Middletown is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,469 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Middletown is the 144th largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Middletown, 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 Middletown, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Middletown’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Middletown does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $119,777.00.
Housing costs in Middletown are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Middletown is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Middletown is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middletown who work in management occupations (13.21%), sales jobs (11.13%), and teaching (9.80%).
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.
Of important note, Middletown is also a town of artists. Middletown has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Middletown’s character.
Because of many things, Middletown 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, Middletown really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Middletown 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.
One downside of living in Middletown is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Middletown, the average commute to work is 31.48 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Middletown, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Middletown is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.58% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Middletown in 2010 was $42,274, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $169,096 for a family of four.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Middletown include Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Middletown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.