Milton, WV

Milton profile

Living in Milton

Milton is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 2,533 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Milton is the 80th largest community in West Virginia.

Milton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Milton is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milton who work in management occupations (14.57%), office and administrative support (11.81%), and healthcare (11.32%).

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

The percentage of adults in Milton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.29% of the adults in Milton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Milton in 2018 was $24,448, 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 $97,792 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 German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Welsh.

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