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Middletown, NY
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Middletown profile


Living in Middletown



Middletown is a medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 30,207 people and 15 associated neighborhoods, Middletown is the 48th largest community in New York. Middletown has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

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.

One downside of living in Middletown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.36 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly city. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Middletown is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking taxis. For Middletown, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The percentage of adults in Middletown who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.20% of the adults in Middletown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Middletown in 2018 was $31,484, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,936 for a family of four. However, Middletown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Middletown is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Middletown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Middletown, accounting for 40.29% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Middletown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Middletown include Italian, Irish, German, Jamaican, and Polish.

In addition, Middletown has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.20%).

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