Middleton, ID

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Living in Middleton

Middleton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 8,466 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Middleton is the 31st largest community in Idaho. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Middleton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Middleton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Middleton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Middleton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $52,522.00.

Unlike some cities, Middleton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Middleton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Middleton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Middleton who work in office and administrative support (16.45%), sales jobs (11.72%), and management occupations (9.02%).

Also of interest is that Middleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Middleton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.14% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

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 education level of Middleton citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.26% of adults in Middleton have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Middleton in 2018 was $21,080, 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 $84,320 for a family of four. However, Middleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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. Important ancestries of people in Middleton include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Middleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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