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About Middletown, DE (Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge median real estate price is $348,410, which is more expensive than 56.2% of the neighborhoods in Delaware and 55.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge is currently $2,206, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.0% of the neighborhoods in Delaware.

Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Middletown, Delaware.

Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge are 4.6%, which is lower than one will find in 72.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 80.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge neighborhood could be your paradise. With 34.6% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.5% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge neighborhood in Middletown is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in DE, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.4% of the neighborhoods in Delaware. If you are considering retiring to Delaware, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge neighborhood has more Dominican and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 1.9% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge neighborhood in Middletown are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge neighborhood, 39.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.8%), and 14.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge neighborhood in Middletown, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (14.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (10.4%), and residents who report German roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.9%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (5.2%), among others. In addition, 10.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Middletown Village / Parkway South Ridge neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (90.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to DE* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Meredith (everett) Middle School
504 South Broad Street
Middletown, DE 19709
06-08
Middletown High School
120 Silver Lake Road
Middletown, DE 19709
09-12
Redding (louis L.) Middle School
201 New Street
Middletown, DE 19709
06-08
Silver Lake Elementary School
200 East Cochran Street
Middletown, DE 19709
01-05
Townsend Elementary School
126 Main Street
Townsend, DE 19734
01-05
Appoquinimink Preschool Center School
502 South Broad Street
Middletown, DE 19709
PK-PK
Cedar Lane Early Childhood Center School
1221 Cedar Lane Road
Middletown, DE 19709
KG-KG
Waters (alfred G.) Middle School
1235 Cedar Lane Road
Middletown, DE 19709
06-08
Appoquinimink High School
1080 Bunker Hill Road
Middletown, DE 19709
09-12
Townsend Early Childhood Center School
10 Brook Ramble Lane
Townsend, DE 19734
KG-KG
Bunker Hill Elementary School
1070 Bunker Hill Road
Middletown, DE 19709
01-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

APPOQUINIMINK SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Delaware

(10 is best)

Better than of DE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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