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Milton
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Milton is a suburb of Boston with a population of 28,382. Milton is in Norfolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Milton offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Milton there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Milton and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Milton are highly rated.

About

About Milton...
Population
28,382

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$710,700
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,276
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    17.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    7.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    39.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    333.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    32.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Milton

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$153,971
National
$69,021

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