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Milton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Milton had a population of 36,291 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Milton is located at latitude 34.1443 and longitude -84.3142 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Milton (see map below) encompass a land area of 38.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.62 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 971 feet.

The City of Milton (GNIS ID: 2404269) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Milton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Milton: City of Milton.

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Milton, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 36,291
Population in Households 36,288
Population in Familes 32,194
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 942
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 12,859
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 9,748
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,782 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,077 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 565 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $543,066
Average Home Value $604,771


Median Household Income $114,273
Average Household Income $150,398
Per Capita Income $53,307
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.03% 1.87%
Households 1.88% 1.83%
Families 2.0% 1.77%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Milton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milton to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 97th
Population Density1 # 164 74th
Diversity Index2 # 387 38th
Median Household Income # 4 100th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.