Middletown, Connecticut Population 2024

48,741

Middletown is a city located in Middlesex County Connecticut. Middletown has a 2024 population of 48,741. Middletown is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually and its population has increased by 2.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,644 in 2020.

The average household income in Middletown is $99,291 with a poverty rate of 11.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Middletown is 37.5 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Middletown Demographics

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

  • White: 69.92%
  • Black or African American: 14.96%
  • Two or more races: 8.31%
  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Other race: 1.41%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
41.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,188.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.3% (1,097)
The current population of Middletown, Connecticut is 48,741 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 47,644.

Middletown, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White33,67069.92%
Black or African American7,20414.96%
Two or more races4,0018.31%
Asian2,4545.1%
Other race6811.41%
Native American1420.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Middletown Population by Race

Middletown Population Pyramid 2024

Middletown Median Age

37.5

Total

35.8

Male

40.1

Female

Middletown Adults

There are 41,041 adults, (7,460 of whom are seniors) in Middletown.

Middletown Age Dependency

43.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Middletown Sex Ratio

Female24,67651.25%
Male23,47648.75%

Middletown Population by Age

Middletown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All20,5392.0954.145.9
Non Family9,7831.2435.364.7
Married7,7152.8479.220.8
Female2,4762.8948.551.5
Male5652.946337
showing: 5 rows

2.76

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Middletown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Middletown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Middletown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.1%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.96%.

Middletown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,951

Average Earnings

$64,020

Average Male

$50,441

Average Female

Middletown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Middletown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Middletown Language

84.09% of Middletown residents speak only English, while 15.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.41% of the population.

Middletown Language

Middletown Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,3772,3298.21%
Black6,8591,29918.94%
Hispanic4,8851,02721.02%
Multiple3,61566618.42%
Asian1,95630815.75%
Other62824138.38%
Native14110070.92%
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11.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.81%

Male Poverty Rate

12.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middletown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Native, with 70.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middletown is White, with 8.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.04%.

Middletown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.08%
High School18.3%
Some College10%
Bachelors or Greater2.74%
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Middletown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed21.34%
Male Unemployed21.06%
Female Employed6.67%
Male Employed4.92%
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Middletown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Middletown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Middletown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Middletown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Middletown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Middletown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,054

Number of Veterans

1,930

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

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Middletown Veterans by War

count

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Middletown Veterans by Age

count

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Middletown Veterans by Race

Middletown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middletown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Middletown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Middletown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Middletown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.9%

Born in Middletown

88.37%

Native Born

11.63%

Foreign Born

3.88%

Non Citizen

7.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.37% of Middletown residents were born in the United States, with 57.9% having been born in Connecticut. 3.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Middletown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202948,77160.01%
202848,76560.01%
202748,75960.01%
202648,75360.01%
202548,74760.01%
202448,74160.01%
202348,73560.01%
202248,72960.01%
202148,7231,0792.26%
202047,6441,3522.92%
201946,292-190-0.41%
201846,482-26-0.06%
201746,508-197-0.42%
201646,705-64-0.14%
201546,769-372-0.79%
201447,141-198-0.42%
201347,339-241-0.51%
201247,580-171-0.36%
201147,751920.19%
201047,6594,49210.41%
200043,1674050.95%
199042,7623,7229.53%
198039,0402,1165.73%
197036,9243,67411.05%
196033,2503,53911.91%
195029,7113,21612.14%
194026,4951,9417.91%
193024,55410,91680.04%
192013,6381,78715.08%
191011,8512,26223.59%
19009,5895766.39%
18909,0132,18732.04%
18806,826-97-1.4%
18706,9231,74133.6%
18605,18297123.06%
18504,21170019.94%
18403,51138812.42%
18303,12350519.29%
18202,618
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Middletown Population by Year