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Encyclopedia > Milton, Florida

Milton (formerly known as Scratch Ankle, for its propensity to grow briars, or Milltown, because Milton had the largest mill around) is a city in Santa Rosa County, FloridaGR6. The city was incorporated in 1844 and is home to Naval Air Station Whiting Field. The population was 7,045 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 8,044 [1]. It is the county seat of Santa Rosa County. It was also called "Scottman's Anchorage" for the many lumber barges that traversed the Blackwater River - thus lending the further support of the nickname "Scratch Ankle" (Scottsman's Anchorage - Scratch Ankle) Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Binomial nomenclature Erica arborea Ref: ITIS 505949 The Tree Heath is a shrub or small evergreen tree with a height of 1-4 (-7) m. ... The term mill, depending on context, can refer to: Mill (factory) – a place of business for making articles of manufacture; e. ... Santa Rosa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... Jan. ... Naval Air Station Whiting Field is a United States Navy base located in Milton, Florida, in central Santa Rosa County, and is one of the Navys two primary pilot training bases (the other being NAS Corpus Christi, Texas). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ...


Geography

Milton is located at 30°37′49″N, 87°2′47″W (30.630312, -87.046486)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.9 km² (4.6 mi²). 11.3 km² (4.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (4.59%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 7,045 people, 2,674 households, and 1,831 families residing in the city. The population density was 622.4/km² (1,611.1/mi²). There were 3,151 housing units at an average density of 278.4/km² (720.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 77.84% White, 15.95% African American, 0.71% Native American, 1.73% Asian, 0.17% Pacific Islander, 1.04% from other races, and 2.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.45% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,674 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.04. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $30,060, and the median income for a family was $34,889. Males had a median income of $30,352 versus $18,973 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,685. About 10.9% of families and 16.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.9% of those under age 18 and 16.3% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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