Middletown is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 15,888 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Middletown is the 22nd largest community in Rhode Island.
Middletown home prices are not only among the most expensive in Rhode Island, but Middletown real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Middletown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Middletown is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middletown who work in sales jobs (11.15%), management occupations (9.78%), and food service (9.16%).
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.
Middletown is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The citizens of Middletown are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.66% of adults in Middletown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Middletown in 2018 was $39,040, which is middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,160 for a family of four. However, Middletown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Middletown is a very 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Middletown include Irish, Portuguese, English, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Middletown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.