for Black residents, 0.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Milton, WI (2010)
    • 5,26795.0%White alone
    • 1332.4%Hispanic
    • 581.0%Asian alone
    • 510.9%Two or more races
    • 250.5%Black alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Milton, Wisconsin as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Milton is 311 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

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
1
(18.0)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(68.9)
4
(71.8)
7
(126.1)
1
(18.0)
2
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(18.2)
4
(69.0)
3
(51.4)
7
(120.5)
7
(125.7)
9
(162.1)
7
(126.1)
7
(125.7)
6
(107.2)
6
(107.1)
3
(53.7)
6
(107.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(291.8)
9
(155.2)
10
(171.5)
10
(172.1)
10
(179.5)
16
(288.2)
14
(252.2)
12
(215.5)
11
(196.6)
17
(303.5)
10
(179.1)
4
(71.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(1,021)
32
(551.7)
76
(1,303)
63
(1,085)
148
(2,657)
107
(1,927)
76
(1,369)
47
(844.1)
58
(1,037)
68
(1,214)
63
(1,128)
52
(931.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(72.9)
3
(51.7)
1
(17.1)
5
(86.1)
4
(71.8)
3
(54.0)
1
(18.0)
2
(35.9)
2
(35.7)
6
(107.1)
4
(71.6)
2
(35.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
N/A2
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.7)
2
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)143.750.975.8107.1171.3171.8118.9102.0129.6105.2109.966.6

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City-data.com crime index in Milton, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (30.8%), Norwegian (10.9%), European (7.6%), Irish (5.4%), English (5.3%), African (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1969

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 3.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,727 people per square mile   (low).

Milton, Wisconsin map

144 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,565 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,781 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (7.2 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (30.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (92.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Harmony, WI (1.8 miles ),
Lake Koshkonong, WI (2.4 miles ),
Fulton, WI (2.5 miles ),
Janesville, WI (2.7 miles ),
Edgerton, WI (2.7 miles ),
Johnstown, WI (2.7 miles ),
Sumner, WI (3.0 miles ),
Albion, WI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.78 N, Longitude: 88.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -418 (-7.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 664 (23.6%)

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Milton, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Milton, WI in 2017
Milton satellite photo by USGS

Milton tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $210,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Milton, WI residents
Average permit cost in Milton, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Milton, WI
Historical housing units in Milton, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +546 (+11.9%).
Most common industries in Milton, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.1%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (13.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Machinery (3.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Milton, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Milton, Wisconsin

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Milton, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.4. This is better than average.

City:

60.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Milton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Milton city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 45.0 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milton-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 279.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 337.1 miles away from Milton center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 303.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 293.0 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 Rock County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Milton:

  • ROCK COUNTY HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JANESVILLE, WI)
  • DAVITA - JANESVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; JANESVILLE, WI)
  • EDGERTON HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; EDGERTON, WI)
  • HOSPICE TEAM CARE INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; JANESVILLE, WI)
  • EDGERTON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; EDGERTON, WI)
  • ST ELIZABETH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JANESVILLE, WI)
  • MERCY ASSISTED CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; JANESVILLE, WI)

Amtrak stations near Milton:

  • 5 miles: JANESVILLE (HWY. 26 & HWY. 14) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)
  • 20 miles: BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) - Bus Station . Services: call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milton:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 12 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 11,124)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 31 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 31 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 31 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Edgewood College (about 31 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 31 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Rock Valley College (about 33 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)

Public high school in Milton:

  • MILTON HIGH (Students: 994, Location: 114 W HIGH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Milton:

  • NORTHSIDE INTERMEDIATE (Students: 751, Location: 159 NORTHSIDE DR, Grades: 4-6)
  • MILTON MIDDLE (Students: 455, Location: 20 E MADISON AVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY (Location: 725 GREENMAN ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • WEST ELEMENTARY (Location: 825 W MADISON AVE, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Milton

Library in Milton:

  • MILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $225,258; Location: 430 E. HIGH ST., #100; 26,718 books; 6,548 audio materials; 2,338 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Milton: Oakridge Golf Course (A), Whitford Memorial Hall (B), Milton Township Hall (C), Milton Public Library (D), Milton House Museum (E), Milton Grange Hall (F), Milton City Hall (G), Milton Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Milton include: Seventh Day Baptist Church (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Saint Mary Catholic Church (C), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), First Congregational Church (F), Faith United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Milton Cemetery (1), Milton Junction Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Milton include: La Mar Park (1), Central Park (2), Goodrich Park (3), Hilltop Park (4), Liberty Park (5), Milton College Historic District (6), North Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Main Hall (Museums; 513 College Street).

Birthplace of: Mike Saunders (Canadian football) - Football player.

Rock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

FULTON UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 200, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Milton that have no violations reported:

  • OAK RIDGE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 208, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAK RIDGE - BONNIE MEADE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 108, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUAIL RUN GOLF LINKS (Population served: 106, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LUCYS HIDEAWAY (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKELAND RV CENTER & CAMPGROUND (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SNUFFYS STILL INN (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETTITS LAKEVIEW LODGE - BEACH CLUB (Population served: 46, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Milton in 2000:

  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Milton (2011 data):

  • Bank of Milton: Bank Of Milton at 323 Parkview Drive, branch established on 1884/03/25. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $81.2 mil, Deposits: $69.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Milton Bancshares, Inc.
  • Milton Savings Bank: at 110 Parkview Drive, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $15.8 mil, Deposits: $14.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 1 total offices
  • First Community Bank: at 202 Merchant Row, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $80.2 mil, Deposits: $67.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Milton:

Marital status in Milton, WI
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Milton:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Milton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Milton, WI (based on Rock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,15812
Mainline Protestant24,20848
Evangelical Protestant22,17780
Other1,34713
Black Protestant9414
None84,500-
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: 22
Rock County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Rock County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
This county:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 130
Rock County:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rock County:

27.5%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rock County:

13.5%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Milton:

48.3%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.7%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Milton:

29.1
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Milton:

20.9%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Milton:

10.9%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Milton:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Milton:

35.2%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

56.0%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Milton, WI 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 12$54,110$54,1101$356
Streets and Highways 7$26,519$45,4611$2,130
Other Government Administration 4$14,561$43,6831$1,337
Water Supply 2$8,358$50,1480$0
Local Libraries 2$6,996$41,9766$4,510
Financial Administration 2$11,553$69,3180$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,940$35,2800$0
Sewerage 1$13,705$164,4600$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$1,439
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 31$138,742$53,70710$9,772

Milton government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $909,000 ($162.87)
    General Public Buildings: $161,000 ($28.85)
    Regular Highways: $80,000 ($14.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($10.21)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($2.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,014,000 ($181.69)
    Sewerage: $774,000 ($138.68)
    Water Utilities: $753,000 ($134.92)
    Regular Highways: $695,000 ($124.53)
    General - Other: $418,000 ($74.90)
    Central Staff Services: $357,000 ($63.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $279,000 ($49.99)
    Libraries: $235,000 ($42.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $152,000 ($27.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000 ($25.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000 ($19.53)
    Health - Other: $95,000 ($17.02)
    Natural Resources - Other: $74,000 ($13.26)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($10.03)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($5.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $17,000 ($3.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,000 ($1.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $664,000 ($118.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $368,000 ($65.94)
    Central Staff Services: $77,000 ($13.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($2.87)

Milton government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $915,000 ($163.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000 ($49.27)
    Regular Highways: $237,000 ($42.47)
    Other: $26,000 ($4.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($1.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($1.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000 ($9.85)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($6.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $60,000 ($10.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $55,000 ($9.85)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($8.96)
    Rents: $30,000 ($5.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($3.94)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($1.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $962,000 ($172.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $769,000 ($137.79)
    Highways: $405,000 ($72.57)
    Other: $105,000 ($18.81)
  • Tax - Property: $3,325,000 ($595.77)
    Other: $178,000 ($31.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $86,000 ($15.41)
    Other License: $83,000 ($14.87)

Milton government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,214,000 ($3621.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,882,000 ($3383.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,653,000 ($296.18)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000 ($57.34)

4.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dane County, WI  0.86% ($51,355 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, IL  0.53% ($40,424)
from Walworth County, WI  0.37% ($37,942)


4.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dane County, WI  0.90% ($49,909 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, IL  0.44% ($41,640)
to Walworth County, WI  0.24% ($40,610)
Businesses in Milton, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Milton:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, LLC.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milton:

  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Milton:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
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
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 71.6mTotal length
  • $2,752,000Total costs
  • 420,994Total average daily traffic
  • 15,291Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Milton, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 242010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Milton, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 8916 North John Paul Road (66596) (Lat: 42.799417 Lon: -88.945333), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA498
    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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2016, Expiration Date: 10/01/2026Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Milton Site- 9357 John Paul Road (Lat: 42.810000 Lon: -88.943722), Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA721
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2018, Expiration Date: 01/22/2028, Certifier: Kenneth R MeyersRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 9357 John Paul Road (Lat: 42.810000 Lon: -88.943611), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Peter M Connolly, 9357 John Paul Road (Lat: 42.810000 Lon: -88.943611), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Peter M Connolly, 9357 John Paul Road (Lat: 42.810000 Lon: -88.943611), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 9357 John Paul Road (Lat: 42.810000 Lon: -88.943611), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 55105 m, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000
  • 9357 John Paul Road (Lat: 42.810000 Lon: -88.943611), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Milton, WI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MILTON, 9357 John Paul Road (Lat: 42.810000 Lon: -88.943611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQFV864,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2016, Expiration Date: 10/17/2026, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Milton, Milton Water Tower (Lat: 42.780917 Lon: -88.966139), Type: Tank, Structure height: 48 m, Call Sign: WQJU848,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 932.662 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2018, Expiration Date: 01/07/2029, Certifier: David H Sleeter, Registrant: General Communications Inc., 2880 Commerce Park Drive, Madison, WI 53719, Phone: (608) 310-7091, Email:
  • NXMLTN1, Lat: 42.816306 Lon: -88.871750, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQLN257,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2010, Expiration Date: 03/12/2020, Certifier: Jon D Auer, Registrant: Netwurx LLC, N78w31401 Kilbourne Rd, North Lake, WI 53064, Phone: (800) 638-9879, Fax: (262) 670-6659, Email:
  • ML90670A, 373 Vincent St (Lat: 42.778139 Lon: -88.968194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.3 m, Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WRBM571,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2018, Expiration Date: 05/01/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Milton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$128,7804$86,98329$140,4402$51,5652$69,065
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$169,4050$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$104,7306$161,3700$01$45,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$176,4030$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$163,5600$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$113,2302$130,155
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$118,460
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.00

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 30. The highest number of fire incidents - 82 took place in 2015, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Milton, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.0%), and Outside Fires (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Milton, WI
    • 22244.0%Structure Fires
    • 16232.1%Outside Fires
    • 8116.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 397.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Milton, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Milton, WI
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Milton, WI
  • 56.7%Utility gas
  • 43.3%Electricity


Milton compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

Milton on our top lists:

  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
There are 20 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Eric P. Camenga (6)
  • Dwight Booth (5)
  • Gerry Lippincott (4)
  • Thomas C. Jeffery (3)
  • Thomas Craig Kevern (3)
  • Edwin Michael Grote (3)
  • John R. Rinehart (3)
  • Michael O'Flahrity (2)
  • Daniel D. Budworth (2)
  • James Mcgovern (2)

Total of 40 patent applications in 2008-2020.