Middletown, Connecticut Population 2020

45,770

Middletown is a city located in Middlesex County, Connecticut. With a 2020 population of 45,770, it is the 13th largest city in Connecticut and the 859th largest city in the United States. Middletown is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,648 in 2010. Middletown reached it's highest population of 47,741 in 2011. Spanning over 42 miles, Middletown has a population density of 1,116 people per square mile.

The average household income in Middletown is $88,996 with a poverty rate of 11.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,132 per month, and the median house value is $227,000. The median age in Middletown is 36.6 years, 35.2 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Middletown Ct Demographics

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

  • White: 74.19%
  • Black or African American: 14.54%
  • Asian: 6.30%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Other race: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Middletown, Connecticut is 45,770, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 46,146. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,648.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,47674.19%
Black or African American6,75814.54%
Asian2,9306.30%
Two or More Races1,6093.46%
Some Other Race5701.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native1300.28%

Middletown Ct Population Pyramid 2020

Middletown Ct Median Age

36.6


Total

35.2


Male

38.6


Female

Middletown Ct Adults

There are 38,328 adults, (6,737 of whom are seniors) in Middletown Ct.

Middletown Ct Age Dependency

47.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Middletown Ct Sex Ratio

Female

23,875

51.37%

Male

22,598

48.63%

Middletown Ct Households and Families

Middletown Ct Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Middletown Ct Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
Male64.7%35.3%
All52.9%47.1%
Non Family37.2%62.8%
Female34.9%65.1%

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0542.2152.9
Non Family8,5411.2537.2
Married7,235376.6
Female2,5452.9434.9
Male7333.0364.7

2.92

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Middletown Ct Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0363.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,3764.37%
High School Graduate8,75327.80%
Some College5,98619.01%
Associates Degree2,4877.90%
Bachelors Degree6,26819.90%
Graduate Degree5,58417.73%

Middletown Ct Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,98221,3148,834
Black4,1563,811913
Hispanic2,3682,067608
Asian1,8201,7211,267
Multiple Races443414250
Other Race34124110
Native American6767

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 69.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,778$58,901$42,855
Less Than High School$25,833$27,000$19,659
High School Grad$40,101$46,250$31,237
Some College$41,535$50,750$36,294
Bachelors Degree$64,161$75,556$52,996
Graduate Degree$75,484$84,712$67,636

$50,778

Average Earnings

$58,901

Average Male

$42,855

Average Female

Middletown Ct Language

Middletown Ct Language by Age

Middletown Ct Language

81.74% of Middletown Ct residents speak only English, while 18.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.71% of the population.

Middletown Ct Poverty

Middletown Ct Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,8302,2637.85%
Hispanic4,3351,18927.43%
Black6,2911,16518.52%
Asian2,2352099.35%
Multiple1,46819012.94%
Other49810521.08%
Native1298162.79%

11.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.76%

Male Poverty Rate

13.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middletown Ct

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middletown Ct is Native, with 62.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middletown Ct is White, with 7.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.44%
High School14.54%
Some College10.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.35%
Male Unemployed18.74%
Female Employed6.61%
Male Employed4.96%

Middletown Ct Income

Middletown Ct Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,651$88,996
Families$91,130$111,769
Married Families$114,296-
Non Families$46,192$58,477

Middletown Ct Marital Status

Middletown Ct Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Middletown Ct Married by Age and Sex

Middletown Ct Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Middletown Ct Marital Status by Race

Middletown Ct Veterans

2,296

Number of Veterans

2,114

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam689
Second Gulf War390
First Gulf War329
Korea168
World War II152
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8576.36%
Black3767.37%
2 or More637.76%
Hispanic321.04%

$Middletown Ct Veterans by Education

5.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middletown Ct Employment Status

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Middletown Ct Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.00%

Born in Connecticut

87.52%

Native Born

12.48%

Foreign Born

6.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.52% of Middletown Ct residents were born in the United States, with 60.00% having been born in Connecticut. 6.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202045,770-188-0.41%
201945,958-188-0.41%
201846,146-141-0.30%
201746,287-188-0.40%
201646,475-61-0.13%
201546,536-366-0.78%
201446,902-221-0.47%
201347,123-247-0.52%
201247,370-371-0.78%
201147,7411010.21%
201047,6404,4730.99%
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%