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Milan, GA

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Overview


Milan is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 608 people and just one neighborhood, Milan is the 384th largest community in Georgia.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Milan isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Milan are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Milan is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Milan who work in office and administrative support (26.67%), food service (11.67%), and healthcare suport services (10.00%).

Of important note, Milan is also a city of artists. Milan has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Milan’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Milan has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Milan has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Milan than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Milan may be for you.

One downside of living in Milan, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 39.08 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small city, Milan does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The rate of college-level education in Milan is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.16% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Milan in 2022 was $18,044, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,176 for a family of four. Milan also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 46.22% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Milan is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Milan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Milan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Milan include English, German, Irish, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Milan is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Milan, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 15.2% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of all neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 47.3% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 10 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

People

If you are planning to retire in Georgia, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Georgia, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.6% of neighborhoods in GA. If a Georgia retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Milan are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 90.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 25.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 32.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.8%), and 18.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Milan, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (6.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (2.4%), and residents who report Scots-Irish roots (2.2%), and some of the residents are also of Cuban ancestry (2.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (15.2%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (84.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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