Middletown is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 9,117 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Middletown is the 137th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs 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 borough 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 (21.35%), food service (9.34%), and sales jobs (9.20%).
The citizens of Middletown are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.93% of adults in Middletown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Middletown in 2010 was $22,634, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,536 for a family of four. However, Middletown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Middletown is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. 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, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Middletown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.