Milton, GA
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Milton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 37,547 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 91.87% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Milton is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in management occupations (19.47%), sales jobs (16.70%), and business and financial occupations (9.79%).

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 13.15% 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.

Milton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Milton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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 65.52% 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 $53,875, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $215,500 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

Milton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.63%.

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