Milton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 41,296 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the 22nd largest community in Georgia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Milton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Milton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Milton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Milton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $127,487.00.
Milton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Milton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Milton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Milton is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in management occupations (24.35%), sales jobs (15.69%), and business and financial occupations (9.85%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.21% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Milton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Milton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Milton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Milton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Milton is a pretty powerful place. 72.33% of the adults in Milton have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Milton in 2018 was $71,560, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $286,240 for a family of four.
Milton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
In addition, Milton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.89%).
The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.