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Milton, North Dakota
Settlers in front of their sod house in Milton in 1898
Settlers in front of their sod house in Milton in 1898
Location of Milton, North Dakota
Location of Milton, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Cavalier
Area
 • Total 0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
 • Land 0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,588 ft (484 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 58
 • Estimate 
(2019)
58
 • Density 123.14/sq mi (47.54/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58260
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-53020
GNIS feature ID 1030235

Milton is a city in Cavalier County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 58 at the 2010 census. Milton was founded in 1887.

Geography

Milton is located at 48°37′35″N 98°2′30″W / 48.62639°N 98.04167°W / 48.62639; -98.04167 (48.626525, -98.041747).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 202
1900 384 90.1%
1910 410 6.8%
1920 393 −4.1%
1930 329 −16.3%
1940 310 −5.8%
1950 322 3.9%
1960 264 −18.0%
1970 198 −25.0%
1980 195 −1.5%
1990 133 −31.8%
2000 85 −36.1%
2010 58 −31.8%
2019 (est.) 58 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 58 people, 28 households, and 17 families living in the city. The population density was 113.7 inhabitants per square mile (43.9/km2). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 78.4 per square mile (30.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White and 3.4% Native American.

There were 28 households, of which 14.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.3% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.35.

The median age in the city was 50 years. 8.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 39.7% were from 45 to 64; and 22.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

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