Milton is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,928 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the 192nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Milton has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Milton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Milton is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in office and administrative support (19.26%), sales jobs (11.20%), and healthcare (8.54%).
Milton is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Milton rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.16% of adults 25 and older in Milton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Milton in 2010 was $21,610, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,440 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 Irish, Polish, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.