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Milton is a town in Norfolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after a place in England
The latitude of Milton is 42.249N. The longitude is -71.066W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 26,062.
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4% of Milton residents report German ancestry, and 38% 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 $37,138, compared with $21,587 nationally.
52% of Milton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Milton include Milton Centre Historic District, Railway Village Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Milton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $723. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,817.
Libraries in Milton include East Milton Branch Library, Milton Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Milton workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Milton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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