Middletown, CT

Middletown profile

Living in Middletown

Middletown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 47,717 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Middletown is the 20th largest community in Connecticut.

Middletown is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Middletown is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middletown who work in sales jobs (10.67%), office and administrative support (10.51%), and management occupations (9.75%).

Also of interest is that Middletown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Middletown, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Middletown provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

Middletown, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

The citizens of Middletown are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.85% of adults in Middletown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Middletown in 2018 was $38,345, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $153,380 for a family of four. However, Middletown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Middletown is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Middletown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Middletown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Middletown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Middletown include Italian, Irish, Polish, English, and German.

The most common language spoken in Middletown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.