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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middletown who work in office and administrative support (13.02%), management occupations (11.06%), and sales jobs (8.83%).
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.
Middletown is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Middletown enrolled in college, Middletown has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
The population of Middletown is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.81% of adults in Middletown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Middletown in 2010 was $34,226, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,904 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, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Middletown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.