Milliken, CO

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Milliken Profile


Overview

Milliken is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 8,164 people and just one neighborhood, Milliken is the 74th largest community in Colorado. Milliken has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Milliken, where the median household income is $77,589.00.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Milliken, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.13% of Milliken’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Milliken is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milliken who work in office and administrative support (16.19%), sales jobs (9.68%), and management occupations (9.25%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Milliken is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Milliken a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Milliken has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Milliken’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Milliken is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Milliken, the average commute to work is 34.24 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Milliken Demographics

The education level of Milliken citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.96% of adults 25 and older in Milliken have a college degree.

The per capita income in Milliken in 2018 was $32,190, which is middle income relative to Colorado, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,760 for a family of four. However, Milliken contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Milliken is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Milliken home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Milliken residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Milliken also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.00% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Milliken include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Milliken is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Milliken, CO HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that your children would be exposed to if you lived in this neighborhood. Info

Schools In This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CO* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Knowledge Quest Academy School
705 South School House Drive
Milliken, CO 80543
KG-08
Milliken Elementary School
100 Broad Street
Milliken, CO 80543
PK-05
Milliken Middle School
66 Irene Avenue
Milliken, CO 80543
06-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

WELD COUNTY REORGANIZED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. RE-4


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District Quality Compared to Colorado

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Better than of CO school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.1% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.2% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.0% 7.8%

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WELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. RE-5J


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District Quality Compared to Colorado

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Better than of CO school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 32.7% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.3% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.4% 7.8%

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