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Where to Retire in Milton and Home Prices

Milton's tree-lined streets feature a variety of home styles that include a Victorian home district, and reflects some of the finest architecture in Delaware. Some are thought to be the work of the shipbuilders' carpenters. Many of the homes have been restored. Zillow reports the median home value to be $362,742 in mid-2021, a 14.6% increase during the past year.

What Is Special about Milton

The small quaint town provides ample opportunities to enjoy the outdoor as it boasts parks, fishing areas, and boat launches. Nearby is the Nature Conservancy with nature trails, along with The Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge that offers birdwatching and photography, fishing, hunting, and hiking. Delaware's largest state forest, Redden State Forest, is also located nearby with approximately 45 miles of trails. The beautiful beaches of Lewes are just minutes away.

What Is Not Special about Milton

Although the downtown is walkable, the community itself is not considered to be walkable. The nearest large city (Baltimore) is about 80 miles away. Milton may not stay a small town for long. It is growing at a fast rate with an 81.8% increase since 2000, which is reflected in new schools being built or enlarged, and a surge in new home construction.

Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is 40 degrees, with July's average at 77 degrees. Milton averages 12" of snow each winter.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

For a small town, there are several eateries here that include a cafe, pizza restaurants, quick bites, Mexican, and the popular The Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. Milton's Historical Society has been dedicated to promoting local history and the town's heritage, and the Lydia Black Cannon Museum features an art gallery, an education and research center and as the social center of the community. Other places of interest include Lavender Fields Farm, a popular agri-tourism destination, and the Milton Theatre, a performing arts centre which presents many concerts, events and productions.


The crime rate here is low.

Medical Facilities

Bayhealth Hospital is located in Milton.


The nearest airport is the Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport in Salisbury, about 40 miles away. The closest International airport is in Baltimore, Maryland, approximately 100 miles from Milton.

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