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Milton is a town in Wayne County, in the Richmond metro area.
The community was named for the presence of several watermills
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Milton. For links to other places called Milton, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Milton is 39.788N. The longitude is -85.155W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 928 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 616.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Milton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47357 ZIP code.
19% of Milton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Milton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Milton was $15,131, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Milton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Milton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $574.
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Milton political report.
The average commute time for Milton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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