THE CITY OF MILTON
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Milton is a town in Southern Ontario, Canada, and part of the Halton Region in the Greater Toronto Area. Between 2001 and 2011 Milton was the fastest growing municipality in Canada, with a 71.4% increase in population from 2001 to 2006 and another 56.5% increase from 2006 to 2011. In 2016, Milton’s census population was 110,128 with an estimated growth to 228,000 by 2031. It remained the fastest growing community in Ontario but was deemed to be the sixth fastest growing in Canada at that time.
Consisting of 365 square kilometres (141 sq mi) of land area, Milton is located 40 km (25 mi) west of Downtown Toronto on Highway 401, and is the western terminus for the Milton line commuter train and bus corridor operated by GO Transit. Milton is on the edge of the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO world biosphere reserve and the Bruce Trail.
In 2015, the population numbers on all signs entering Milton increased to 100,000 based on official estimates by town planners. According to the Canada 2016 census there were 101,715 people living in Milton, and its population in 2006 was 53,939, representing an increase of 56.5%. (A report published in mid-2019 stated the estimated 2018 population as 130,000+.)
An October 2019 report stated that the average household income was $111,875, that the unemployment rate was 5.7%, and that the crime rate per 100,000 residents was low, at 2,133.
The 2016 census counted 32,452 housing units and 31,325 being occupied.
- The average population density per square kilometre was 2,520.3 persons.
- Age distribution indicated 32.5% of the population was 19 and younger, 59.1% of the population
- ages 20–64 and 8.4% 65 and older.
- The average total income of households in 2015 was $116,180.
- With one earner in a household, $60,829.
- Males had an average total income of $62,433 versus $42,328 for females.
- 24.0% of the population had completed high school as their highest education. 4.5% a Trades
- certificate or diploma. 21.6% College. 35.6% University.
- 11.8% of the population had not completed high school.
According to the 2011 census, the largest religion in Milton is Christianity (64.9%), with Catholics being the largest group (36.4%), followed by various Protestant denominations (19.2%), unspecified Christians (7.5%), and Orthodox (1.8%). Other religions include Islam (9.3%), Hinduism (2.9%), Sikhism (1.9%), and Buddhism (0.6%). 19.5% reported no religious affiliation.