Milliken is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 6,091 people and just one neighborhood, Milliken is the 74th largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Milliken was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Milliken economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Milliken, where the median household income is $66,649.
Occupations and Workforce
Milliken is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Milliken is a town of sales and office workers, managers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Milliken who work in office and administrative support (13.46%), sales jobs (12.95%) and management occupations (9.88%).
Also of interest is that Milliken has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.95 minutes every day commuting to work.