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.

A relatively large number of people in Milton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.23% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Milton is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Milton area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Milton. 67.24% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 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.