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 $121,314.00.
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 90.11% 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 (16.49%), sales jobs (9.62%), and healthcare (9.36%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Middletown a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Middletown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Middletown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Middletown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.46 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Middletown. 60.07% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Middletown in 2010 was $42,824, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $171,296 for a family of four.
Middletown is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Polish.
The most common language spoken in Middletown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.