Milton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 10,685 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the eighth largest community in Vermont.
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.64% 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.
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.
One downside of living in Milton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Milton, the average commute to work is 30.28 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Milton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.84% of adults in Milton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Milton in 2018 was $43,835, which is upper middle income relative to Vermont, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,340 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 Canadian, French, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Milton is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Polish.