Milton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 41,259 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the 22nd largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Milton was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Milton economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Milton, where the median household income is $136,020.00.
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.
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 23.23% 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.
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.
In Milton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.24 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Milton is a pretty powerful place. 74.86% of the adults in Milton have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Milton in 2018 was $71,323, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $285,292 for a family of four.
Milton is an extremely 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Milton include English, German, Irish, Italian, and French.
In addition, Milton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.75%).
The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.