Milton, MA (Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills)




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About Milton, MA (Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills median real estate price is $525,934, which is more expensive than 75.0% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 88.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills is currently $1,746, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.5% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Milton, Massachusetts.

Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills are 4.7%, which is lower than one will find in 77.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Milton, the Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills neighborhood has more Haitian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 1.7% have Finnish ancestry.

Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 98.8% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and highly educated executives.

In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 31.3% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills neighborhood in Milton are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 93.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 63.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills neighborhood, 56.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 19.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.6%), and 11.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills neighborhood in Milton, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.4%). There are also a number of people of Haitian ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (6.9%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.2%), among others. In addition, 14.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.1% of households. Some people also speak French (3.7%).

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 Milton Center / Milton Upper Mills neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (76.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.9%) and 7.5% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Massachusetts 3.91
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Charles S Pierce Middle
451 Central Avenue
Milton, MA, 02186
06-08
Collicot
80 Edge Hill Rd
Milton, MA, 02186
PK-05
Glover
255 Canton Avenue
Milton, MA, 02186
KG-05
Milton High
25 Gile Road
Milton, MA, 02186
PK-12
Tucker
187 Blue Hills Pkwy
Milton, MA, 02186
KG-05
Cunningham School
44 Edge Hill Rd
Milton, MA, 02186
KG-05

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