Milton, WA Population

Population: 5,795. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,468 (+11.6% change)
Males: 2,801 (48.3%), Females: 2,994 (51.7%)

Pierce County

Zip code: 98354

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $48,166
Median house value: $161,100

Races in Milton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (23.7%), English (12.9%), Irish (10.8%), Norwegian (8.9%), United States (6.2%), Scottish (5.2%).

Elevation: 280 feet

Land area: 2.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Milton

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milton city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

4.2% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 0.7% North America, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +561 (+10.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Milton:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL & REHAB CENTER (about 4 miles; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • AUBURN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; AUBURN, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Milton:

  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 13 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 13 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 19 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: BFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Milton:

  • AUBURN MUNI (about 9 miles; AUBURN, WA; Abbreviation: S50)
  • PIERCE COUNTY – THUN FIELD (about 11 miles; PUYALLUP, WA; Abbreviation: 1S0)
  • SHADY ACRES (about 13 miles; SPANAWAY, WA; Abbreviation: 3B8)
Amtrak station near Milton:

  • 8 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milton:

  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; DES MOINES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,288)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 12 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 15 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 18 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
Public primary/middle schools in Milton:

  • SURPRISE LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 501; Location: 2001 MILTON WAY; Grades: 06 – 07)
  • ENDEAVOUR INTERMEDIATE (Students: 469; Location: 1304 17TH AVENUE; Grades: 02 – 06)
  • DISCOVERY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 422; Location: 1205 19TH AVENUE; Grades: PK – 05)