Most Expensive Milton Neighborhoods
Milton is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 27,360 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the 66th largest community in Massachusetts. Much of the housing stock in Milton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Milton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Milton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Milton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.58% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 management occupations (12.28%), healthcare (11.84%) and business and financial occupations (10.46%).
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.
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.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Milton, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Milton provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
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.
One of the nice things about Milton is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Milton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.08 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Milton is somewhat unusual for a town 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 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 62.56% 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 $47,870, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,480 for a family of four.
Milton is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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, Italian, English, German, Haitian and Polish.
The languages spoken by people in Milton are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include French, French Creole, Chinese and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||8,995|
|MILTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||73.82%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||26.18%|
|TYPE OF MILTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||73.32%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.46%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||13.30%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||10.83%|
|SIZE OF MILTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.49%|
|AGE OF MILTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.59%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||15.53%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||28.85%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||48.03%|
|MILTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$559,489|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,407|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.56%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.70%|
|$116,001 - $231,000||0.27%|
|$231,001 - $347,000||4.79%|
|$347,001 - $462,000||16.32%|
|$462,001 - $578,000||27.14%|
|$578,001 - $867,000||31.61%|
|$867,001 - $1,156,000||11.02%|
|PEOPLE OF MILTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.87%|
|5 TO 17||19.29%|
|18 TO 24||12.62%|
|25 TO 34||7.55%|
|35 TO 54||28.12%|
|55 TO 64||11.62%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.93%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.26%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$113,087|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$47,870|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.40%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (20.39%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.62%)
Public Service (5.31%)
Information Technology (2.99%)
Real estate (2.79%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||13.70%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.03%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.69%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.01%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.58%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (37.82%)
French Canadian (2.59%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (82.12%)
French Creole (3.75%)
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