Milton, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Milton, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Milton had a population of 54 as of July 1, 2017. Milton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Milton is located at latitude 48.6264 and longitude -98.0459 in Cavalier County. The formal boundaries for the City of Milton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cavalier County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,588 feet.

The City of Milton (GNIS ID: 1036163) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Milton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Milton, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 54
Daytime Population: Workers 262
Daytime Population: Residents 28
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 290
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 5.37
Population in Households 52
Population in Familes 43
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 106
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $63,528
Average Household Income $85,001
Per Capita Income $38,689


Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (35.0%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $141,304


Total Households 26
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.98% -1.14%
Households -1.02% -0.78%
Families 0.79% -1.14%
Median Household Income   4.68%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Milton, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milton to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 313 23rd
Population Density # 325 19th
Diversity Index # 219 45th
Median Household Income # 128 68th
Per Capita Income # 89 78th

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