Milton, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Milton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Milton had a population of 555 as of July 1, 2018. Milton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Milton is located at latitude 38.7237 and longitude -85.3694 in Trimble County. The formal boundaries for the City of Milton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Trimble County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 459 feet.

The City of Milton (GNIS ID: 2404268) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Milton is located within Milton Division of Trimble County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Milton: Kingston.

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Milton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 555
Population in Households 555
Population in Familes 446
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 399
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $47,680
Average Household Income $55,017
Per Capita Income $21,790


Total Housing Units 283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $137,069
Average Home Value $197,121


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 160
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.41% -0.58%
Households -0.44% -0.67%
Families 1.12% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Milton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 337 38th
Population Density # 423 22nd
Diversity Index # 285 47th
Median Household Income # 212 61st
Per Capita Income # 315 42nd

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