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 10,523 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the 213th largest community in Florida.
Milton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Milton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in office and administrative support (18.93%), sales jobs (11.94%), and management occupations (9.03%).
Milton is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Milton, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.13% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Milton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small city, Milton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Milton citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.36% of adults in Milton have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Milton in 2018 was $23,962, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,848 for a family of four. However, Milton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.