Milton, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Milton, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Milton had a population of 71 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 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.

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


Total Population 71
Population in Households 68
Population in Familes 57
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 139
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $69,465
Average Household Income $87,924
Per Capita Income $40,294


Total Housing Units 48 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $116,667
Average Home Value $138,281


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 2
  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 2.48% 0.56%
Households 2.74% 1.12%
Families 4.27% 0.82%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

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, 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 # 286 29th
Population Density # 300 25th
Diversity Index # 266 34th
Median Household Income # 92 77th
Per Capita Income # 77 81st

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