Milton

The city of Milton was recognized as having the highest quality of life in the state of Georgia.

Welcome to Milton

Milton is a distinct, vibrant city beloved for its proud community, beautiful natural spaces, and small-town feel. One of metro Atlanta’s most sought-after places, residents treasure its high quality of life, unique character, safe and welcoming environment, and ready access to remarkable schools, restaurants, shops, and more. 
 
The City of Milton was formed in 2006 from parts of unincorporated Fulton County. About 85% of its over 39 square miles are “agriculturally zoned,” meaning residential lots must be at least 1 acre. The city has among Georgia’s highest educational attainment rates and lowest unemployment rates.
 
Milton is consistently ranked as offering residents the highest quality of life in Georgia. In 2011 -- just five years after the City's incorporation -- Milton was rated as having the highest quality of life in Georgia and the ninth-highest quality of life in the southern United States. That stellar reputation has carried over in the years since, with Milton consistently recognized nationally as one of the best (and safest) places to call home.
 
Elementary schools include; Birmingham Falls Elementary, Cogburn Woods Elementary, Crabapple Crossing Elementary, and Summit Hill Elementary. All are at the top of Georgia elementary school rankings.
 
Middle schools include; Hopewell Middle and Northwestern Middle Schools. Both are at the top of Georgia's middle school rankings.
 
High schools include; Milton High School and Cambridge High School. Both are at the top of Georgia and US high school rankings.
 
Private Schools include; Kings Ridge Christian School, Chandler Academy, Mill Springs Academy, and St Francis High School.
 

Overview for Milton, GA

54,249 people live in Milton, where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $69,211.53. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

54,249

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$69,211.53

Average individual Income

Around Milton, GA

There's plenty to do around Milton, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

25
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cork and Glass, Cheeses & Mary, and Kurt Senser.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.56 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.41 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.07 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.54 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.42 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.94 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Milton, GA

Milton has 18,885 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Milton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 54,249 people call Milton home. The population density is 1,160.89 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

54,249

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.2

Median Age

50.68 / 49.32%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
18,885

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$69,211.53

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Milton, GA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Milton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Summit Hill Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Crabapple Crossing Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Northwestern Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Cambridge High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Hopewell Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Birmingham Falls Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Cogburn Woods Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Milton Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
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