Milton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 10,723 people and three 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in management occupations (10.21%), sales jobs (9.37%), and office and administrative support (9.32%).
Of important note, Milton is also a town of artists. Milton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Milton’s character.
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.
The overall education level of Milton is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.86% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Milton in 2018 was $41,706, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,824 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, French, French Canadian, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Polish.