Milton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 10,759 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the eighth largest community in Vermont.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in office and administrative support (15.80%), management occupations (9.48%), and sales jobs (7.76%).
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.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Milton 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. Milton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Milton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Milton may be for you.
Even though Milton is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The population of Milton overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Milton, 23.34% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Milton in 2010 was $31,970, which is upper middle income relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,880 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Milton include French , French Canadian, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.