|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Milton is 2,809. Milton, West Virginia is the 6,466th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Milton was in 2020, when its population was 2,822. In 2020, Milton was the 6,443rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,466th largest city in the US. Milton is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Milton has grown 26.7% since the 2000. Milton, West Virginia is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 86% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|6460||Bellows Falls, Vermont||2,814||-10.7%|
|6461||Lake Success, New York||2,814||0.4%|
|6464||Pembroke, North Carolina||2,812||2.5%|
|6465||Kingston Springs, Tennessee||2,810||0.8%|
|6466||Milton, West Virginia||2,809||26.7%|
|6469||Oak Harbor, Ohio||2,807||-1.7%|
The total voting age population of Milton, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,104. The voting age population is 42.4% male and 57.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.8% of the residents of Milton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Milton are 98.0% White, 1.3% Two or more races, 0.5% American Indian and 0.2% Asian.
In Milton, 17.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.2%. On a per-household basis, 17.3% of families are below the poverty line in Milton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.4% of Milton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.7% of Milton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.3% have a bachelor's degree and 5.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Milton residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Milton is 11.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Milton, 15.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Milton is $32,238.
In Milton, 54.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.2% of housing units in Milton.
Of all the housing units in Milton, 14.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Milton, 19.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Milton is $687.
In Milton, 59.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.