Middleton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 7,439 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Middleton is the 31st largest community in Idaho. Much of the housing stock in Middleton was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Middleton economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Middleton, where the median household income is $43,462.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Middleton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Middleton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middleton who work in office and administrative support (16.71%), sales jobs (11.71%), and management occupations (9.77%).
Middleton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Middleton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Middleton rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.02% of adults 25 and older in Middleton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Middleton in 2010 was $20,366, which is middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,464 for a family of four. However, Middleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Middleton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Middleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Middleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Middleton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Middleton include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Middleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.