Middletown is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,792 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Middletown is the 144th largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Middletown, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Middletown, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Middletown’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Middletown does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $137,303.00.
Housing costs in Middletown are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Middletown is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Middletown is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middletown who work in management occupations (17.82%), business and financial occupations (12.19%), and sales jobs (9.93%).
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 a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Middletown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Middletown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.73 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Middletown, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Middletown is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.02% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Middletown in 2018 was $52,310, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $209,240 for a family of four.
Middletown is a somewhat 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Middletown include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Middletown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.