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.
Unlike some towns 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 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Milton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Milton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 citizens of Milton are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.34% of adults in Milton having a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.