Real Estate Prices and Overview
Milton median real estate prices are $177,558, which is more expensive than 81.7% of the neighborhoods
in Louisiana and 55.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Milton are currently
$781, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.6%
of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.
Milton is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Milton real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Milton neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Milton, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.9% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Milton
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Milton neighborhood has more
French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 6.0% have French Canadian ancestry.
Milton is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Milton
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Louisiana. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.5% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Louisiana. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Milton neighborhood in Lafayette are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 84.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 5.1% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 75.4%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Milton neighborhood, 44.1%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(19.8%), and 13.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Milton neighborhood in Lafayette, LA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French
(22.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.6%) , and residents who report Irish roots (6.8%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.6%) , along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Milton
neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.7% of households. Some people also speak French (12.6%).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Milton neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (89.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.