Milton, Ulster County, New York

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CDP and hamlet
Downtown Milton, NY.jpg
Main Street
Country United States
State New York
Region Hudson Valley
County Ulster
Town Marlborough
Landmark Milton Railroad Station
River Hudson
Elevation 180 ft (55 m)
Coordinates 41°39′32″N 73°57′36″W / 41.65889°N 73.96000°W / 41.65889; -73.96000Coordinates: 41°39′32″N 73°57′36″W / 41.65889°N 73.96000°W / 41.65889; -73.96000
Lowest point Sea level
 - location Hudson River
Area 2.8 sq mi (7 km2)
 - land 2.08 sq mi (5 km2)
 - water 0.35 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 1,403 (2010)
Timezone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 12547
Area code 845
Location in Ulster County and the state of New York.
Website: Milton & Marlboro

Milton is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Ulster County, New York, United States. The population was 1,403 at the 2010 census. The town was named after John Milton, an English poet.[1]

The community of Milton is located in the northeast part of the Town of Marlborough.

Milton Post Office


The Milton Railroad Station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[2]


The community is on the west bank of the Hudson River.

Milton is located at 41°39′32″N 73°57′36″W / 41.65889°N 73.96000°W / 41.65889; -73.96000 (41.658765, -73.960010).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), of which, 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2) of it is land and 0.35% is water.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,251 people, 458 households, and 317 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 440.3 per square mile (170.1/km²). There were 481 housing units at an average density of 169.3/sq mi (65.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.37% White, 3.20% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 1.44% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.76% of the population.

There were 458 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $54,792, and the median income for a family was $62,625. Males had a median income of $39,750 versus $31,573 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,785. About 1.0% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

The Fugitive Kind[edit]

In 1959, the feature film The Fugitive Kind, starring Marlon Brando and Anna Magnani, was filmed in Milton. The main street was temporarily redone to resemble an old town in the deep south. The motion picture was based on a play by Tennessee Williams and was directed by Sidney Lumet.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 209. 
  2. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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