Middletown, CT Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Middletown?

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There are 47,164 residents in Middletown, with a median age of 39.5. Of this, 48.51% are males and 51.49% are females. US-born citizens make up 85.52% of the resident pool in Middletown, while non-US-born citizens account for 10.18%. Additionally, 4.3% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 39,429 people in Middletown currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 47,164 1.6%
Male Population 22,877 1.2%
Female Population 24,287 2.1%
Male population 48.51%
Female population 51.49%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.5 2.1%
Citizen US Born 40,334 1.8%
Citizen not US Born 4,803 11.3%
Not Citizen 2,027 -17.7%
Citizen US Born 85.52%
Citizen not US Born 10.18%
Not Citizen 4.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 538 -25.5%
Moved from Same County 2,272 -4.0%
Moved from Same State 3,332 7.0%
Moved from Different State 1,130 -12.9%
Same House as Last Year 39,429 2.3%
Moved from Abroad 1.15%
Moved from Same County 4.86%
Moved from Same State 7.13%
Moved from Different State 2.42%
Same House as Last Year 84.43%

What are the employment statistics in Middletown?

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White-collar workers make up 86.54% of the working population in Middletown, while blue-collar employees account for 13.46%. There are also 1,732 entrepreneurs in Middletown (7% of the workforce); 16,532 workers employed in private companies (66.79%); and 2,934 people working in governmental institutions (11.85%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 21,422 1.6%
Blue Collar 3,331 0.3%
White Collar 86.54%
Blue Collar 13.46%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,732 1.1%
Private Companies 16,532 -1.2%
Governmental Workers 2,934 3.4%
Not for Profit Companies 3,555 13.7%
Self Employees 7%
Private Companies 66.79%
Governmental Workers 11.85%
Not for Profit Companies 14.36%

How many households are there in Middletown?

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There are a total of 20,089 households in Middletown, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 52.42% of these Middletown households, while non-family units account for the remaining 47.58%. Additionally, 21.49% of households have children and 78.51% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 20,089 1.1%
Average People Per Household 2 0.9%
Family Households 10,531 1.1%
Non-family Households 9,558 1.1%
Family Households 52.42%
Non-family Households 47.58%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 4,318 -1.6%
Households without Children 15,771 1.8%
Households with Children 21.49%
Households without Children 78.51%

What are the median and average incomes in Middletown?

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The average annual household income in Middletown is $90,731, while the median household income sits at $67,485 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $72,669, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $80,733. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $51,728 and $47,599, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $90,731 3.5%
Median Household Income $67,485 8.8%
People below Poverty Level 4,742 -7.7%
People above Poverty Level 38,063 3.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Middletown?

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There are 21,628 housing units in Middletown, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1972. Of the 20,089 occupied housing units in Middletown, 53.57% are owner-occupied, while 46.43% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 66.88% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $243,400. In general, housing costs reach $1,342 per month in Middletown.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 21,628 0.4%
Median Year Built 1972 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 4,788 -0.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 960 9.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,237 0.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,918 -8.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,769 3.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,720 8.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,304 -12.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,445 -5.1%
Built between 2010 and 2019 487 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 20,089 1.1%
Owner Occupied 10,761 3.5%
Renter Occupied 9,328 -1.6%
Owner Occupied 53.57%
Renter Occupied 46.43%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 7,197 4.5%
Without Mortgage 3,564 1.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $243,400 0.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $234,600 5.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,342 6.1%
With Mortgage 66.88%
Without Mortgage 33.12%

What is the level of education in Middletown?

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Approximately 32.5% of the population in Middletown holds a high school degree (that's 12,944 residents), while 22.05% have attained a college certificate (8,750 locals) and 21.12% have a bachelor's degree (8,411 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 643 -15.8%
Some High School 12,944 5.2%
Some College 8,750 2.3%
Associate Degree 3,499 23.7%
Bachelor's Degree 8,411 0.5%
Graduate Degree 5,552 1.8%
No High School 1.61%
Some High School 32.5%
Some College 22.05%
Associate Degree 8.78%
Bachelor's Degree 21.12%
Graduate Degree 13.94%

What is the marital status of Middletown residents?

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A total of 17,331 people in Middletown have never been married (which represents 42.15% of the total population), while 16,235 of them are wedded (39.48%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 300 (0.73%) and 5,320 (12.94%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 17,331 -0.4%
Married 16,235 2.5%
Separated 300 -15.2%
Widowed 2,233 0.2%
Divorced 5,320 6.5%
Never Married 42.15%
Married 39.48%
Separated 0.73%
Widowed 5.43%
Divorced 12.94%

What are the most common means of transportation in Middletown?

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The top three means of transportation people in Middletown use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 19,472 residents commute by car, 1,641 prefer going to work by walking and 268 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 19,472 -0.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 268 -24.9%
Bicycle 42 -16.0%
Motorcycle 3 -40.0%
Walk 1,641 -8.1%

What is the median and average household income in Middletown by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
06457 46,000 20,084 $67,510.00 $90,746.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 06457

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