Milton, Iowa

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Milton, Iowa

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Milton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Comparative Profile of Milton, Iowa

Comparing Milton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Age of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 2
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
People Living Alone 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Milton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 75 miles SW of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 168 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Van Buren
Standard Zip Codes 52570
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.673
Longitude -92.161

Milton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
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Milton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 550 100%
Male 285 51.8%
Female 265 48.2%
Under 18 157 28.5%
18+ 393 71.5%
65+ 122 22.2%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 3.06
White 535 97.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2.2%

Estimated Milton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 502
Growth -48
Growth % -8.7%

Milton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 26.3%
German 20.6%
English 14.6%
Irish 10.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
Swiss 3.8%
Scottish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Polish 1.9%
European 1.9%
Dutch 1.6%
Norwegian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Milton 550 $32,708
Bloomfield 2,601 $44,073
Cantril 257 $25,625
Eldon 998 $37,250
Floris 153 $27,917
Keosauqua 1,066 $37,063
Pulaski 249 $38,750

Milton Public Libraries

Milton Public Library
422 N MAIN
Milton, Iowa
(641) 656-4611

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