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Middleton, WI
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Living in Middleton


Middleton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 21,827 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Middleton is the 37th largest community in Wisconsin.

Middleton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wisconsin, but Middleton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Middleton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Middleton is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middleton who work in management occupations (12.13%), healthcare (12.09%), and office and administrative support (10.65%).

Also of interest is that Middleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Middleton has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Middleton, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

If knowledge is power, Middleton is a pretty powerful place. 61.31% of the adults in Middleton 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 Middleton in 2018 was $48,588, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $194,352 for a family of four. However, Middleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Middleton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Middleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Middleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Middleton include German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Polish.

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