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.
Middleton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
Because of many things, Middleton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Middleton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Middleton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The citizens of Middleton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.02% of adults in Middleton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
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.