Milton has the 2949th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Milton is part of the Seattle metro area. Unemployment in the Seattle area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Seattle has the 11th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Milton is above average at $61,000, and the median cost of a home in Milton is $224,700, which is above the national average. 22% of workers in Milton hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Milton. 76% of Milton workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 14% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Milton spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.