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Milton, LA

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Overview


Milton is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 2,590 people and just one neighborhood, Milton is the 152nd largest community in Louisiana.

Milton real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Milton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Milton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Milton is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in business and financial occupations (15.22%), teaching (10.62%), and management occupations (8.24%).

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

Setting & Lifestyle

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 town’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.

Milton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

Milton is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.15% of adults in Milton have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Milton in 2022 was $38,652, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $154,608 for a family of four. However, Milton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 French, Irish, Acadian/Cajun, English, and German.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 94.3% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Louisiana. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.4% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Louisiana. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and highly educated executives.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more French and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.0% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 1.8% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

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 Milton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.7% 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, 45.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 19.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.1%), and 15.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households. Some people also speak French (2.5%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Milton, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (33.0%). There are also a number of people of French Canadian ancestry (9.5%), and residents who report German roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.2%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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