Middletown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 48,760 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Middletown is the 19th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Middletown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Middletown is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Middletown who work in office and administrative support (15.16%), sales jobs (11.10%), and food service (8.70%).
The percentage of adults in Middletown with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.95% of adults in Middletown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Middletown in 2010 was $20,345, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,380 for a family of four. However, Middletown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Middletown is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Middletown include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Middletown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.