Milan is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,852 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Milan is the 252nd largest community in Missouri.
Milan is a blue-collar town, with 57.82% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Milan is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milan who work in office and administrative support (10.66%), sales jobs (6.26%), and healthcare (3.71%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Milan has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Milan has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Milan than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Milan may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Milan spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 11.35 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Milan does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Milan have a very low rate of college education: just 8.84% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Milan in 2010 was $17,828, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,312 for a family of four.
Milan is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Milan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Milan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Milan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 46.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Milan include German, English, African, and Italian.
In addition, Milan has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.18%).
The most common language spoken in Milan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.