Milton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 10,829 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in office and administrative support (13.20%), management occupations (8.63%), and healthcare (6.21%).
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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Milton is worth considering.
In terms of college education, Milton is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.42% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Milton in 2018 was $37,976, which is upper middle income relative to Vermont, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,904 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.