Based on income, health, weather, low crime rates and housing, Milton is ranked as one of the best cities to live in Canada. The city is one of the fastest growing communities of the Canada. The population of Milton was 30,000 to 35,000 before 2000 but now it has been grown to 100,000. The median age of the people here is 34. The airport is on the drive of 20 minutes while Toronto is on the drive of 45 minutes from the city. Go train service and local Milton transit bus service go directly to the Union Station.
Many people while raising their families choose Milton as their house because of low prices as compared to other cities. There are many activities for children in the city. There is center for the arts, Milton sports center and the state-of-the-art. In the middle of each neighborhood there are two libraries, both public and catholic elementary schools and more than 50 parks. The Wilfrid Laurier University is offering some services in the city. In summer, it is going to operate the day camp of the Enriched Academic Program. The velodrome of the city has gain worldwide reputation, and the closest facility like this is in the Los Angeles.
The city has many recreational areas, campgrounds and conservation parks. Conservation Halton, a conservation authority, owns the conservation parks of the Milton. Milton Curling Club, Milton Minor Hockey Association (Milton Winterhawks), Milton Memorial Arena, Milton Skating Club, Milton Sports Centre Arena, Mohawk Raceway, Milton Mill Pond & Rotary Park, Milton Heights Campgrounds, Milton Leisure Centre are some recreational areas of the city.
On the weekend of every Labour day Milton steam-era takes place in the city. It is the annual show by “Ontario Steam & Antique Preservers Association”. On the last weekend of September, Milton Fall Fair is held. This fair has been the tradition of the for 160 years. This event takes place in the historic area of downtown. In the main street of downtown from May to October a farmer market operates. During this session the main street got closed for the vehicles. There is Milton fire services in the city for emergencies.
Average House Price;
In Milton, the average price of a four-bedroom detached house with four-bathroom is $1.1M and of a five-bedroom detached house with four-bathroom is $1.2M. The prices of detached houses are little higher than that of a townhouse and condominium. The average price of a single bedroom townhouse with one-bathroom is $539K , while a two-bedroom town house with two bathroom is of $619K, a three-bedroom town house with three-bathroom is of $725K and a four-bedroom townhouse with four-bathroom is of $819K. the average price of condominium is less than that of townhouse. A two-bedroom condominium with two-bathroom is of $545K and a three-bedroom with three-bathroom is of $622K.
The affordable neighborhoods of Milton are given below
- Dorset Park
- Milton Heights
- Darby Ville
- Bronte Meadows