Middletown is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,792 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Middletown is the 144th largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Middletown was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Middletown economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Middletown, where the median household income is $137,303.00.
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 87.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Middletown is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middletown who work in management occupations (17.82%), business and financial occupations (12.19%), and sales jobs (9.93%).
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.
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 32.73 minutes every day commuting to work.
If knowledge is power, Middletown is a pretty powerful place. 61.02% of the adults in Middletown have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Middletown in 2018 was $52,310, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $209,240 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Middletown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.