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Milton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Milton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fulton County at latitude 34.1443 and longitude -84.3142. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 971 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Milton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Milton, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Milton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Milton: City of Milton.

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Milton, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 35,513
Population in Households 35,510
Population in Familes 31,547
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 922
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 12,568
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 9,559
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,919 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,631 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,938 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 351 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $482,847
Average Home Value $548,159


Median Household Income $112,159
Average Household Income $143,679
Per Capita Income $50,849
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.99% 1.83%
Households 1.78% 1.79%
Families 2.01% 1.77%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   3.68%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 168 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 386 39th
Median Household Income # 4 100th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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