Milton, WV

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Living in Milton

Milton is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 2,568 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the 80th largest community in West Virginia.

Unlike some towns, Milton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Milton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Milton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in management occupations (13.94%), office and administrative support (13.21%), and sales jobs (12.94%).

Being a small town, Milton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Milton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.05% of adults 25 and older in Milton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Milton in 2010 was $22,841, which is upper middle income relative to West Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,364 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Milton include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Welsh.

The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.