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Milton

Milton, West Virginia

  •   State: 
    West Virginia
      County: 
    Cabell County
      City: 
    Milton
      County all: 
    Cabell | Mason
      County FIPS: 
    54011 | 54053
      Coordinates: 
    38°26′10″N 82°08′00″W
      Area total: 
    2.01 sq mi (5.21 km²)
      Area land: 
    1.97 sq mi (5.10 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.04 sq mi (0.11 km²)
      Elevation: 
    584 ft (178 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    38,4509
      Longitude: 
    -82,1276
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    25541
      GMAP: 

    Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia, United States

  •   Population: 
    2,831
      Population density: 
    1,286.44 residents per square mile of area (496.79/km²)
      Household income: 
    $37,785
      Households: 
    1,096
      Unemployment rate: 
    6.30%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    6.50%

Milton is a town in Cabell County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 2,831 at the 2020 census. The town was named after Milton Reece, the original owner of the town site. It is noted for the historic Mud River Covered Bridge across the nearby Mud River. The former Morris Memorial Hospital for Crippled Children was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.58 square miles (4.09 km²), of which 1.54 sq miles (3.99 km²) is land and 0.04sq miles (0.10 km²") is water. In 2002, the covered bridge was moved to nearby Pumpkin Park, which is across the street from the town's Blenko Glass store. The city is part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) The town is located along the Mud River, which runs through the center of the city. In 2010, there were 2,423 people, 1,132 households, and 666 families living in the town. There were 1,243 housing units at an average density of 807.1 per square mile (311.6/km²). The racial makeup of theTown was 97.6% White, 0.7% African American, 0.,1% Asian, 0,5% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68%.

History

Milton is noted for the historic Mud River Covered Bridge across the nearby Mud River. The former Morris Memorial Hospital for Crippled Children was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013. The town is also known for Blenko Glass, which is across the street from Pumpkin Park. It was named after Milton Reece, the original owner of the town site. It is located on the banks of the Mud River, which flows through the center of the city. In 2002, the covered bridge was moved to nearby Pumpkin Park, where it is still used today.

Geography

Milton is located along the Mud River.According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.58 square miles (4.09 km²) of which 1.54square miles (3.99km²) is land and 0.04sq miles (0.10sq km) is water. The town's population was 1,071 at the 2010 census. The population of Milton is 1,081. The city has a population of 1,091. It is located at the junction of two rivers: the Mud and the Little Mud. The Mud River flows through the town. The Little Mud River is a tributary of the Little River. The Town of Milton was founded in 1808. It was named after the town of Milton, Massachusetts, where the town's first inhabitants came from. In 1808, Milton was the site of the first recorded European settlement in the area. The first European settlers arrived in 1807. The area was first documented in 1809, when the first European settlement was recorded in 1810. The name Milton is derived from the word "milton", which means "mound" or "hill" and means "place" in English. It has been used as a name for the town since the 19th century, when it was first mentioned in a local newspaper. The current name comes from the name of the town, "Milton", meaning "mud" in the English language.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,423 people, 1,132 households, and 666 families living in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 97.6% White, 0.7% African American, 0.,1% Asian, 0,5% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population. The town's median income was $29,348, and the median income for a family was $31,786. In the town, the population was spread out, with 21.6 per cent under the age of 18, 9.2 per cent from 18 to 24, 27.6 percent from 25 to 44, and 19.0 per cent who were 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was2.76. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 87.4 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over there were 83.8 males. The per capita income for the town is $15,384. About 16.6%. of families and 17.4% of. the population were below the poverty line, including 28.2% of those under age 18. and 8.3%. of those age 65 or over. The U.S. Census Bureau recorded the town's population as 2,206 at the time of the 2000 census.

Arts and culture

Milton hosts the county fair of Cabell County, West Virginia. The Mountaineer Opry House featured bluegrass music on Saturday nights. Milton also has an extensive Flea Market covering a couple of acres (including parking) with both indoor and outdoor stalls. Milton is also noted for its annual Pumpkin Festival, held in early October.

Education

Milton is served by the schools of the Cabell County Board of Education. Primary education is given at Milton Elementary, while middle school students attend Milton Middle School. High school students at Cabell Midland High School, which opened in August 1994 upon the consolidation of Milton High School and Barboursville High School. The town has a population of 2,000. It is located on the banks of the Ohio River, near the town of Cabell, and is on the Ohio-Pennsylvania border. It has an estimated population of 3,000, with the majority of its residents living in the town center or surrounding areas. It also has a small percentage of residents who live outside of the town centre, such as in the nearby town of Barbourville. The city's population is estimated to be around 2,500, with most of its people living in and around the town's central and southern areas. The community has a history of being heavily affected by the Great Depression and the Great Recession of the 1930s and 1940s. It was also the site of the first U.S. Civil Rights Movement, which began in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The current mayor of Milton is the son of a former mayor of the same name, and the current mayor is the daughter of former mayor and former state senator, John W. "Jack" Witherspoon, who was elected to office in 1968 and served from 1969 to 1974. The mayor was a member of the Republican National Committee from 1968 to 1974, and was re-elected in 1980.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia = 38.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 40. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 82. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Milton = 4.1 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 2,831 individuals with a median age of 38.4 age the population grows by 8.38% in Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,286.44 residents per square mile of area (496.79/km²). There are average 2.18 people per household in the 1,096 households with an average household income of $37,785 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.30% of the available work force and has dropped -6.91% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 19.88%. The number of physicians in Milton per 100,000 population = 439.9.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Milton = 44.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 21.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 140. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 160. 87 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 20.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 39, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia which are owned by the occupant = 57.01%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 39 years with median home cost = $96,430 and home appreciation of 1.51%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $6.55 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,668 per student. There are 15.2 students for each teacher in the school, 1025 students for each Librarian and 214 students for each Counselor. 3.90% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 9.79% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 5.58% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Milton's population in Cabell County, West Virginia of 4,258 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,66-fold to 2,831 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.68% female residents and 47.32% male residents live in Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia.

    As of 2020 in Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia are married and the remaining 41.67% are single population.

  • 26.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Milton require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    84.80% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.51% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.33% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.09% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia, 57.01% are owner-occupied homes, another 30.82% are rented apartments, and the remaining 12.17% are vacant.

  • The 41.05% of the population in Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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