Milton, Iowa

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Milton is a city in Van Buren County, Iowa, United States. The population was 550 at the 2000 census. The town was founded by settlers from Milton, Delaware in 1844.


Milton is located at 40°40′23″N 92°9′42″W / 40.67306°N 92.16167°W / 40.67306; -92.16167 (40.673056, -92.161681)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 550 people, 216 households, and 149 families residing in the city. The population density was 219.6 people per square mile (84.9/km²). There were 243 housing units at an average density of 97.0/sq mi (37.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.27% White, 0.18% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.36% Pacific Islander, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.18% of the population.

There were 216 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,938, and the median income for a family was $32,708. Males had a median income of $25,735 versus $16,786 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,696. About 8.0% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.2% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.


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