Milton, Delaware is a small town with a population of just under 3,000. Families with young children can expect to feel right at home, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the community, while young adults appear in smaller numbers. With an average age of just over 42, the town's residents skew older than most cities in Delaware. Only 24% of residents rent in Milton, as the majority own their homes. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $858/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Milton will save around $2,800 compared to the state average.
Milton has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 9% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. In addition, 15% have earned a Bachelor's degree. Many Milton residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and education. Combined, these industries make up 20% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, as 8% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of about $66K, Milton workers take home less than their peers elsewhere in Delaware. Milton's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.
Averaging about 26 minutes, Milton's commute time outperforms nearly 70% of cities in Delaware. Driving a vehicle is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 39% of residents, while public transit is not used widely. Few commuters walk to work.
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