Milton, Indiana

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Milton, Indiana
Town
Location of Milton in the state of Indiana
Location of Milton in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°47′8″N 85°9′22″W / 39.78556°N 85.15611°W / 39.78556; -85.15611Coordinates: 39°47′8″N 85°9′22″W / 39.78556°N 85.15611°W / 39.78556; -85.15611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
Township Washington
Area[1]
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 490
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 482
 • Density 1,814.8/sq mi (700.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47357
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-49860[4]
GNIS feature ID 0439257[5]

Milton is a town in Washington Township, Wayne County, Indiana, United States. The population was 490 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Milton was laid out and platted in 1824.[6] By 1826, Milton had a population of nearly 200.[7]

Geography[edit]

Milton is located at 39°47′8″N 85°9′22″W / 39.78556°N 85.15611°W / 39.78556; -85.15611 (39.785676, -85.156078)[8].

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 490 people, 197 households, and 136 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,814.8 inhabitants per square mile (700.7 /km2). There were 227 housing units at an average density of 840.7 per square mile (324.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.4% White, 0.2% African American, 1.2% Native American, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 197 households of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.0% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the town was 40.2 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 611 people, 235 households, and 173 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,251.3 people per square mile (873.7/km²). There were 244 housing units at an average density of 899.0 per square mile (348.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.85% White, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.16% of the population.

There were 235 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,167, and the median income for a family was $36,635. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $18,036 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,131. About 10.2% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 325. 
  7. ^ History of Wayne County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Volume 2. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1884. p. 722. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Indiana". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-04-21.