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Population (year 2000): 26,062. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,034 (-0.1% change)
Males: 12,321 (47.3%), Females: 13,741 (52.7%)

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $78,985 (year 2000)
Median house value: $285,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Milton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.4%)
  • Black (10.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Chinese (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (43.0%), Italian (11.3%), English (8.6%), West Indian (4.8%), German (4.7%), United States (3.4%).

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Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles

Milton,

For population 25 years and over in Milton

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milton town

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

10.0% Foreign born (4.0% Europe, 3.7% Latin America, 1.5% Asia).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Quincy, (4.8 miles pop. 88,025).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (4.8 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (222.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Milton, MA Quincy, (4.8 miles MA Boston, (4.8 miles MA Randolph, (5.8 miles MA Braintree, (6.0 miles MA (6.3 miles Dedham,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $266,900
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $299,600
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $241,700
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $254,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $306,100
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $268,100
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $344,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $262,900
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $170,700

Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 71.07 W

Area codes: 617, 857

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.8%).


 

Crime in Milton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 3.8 3.8 0.0
Robberies 13 9 9 17 7
    per 100,000 49.9 34.5 34.5 65.2 26.9
Assaults 0 1 4 8 12
    per 100,000 0.0 3.8 15.3 30.7 46.0
Burglaries 31 31 47 18 50
    per 100,000 118.9 118.9 180.3 69.1 191.9
Thefts 155 121 138 155 169
    per 100,000 594.7 464.3 529.5 594.7 648.5
Auto thefts 12 19 20 17 15
    per 100,000 46.0 72.9 76.7 65.2 57.6
50.8 43.9 54.9 61.1 61.2


Average climate in Milton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Milton,

Milton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the Milton city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Hospital/medical center in Milton:
  • MILTON MEDICAL CENTER (92 HIGHLAND ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Milton:
  • CARNEY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; BOSTON, MA)
  • BOURNEWOOD HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; BROOKLINE, MA)
  • HUMAN RESOURCE INST OF BOSTON (about 4 miles; BROOKLINE, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Milton:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 9 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 21 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 44 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Milton:
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 8 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)
  • MANSFIELD MUNI (about 19 miles; MANSFIELD, MA; ID: 1B9)
  • NORFOLK (about 23 miles; NORFOLK, MA; ID: 32M)

Amtrak stations near Milton:
  • 7 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in Milton:
  • CURRY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,741; Location: 1071 BLUE HILL AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.curry.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milton:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 5 miles; BOSTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,248)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 6 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 19,294)
  • WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 7 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • SIMMONS COLLEGE (about 7 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,697)
Private high school in Milton:
  • FONTBONNE ACADEMY (Students: 517; Location: 930 BROOK ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
Public primary/middle schools in Milton:
  • MILTON HIGH (Students: 974; Location: 451 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHARLES S PIERCE MIDDLE (Students: 927; Location: 25 GILE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CUNNINGHAM SCHOOL (Students: 512; Location: 44 EDGE HILL RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • COLLICOT (Students: 427; Location: 80 EDGE HILL RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GLOVER (Students: 400; Location: 255 CANTON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TUCKER (Students: 332; Location: 187 BLUE HILLS PKWY; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Milton:
  • ST AGATHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 440 ADAMS STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARY OF THE HILLS (Students: 342; Location: 250 BROOK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THACHER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 1425 BLUE HILL AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • THE DELPHI ACADEMY (Students: 122; Location: 564 BLUEHILL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EAST MILTON DAY NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 330 EDGE HILL ROAD/PO BOX 327; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CARRIAGE HOUSE SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 777 RANDOLPH AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DISCOVERY SCHOOLHOUSE INC (Students: 30; Location: 865 BRUSH HILL ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Milton:
  • MILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $881,215; Location: 476 CANTON AVE.; 117,922 books; 2,802 audio materials; 2,821 video materials; 223 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Milton Academy private 1-12 grades, boarding and commuter Delphi Academy private 1-8 Montessori School private pre k-6

Notable locations in Milton: Presidents Golf Course (A), Museum of American China Trade (B), Milton Public Library (C), Louis R Levin Memorial Library (D), Forbes House Museum (E).

Churches in Milton include: Trinity Episcopal Church (A), Church of OUr Saviour (B), East Congregational Church of Milton (C), Saint Pius X Church (D), Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (E), Saint Mary of the Hills Church (F), Saint Elizabeth Church (G), Saint Agathas Convent (H).

Cemetery: Hebrew Cemetery (1).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Hemenway Pond (A), Hillside Pond (B), Turners Pond (C), Houghtons Pond (D), Popes Pond (E), Pine Tree Brook Reservoir (F), Neponset River Reservoir (G), Neponset River Marshes (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Unquity Brook (A), Coon Hollow Brook (B), Trout Brook (C), Balster Brook (D), Chestnut Run (E), Pine Tree Brook (F).

Park in Milton: Lane Playground (1).

Post office: (A).  


Milton compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Milton:
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milton:
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLN-FM (91.5 FM; MILTON, MA; Owner: CURRY COLLEGE)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Milton:
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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