Milton, MA 02186 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02186: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milton, MA 02186

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Milton, MA 02186

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.249, Longitude -71.075
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 498
  • PO Box Addresses: 161
  • Residential Addresses: 9,558
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 802
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,756

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Milton, MA 02186 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,681
Population in Households 26,165
Population in Familes 22,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,516
Population Density2 2,103
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $123,785
Average Household Income $168,334
Per Capita Income $58,418


Total Housing Units 9,873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,627 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,793 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 453 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $595,645
Average Home Value $678,819


Total Households 9,420
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 6,917
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.28%
Households 0.21% 0.21%
Families 0.16% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Milton, MA 02186 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02186 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 73 86th
Population Density # 148 72nd
Diversity Index # 105 80th
Median Household Income # 54 90th
Per Capita Income # 79 85th

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