Milton is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 9,628 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the 213th largest community in Florida.
Milton is a military town: the armed forces employs 6.65% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Education and Public Service are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 15.21% and 13.21% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Also of interest is that Milton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about Milton is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The education level of Milton citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.35% of adults in Milton have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Milton in 2010 was $20,620, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,480 for a family of four.
Milton is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 English, German, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.