Middlebury is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 7,634 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Middlebury is the 114th largest community in Connecticut.
Housing costs in Middlebury are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Connecticut.
Middlebury is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.46% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Middlebury is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middlebury who work in management occupations (13.76%), teaching (13.12%), and office and administrative support (11.71%).
Of important note, Middlebury is also a town of artists. Middlebury has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Middlebury’s character.
Because of many things, Middlebury is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Middlebury really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Middlebury perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The citizens of Middlebury are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.63% of adults in Middlebury have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Middlebury in 2010 was $41,896, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $167,584 for a family of four.
The people who call Middlebury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Middlebury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Middlebury include Irish, English, German, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Middlebury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Italian.