Middletown, Connecticut Population 2021

45,912
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Middletown is a city located in Middlesex County Connecticut. It is also the county seat of Middlesex County. With a 2020 population of 45,912, it is the 13th largest city in Connecticut and the 860th largest city in the United States . Middletown is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -3.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,648 in 2010. Middletown reached it's highest population of 47,742 in 2011. Spanning over 42 miles, Middletown has a population density of 1,119 people per square mile.

The average household income in Middletown is $89,038 with a poverty rate of 12.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,133 per month, and the median house value is $231,300. The median age in Middletown is 37 years, 35.3 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Middletown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Middletown was:

  • White: 72.85%
  • Black or African American: 15.14%
  • Asian: 5.82%
  • Two or more races: 3.76%
  • Other race: 2.14%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Middletown, Connecticut is 45,912 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 46,431.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,648.

Middletown, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,88372.85%
Black or African American7,04315.14%
Asian2,7095.82%
Two or More Races1,7473.76%
Some Other Race9972.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native1320.28%
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Middletown Population by Race

Middletown Population Pyramid $2021

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Middletown Median Age

37


Total

35.3


Male

40.5


Female

Middletown Adults

There are 38,610 adults, (7,136 of whom are seniors) in Middletown.

Middletown Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Middletown Sex Ratio

Female

23,937

51.47%

Male

22,574

48.53%

Middletown Population by Age

Middletown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Middletown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
Male66.7%33.3%
All52.7%47.3%
Female39.9%60.1%
Non Family35.2%64.8%

52.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Middletown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2942.1852.7
Non Family8,9341.2435.2
Married7,099378.1
Female2,5912.9639.9
Male6702.9666.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Middletown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7782.45%
9th to 12th Grade1,5204.79%
High School Graduate8,88327.98%
Some College5,93618.70%
Associates Degree2,5788.12%
Bachelors Degree6,49820.47%
Graduate Degree5,55417.49%
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Middletown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Middletown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,92321,5248,941
Black4,3773,9291,066
Hispanic2,8362,370550
Asian1,6981,6251,232
Other Race56437012
2+ Races541511281
Native American6161

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.56%.

Middletown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,645$57,939$43,072
Less Than 9th Grade$21,914$27,197$11,786
High School Graduate$38,555$47,029$26,870
Some College$41,836$47,801$35,904
Bachelors Degree$68,304$77,364$55,000
Graduate Degree$70,100$79,709$64,043

$50,645

Average Earnings

$57,939

Average Male

$43,072

Average Female

Middletown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Middletown Language by Age

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Middletown Language

81.63% of Middletown residents speak only English, while 18.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.38% of the population.

Middletown Language

Middletown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,4602,1537.57%
Hispanic4,9161,44329.35%
Black6,5541,29219.71%
Other91038241.98%
Multiple1,59126716.78%
Asian2,10023211.05%
Native1318867.18%

12.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.25%

Male Poverty Rate

13.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middletown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Native, with 67.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middletown is White, with 7.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.91%.

Middletown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.71%
High School15.46%
Some College8.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.00%

Middletown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed24.45%
Male Unemployed22.88%
Female Employed6.79%
Male Employed5.13%

Middletown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Middletown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,572$89,038
Families$92,599$115,340
Married Families$115,294-
Non Families$42,177$55,921
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Income by Household Type

Middletown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Middletown Married by Age and Sex

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Middletown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Middletown Marital Status by Race

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Middletown Marital Status

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2,237

Number of Veterans

2,130

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam728
Second Gulf War387
First Gulf War336
Korea169
World War II104

Middletown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+603
65 to 74566
35 to 54476
55 to 64356
18 to 34236

Middletown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8306.28%
Black3586.61%
Hispanic491.36%
2+ Races415.01%
Native American88.79%

Middletown Veterans by Race

Middletown Veterans by Education

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6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middletown Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Middletown Employment by Age

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Middletown Employment by Race

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Middletown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.43%

Born in Middletown

88.15%

Native Born

11.85%

Foreign Born

5.50%

Non Citizen

6.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.15% of Middletown residents were born in the United States, with 60.43% having been born in Connecticut. 5.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Middletown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202145,912-173-0.38%
202046,085-173-0.37%
201946,258-173-0.37%
201846,431-45-0.10%
201746,476-194-0.42%
201646,670-74-0.16%
201546,744-375-0.80%
201447,119-202-0.43%
201347,321-247-0.52%
201247,568-174-0.36%
201147,742880.18%
201047,6544,4870.99%
200043,1674050.09%
199042,7623,7220.91%
198039,0402,1160.56%
197036,9243,6741.05%
196033,2503,5391.13%
195029,7113,2161.15%
194026,4951,9410.76%
193024,55410,9166.06%
192013,6381,7871.41%
191011,8512,2622.14%
19009,5895760.62%
18909,0132,1872.82%
18806,826-97-0.14%
18706,9231,7412.94%
18605,1829712.10%
18504,2117001.83%
18403,5113881.18%
18303,1235051.78%
18202,6180.00%

Middletown Population by Year