Demographics

People

Total Population7,543
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+4,040
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married46.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.7%
Median Earnings25+$48,815
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,813
Median Earnings With High School Degree$46,792

Wealth

Median Family Income$86,660
% Above Poverty Level93.4%
% Below Poverty Level6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone26.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,286
Median House Value$279,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.7%
German18.7%
Irish15.6%
English10.4%
Norwegian10.1%
Swedish6.9%
Italian3.2%
Scottish3.1%
French Except Basque3%
Danishn2.6%
African1.4%
Welsh1.4%
Ukrainian1.4%
Finnish1.1%
Polish1.1%
Arab0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Russian0.5%
Belgian0.5%
US/American0.5%
Iraqi0.4%
Moroccan0.3%
Czech0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Liberian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Milton Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyPierce County
Standard Zip Codes98354
Phone Area Codes253
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude47.25
Approximate Longitude-122.31

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)

StationPUYALLUP 2 W EXP STN
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp33 to 47 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp52 to 78 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip40.5 inches
StationMC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance8.2 miles
Jan Temp32 to 45 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp51 to 75 F
Oct Temp41 to 59 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches
StationKENT
Distance12 miles
Jan Temp35 to 47 F
Apr Temp42 to 61 F
Jul Temp55 to 77 F
Oct Temp44 to 62 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Algona3,191$71,607
Edgewood10,599$102,073
Fife9,968$75,899
Pacific7,177$60,192
Puyallup40,305$85,853
Sumner9,898$75,434

Milton Public Schools

Discovery Primary School
1205 19th Avenue
ZIP: 98354
(253) 517-1200
Primary
Total Enrollment 627
Endeavour Intermediate
1304 17th Avenue
ZIP: 98354
(253) 517-1400
Primary
Total Enrollment 578
Surprise Lake Middle School
2001 Milton Way
ZIP: 98354
(253) 517-1300
Middle
Total Enrollment 559
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