Middletown, DE

Census Place

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2022 Population
23,573
2.49% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tom Carper
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Coons
Democratic Party
US Representative
Lisa Blunt Rochester
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.3
7.44% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.77%
7.85% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$104,662
11.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$363,800
15.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Middletown, DE had a population of 23.6k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $104,662. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Middletown, DE grew from 23,001 to 23,573, a 2.49% increase and its median household income grew from $93,750 to $104,662, a 11.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Middletown, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.02%), White (Hispanic) (3.63%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (3.16%).

None of the households in Middletown, DE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.7% of the residents in Middletown, DE are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Middletown, DE was $363,800, and the homeownership rate was 73.3%.

Most people in Middletown, DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Middletown, DE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Middletown, DE is home to a population of 23.6k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.5% of Middletown, DE residents were born outside of the country (2.96k people).

In 2022, there were 1.71 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.3k people) in Middletown, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.16k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.18k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Middletown, DE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Middletown, DE was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Middletown, DE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.3k ± 1.39k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.16k ± 1.31k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.18k ± 379
6.38%
Hispanic Population
1.5k people

In 2022, there were 1.71 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.3k people) in Middletown, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.16k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.18k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.38% of the people in Middletown, DE are hispanic (1.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Middletown, DE as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.96k people
11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.53k people

As of 2022, 12.5% of Middletown, DE residents (2.96k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Middletown, DE was 11%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    504 ± 228
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    304 ± 172
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    131 ± 98

Middletown, DE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Middletown, DE employs 11.1k people. The largest industries in Middletown, DE are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,088 people), Retail Trade (1,251 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,227 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($119,013), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($98,128), and Finance & Insurance ($88,922).

Occupations

11.1k
2022 Value
± 1,251
3.15%
1 Year growth
± 15.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Middletown, DE grew at a rate of 3.15%, from 10.7k employees to 11.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Middletown, DE, are Management Occupations (1,584 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,311 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1,200 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Middletown, DE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.1k
2022 Value
± 1,251
3.15%
1 Year growth
± 15.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Middletown, DE grew at a rate of 3.15%, from 10.7k employees to 11.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Middletown, DE, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,088 people), Retail Trade (1,251 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,227 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Middletown, DE, though some of these residents may live in Middletown, DE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$70,860
Median earning men ± $10,559
$46,622
Median earning women ± $9,047

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($122,601), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,195), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($92,222).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($133,429), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,685), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,705).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.43%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 472k people employed in Delaware. This represents a 2.43% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Delaware.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Delaware went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.991%).

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing the state of Delaware. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Middletown, DE is currently represented by Lisa Blunt Rochester in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Delaware

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Tom Carper
Senator from Delaware1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Chris Coons
Senator from Delaware2
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Ted Kaufman, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Joe Biden, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing Delaware.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Middletown, DE

Lisa Blunt Rochester
Delaware at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Middletown, DE is currently represented by Lisa Blunt Rochester (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Middletown, DE have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.491% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.598% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (239k), Some college (164k), and Bachelors Degree (147k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Middletown, DE was $363,800 in 2022, which is 1.29 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $315,900 to $363,800, a 15.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Middletown, DE is 73.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Middletown, DE have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Middletown, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$363,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$21,707
$6,186
Median Property Taxes
±$871

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Middletown, DE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Middletown, DE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.3%
Homeownership
2022
71.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.3% of the housing units in Middletown, DE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.9%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$104,662
Median Household Income
± $12,841
8.44k
Number of Households
± 1,080

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.44k households in Middletown, DE grew to $104,662 from the previous year's value of $93,750.

The following chart displays the households in Middletown, DE 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Middletown, DE is from Delaware.
0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Delaware
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Delaware

In 2022, the income inequality in Delaware was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.73% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Delaware was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Delaware in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.7%)
  3. Carpooled (4.12%)

In 2022, 82.7% of workers in Middletown, DE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.7%) and those who carpooled to work (4.12%).

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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Commute Time

28.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Middletown, DE have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.9% of the workforce in Middletown, DE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

6.77% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Middletown, DE (1.57k out of 23.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Middletown, DE is Black, followed by White and Asian.

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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Health

97.2% of the population of Middletown, DE has health coverage, with 59.2% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 8.63% on non-group plans, and 0.87% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New Castle County, DE see 1087 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.03% decrease from the previous year (1121 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1738 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 274 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,087 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Castle County, DE

Primary care physicians in New Castle County, DE see an average of 1,087 patients per year. This represents a 3.03% decrease from the previous year (1,121 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Castle County, DE in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.6% under 18 years, 17% between 18 and 34 years, 33.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.7% were men and 55.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.82%
Uninsured
59.2%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
14.3%
Medicare
8.63%
Non-Group
0.87%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Middletown, DE grew by 10.4% from 2.55% to 2.82%.

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