Milton is a city in King and Pierce counties in the U.S. state of Washington. Take a look below for 10 interesting and obscure facts about Milton, Washington, United States.
1. The population was 6,968 at the 2010 census.
2. Milton borders the larger but newer town of Edgewood.
3. Milton is located in northern Pierce County and southern King County at 47°14′54″N 122°19′3″W (47.248208, -122.317376).
4. The Milton and Edgewood areas are known informally as North Hill.
5. This contrasts with the South Hill area on the opposite side of the Puyallup River valley.
6. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.55 square miles (6.60 km2), of which 2.51 square miles (6.50 km2) are land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) are water.
7. This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Milton has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated “Csb” on climate maps.
8. As of the census of 2000, there were 5,795 people, 2,390 households, and 1,563 families living in the city. The population density was 2,291.3 people per square mile (884.4/km2). There were 2,503 housing units at an average density of 989.7 per square mile (382.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.34% White, 1.14% African American, 1.17% Native American, 2.83% Asian, 0.28% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 3.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.55% of the population.
9. There were 2,390 households, out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.92.
10. In the city, the population was spread out, with 24.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.6 males. For every 100 women age 18 and over, there were 91.5 men.