Middletown, CT


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Living in Middletown

Middletown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 46,756 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Middletown is the 20th largest community in Connecticut.

Unlike some cities, Middletown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Middletown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Middletown is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middletown who work in office and administrative support (15.10%), management occupations (11.35%), and sales jobs (8.64%).

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.

In addition, Middletown is a college town. There are a lot of students in Middletown attending college, and as a result Middletown provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

The citizens of Middletown are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.09% of adults in Middletown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Middletown in 2010 was $34,992, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,968 for a family of four. However, Middletown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Middletown is a very 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. Important ancestries of people in Middletown include Irish, Polish, German, and English.

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