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Milton, Washington


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Milton, Washington

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 14% Milton Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 15% Milton Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 16% Milton People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Milton, Washington

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

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


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Age of the Population 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 4
Racial Diversity 5 6
Senior Citizens 5 6
Female Share of the Population 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 4 3

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9
Median Family Income 7 8
People Above Poverty 6 8
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 6 3
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Short Commute Times 3 3

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Violent Crime 2 2
Low Property Crime 2 3

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Milton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles S of Federal Way, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 98354
Phone Area Codes 253
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.248
Longitude -122.311

Milton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PUYALLUP 2 W EXP STN
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station MC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 75 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station KENT
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Milton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,795 100%
Male 2,801 48.3%
Female 2,994 51.7%
Under 18 1,437 24.8%
18+ 4,358 75.2%
65+ 805 13.9%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.92
White 5,235 90.3%
African-American 66 1.1%
Asian 164 2.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 68 1.2%
Other 46 0.8%
Mixed Race 200 3.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 206 3.6%

Estimated Milton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,468
Growth 673
Growth % 11.6%

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
German 19.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.6%
Irish 8.5%
Norwegian 8.1%
English 8%
US/American 7.4%
Scottish 5%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
Swedish 2.3%
Italian 1.9%
Dutch 1.7%
European 1.7%
French Canadian 1.2%
Danish 0.9%
Swiss 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Canadian 0.6%
Croatian 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
British 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
African 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Milton 5,795 $53,732
Algona 2,460 $52,462
Edgewood 9,089 $64,174
Fife 4,784 $36,250
Pacific 5,527 $47,694
Puyallup 33,011 $57,322
Sumner 8,504 $42,602

Starbucks in Milton

(As of 2005)
Albertsons
2800 Milton Way
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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Des Moines, Washington 86   28% 14.9% 22.9% 28 $57,003 6.6% 25.8% 29,267 7.6% 43.7 0.5% 3.9
2. Tomball, Texas 84.8   30.4% 15.7% 21.5% 30 $45,764 6.5% 13.3% 9,089 7.3% 53.1 0.5% 3
3. Southgate, Michigan 84.7   32.4% 16.2% 12.7% 24 $56,710 5.4% 6.3% 30,136 4.6% 45.7 0.5% 3.5
4. Deptford, New Jersey 84.7   24.3% 15% 15.2% 26 $56,642 6.2% 16.6% 26,763 5.9% 56.9 0.2% 5
5. Casselberry, Florida 84.6   31.1% 14.5% 18.5% 28 $45,354 5.5% 14.4% 22,629 8.8% 40.6 1.1% 6.7
6. Placerville, California 83.2   33.2% 17.4% 19.6% 24 $46,875 6.5% 11.4% 9,610 12.1% 45.6 0.9% 4.6
7. Neptune City, New Jersey 83   33.5% 16.4% 16.9% 24 $46,393 5.8% 16.6% 5,218 5.5% 41.2 0.9% 3.1
8. Azle, Texas 81.6   24.9% 12.8% 17.1% 34 $51,660 6.4% 4.1% 9,600 9.1% 42.3 0.7% 3.5
9. Sugar Creek, Missouri 81.3   30.8% 14.8% 9.9% 25 $46,208 6.4% 6.2% 3,839 10.8% 60.2 0.5% 4.2
10. Fultondale, Alabama 79   24.8% 14.9% 10.9% 26 $44,073 6% 8.4% 6,595 11% 62.9 0.3% 4.9
11. Columbiana, Alabama 78.9   29.2% 12.4% 14.6% 26 $44,798 5.8% 21.4% 3,316 11.5% 41.3 0.3% 4.2
12. Leeds, Alabama 78.9   25.5% 13.4% 15% 25 $46,127 6.4% 18% 10,455 13.2% 50 0.4% 3.8
13. Wetumpka, Alabama 78.8   33% 16% 15.4% 26 $41,500 4.7% 32.2% 5,726 11.8% 52.2 0.6% 5.9
14. Weaver, Alabama 78   23.2% 12.1% 12.9% 26 $42,917 5.8% 12.9% 2,619 9.4% 71 0.3% 8
15. Woodbury, New Jersey 77   31.7% 16.5% 21.9% 26 $53,630 6.5% 27.6% 10,307 13.5% 47.2 0.3% 5.1
16. Adamsville, Alabama 76.7   21.3% 16.1% 13.2% 31 $46,270 5.5% 24.2% 4,965 6.4% 81.8 0.2% 6.5
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