Middletown is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,460 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Middletown is the 144th largest community in Maryland. Middletown has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Middletown, where the median household income is $119,777.
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 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.
In Middletown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.48 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Middletown is a pretty powerful place. 60.58% 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 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, European and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Middletown is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,433|
|MIDDLETOWN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||89.88%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||10.12%|
|TYPE OF MIDDLETOWN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||78.46%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||11.62%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.38%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||2.02%|
|SIZE OF MIDDLETOWN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||11.88%|
|AGE OF MIDDLETOWN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||37.08%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||35.44%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||12.70%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.78%|
|MIDDLETOWN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$403,844|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,041|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $55,000||1.79%|
|$55,001 - $109,000||0.62%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||4.74%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||22.90%|
|$327,001 - $436,000||23.53%|
|$436,001 - $545,000||28.26%|
|$545,001 - $818,000||18.17%|
|$818,001 - $1,090,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF MIDDLETOWN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.46%|
|5 TO 17||22.91%|
|18 TO 24||7.96%|
|25 TO 34||4.55%|
|35 TO 54||36.06%|
|55 TO 64||11.58%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.49%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.29%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$119,777|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$42,274|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||0.77%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.79%)
Public Service (7.76%)
Information Technology (4.39%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.93%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.18%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.43%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.35%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (29.25%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (90.27%)
Indic languages (1.17%)
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