Milton, GA
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Milton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 38,411 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the 25th largest community in Georgia.

Milton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Milton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Milton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Milton is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in management occupations (20.08%), sales jobs (17.05%), and office and administrative support (11.17%).

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: 14.23% 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.

Because of many things, Milton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Milton 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Milton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Milton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Milton use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Milton‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Milton, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Milton is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.24% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Milton in 2010 was $56,635, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $226,540 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, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.