Milton is a very small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 3,012 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the 21st largest community in Delaware. Milton 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 Milton, where the median household income is $59,929.00.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Milton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Milton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in management occupations (14.47%), sales jobs (12.11%), and office and administrative support (9.37%).
The education level of Milton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.72% of adults in Milton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Milton in 2018 was $42,290, which is upper middle income relative to Delaware, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $169,160 for a family of four. However, Milton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Milton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Milton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Milton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Milton include Irish, German, English, French, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.