Middletown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 47,108 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Middletown is the 20th largest community in Connecticut.
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.46% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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.
Middletown, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
The education level of Middletown citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.45% of adults in Middletown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Middletown in 2018 was $39,845, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $159,380 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 10.89% 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.