Middletown, NY

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Population

27,729

0.464% growth

Median Age

35.8


Median Household Income

$52,021

3.38% growth

Poverty Rate

17.3%


Number of Employees

13,669

2.67% growth

Median Property Value

$185,300

1.01% decline

About

In 2017, Middletown, NY had a population of 27.7k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $52,021. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Middletown, NY grew from 27,601 to 27,729, a 0.464% increase and its median household income grew from $50,320 to $52,021, a 3.38% increase.

The population of Middletown, NY is 41.2% Hispanic or Latino, 32.7% White Alone, and 19.5% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Middletown, NY speak a non-English language, and 89.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middletown, NY are Orange County Community College (851 degrees awarded in 2016) and Beauty School of Middletown (45 degrees).

The median property value in Middletown, NY is $185,300, and the homeownership rate is 55%. Most people in Middletown, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Middletown, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Middletown, NY employs 13.7k people. The largest industries in Middletown, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,437 people), Retail Trade (1,863 people), and Manufacturing (1,336 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($108,272), Public Administration ($67,625), and Finance & Insurance ($56,250).

Median household income in Middletown, NY is $52,021. Males in Middletown, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Middletown, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,021

2017 value

± $3,241

3.38%

1 Year Growth

± 9.4%

Households in Middletown, NY have a median annual income of $52,021, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,320 in 2016, which represents a 3.38% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Middletown, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 13

  2. Census Tract 112

  3. Census Tract 16

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Middletown, NY was Census Tract 13 with a value of $84,125, followed by Census Tract 112 and Census Tract 16, with respective values of $65,234 and $58,872.

The following map shows all of the places in Middletown, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Middletown, NY (4.78k out of 27.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    2,271 ± 396

  2. White

    2,027 ± 340

  3. Other

    1,237 ± 272

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Middletown, NY is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

13.7k

2017 Value

± 905

2.67%

1 Year growth

± 9.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Middletown, NY grew at a rate of 2.67%, from 13.3k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Middletown, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,899 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,492 people), and Management Occupations (975 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Middletown, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Middletown, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,899 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,492 people), and Management Occupations (975 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Middletown, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.43 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.06 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.71 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Middletown, NY, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($86,625), Legal Occupations ($67,917), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($64,593).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

13.7k

2017 Value

± 905

2.67%

1 Year growth

± 9.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Middletown, NY grew at a rate of 2.67%, from 13.3k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Middletown, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,437 people), Retail Trade (1,863 people), and Manufacturing (1,336 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Middletown, NY, though some of these residents may live in Middletown, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Middletown, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,437 people), Retail Trade (1,863 people), and Manufacturing (1,336 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Middletown, NY has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (1.46 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.36 times), and Public Administration (1.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Middletown, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($108,272), Public Administration ($67,625), and Finance & Insurance ($56,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.7% of the population of Middletown, NY has health coverage, with 48.8% on employee plans, 18.6% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 0.427% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Middletown, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Middletown, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.3%

Uninsured

48.8%

Employer Coverage

18.6%

Medicaid

11.1%

Medicare

10.8%

Non-Group

0.427%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Middletown, NY declined by 2.34% from 10.5% to 10.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Middletown, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Middletown, NY is home to a population of 27.7k people, from which 89.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Middletown, NY residents were born outside of the country (4.88k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Middletown, NY is composed of 11.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (41.2%), 9.07k White Alone residents (32.7%), 5.4k Black or African American Alone residents (19.5%), 1.04k Asian Alone residents (3.73%), 539 Two or More Races residents (1.94%), 237 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.855%), 30 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.108%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Middletown, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 2

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Middletown, NY was 35.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Middletown, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Middletown, NY residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    4.88k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Middletown, NY residents (4.88k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Middletown, NY was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

89.3%

2017 Citizenship

89%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 89.3% of Middletown, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Middletown, NY was 89%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    11.4k ± 1.33k

  2. White Alone

    9.07k ± 716

  3. Black or African American Alone

    5.4k ± 678

In 2017, there were 1.26 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (11.4k people) in Middletown, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.07k White Alone and 5.4k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Middletown, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Middletown, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Middletown, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Middletown, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    290 ± 101

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    262 ± 132

  3. Korea

    114 ± 57

Middletown, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Middletown, NY awarded 896 degrees. The student population of Middletown, NY is skewed towards women, with 2,844 male students and 4,136 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Middletown, NY are White (590 and 66.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (199 and 22.3%), Black or African American (70 and 7.84%), and Asian (19 and 2.13%).

The largest universities in Middletown, NY by number of degrees awarded are Orange County Community College (851 and 95%) and Beauty School of Middletown (45 and 5.02%).

The most popular majors in Middletown, NY are Humanistic Studies (235 and 26.2%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (117 and 13.1%), and Registered Nursing (95 and 10.6%).

The median tuition costs in Middletown, NY are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 235 degrees awarded

  2. 117 degrees awarded

  3. 95 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Middletown, NY was Humanistic Studies with 235 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Middletown, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 851 degrees awarded

  2. 45 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Middletown, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Orange County Community College with 851 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

336

Degrees Awarded to Men

560

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 336 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Middletown, NY, which is 0.6 times less than the 560 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    590 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    199 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    70 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Middletown, NY were to White students. These 590 degrees mean that there were 2.96 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 199 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Middletown, NY was $185,300 in 2017, which is 0.852 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $187,200 to $185,300, a 1.01% decrease. The homeownership rate in Middletown, NY is 55%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Middletown, NY have an average commute time of 29.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Middletown, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$52,021

Median Household Income

± $3,241

10.3k

Number of Households

± 737

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.3k households in Middletown, NY grew to $52,021 from the previous year's value of $50,320.

The following chart displays the households in Middletown, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$185,300

2017 Median

± $9,543

$187,200

2016 Median

± $8,277

In 2017, the median property value in Middletown, NY declined from to $185,300 from the previous year's value of $187,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Middletown, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Middletown, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Middletown, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Middletown, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

55%

2017 Homeownership

53.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 55% of the housing units in Middletown, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Middletown, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Middletown, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Middletown, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

29.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Middletown, NY have a longer commute time (29.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 8.17% of the workforce in Middletown, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    72.8%

  2. Carpooled

    13.8%

  3. Public Transit

    4.28%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Middletown, NY was Drove Alone (72.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.8%) and those who Public Transit (4.28%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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