Middletown, Delaware Population 2020

23,744
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Middletown is a city located in Delaware. With a 2020 population of 23,744, it is the 4th largest city in Delaware (after Wilmington, Dover, and Newark) and the 1619th largest city in the United States. Middletown is currently growing at a rate of 2.51% annually and its population has increased by 25.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,871 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Middletown has a population density of 2,011 people per square mile.

The average household income in Middletown is $105,079 with a poverty rate of 5.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,202 per month, and the median house value is $288,400. The median age in Middletown is 37.8 years, 36 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.7 males.

Middletown Demographics

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

  • White: 65.14%
  • Black or African American: 27.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.96%
  • Asian: 2.67%
  • Other race: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Middletown, Delaware is 23,744, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,582.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,871.

Middletown, Delaware Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,84265.14%
Black or African American5,78427.22%
Two or More Races6302.96%
Asian5672.67%
Some Other Race4272.01%
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Middletown Population Pyramid 2020

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Middletown Median Age

37.8


Total

36


Male

38.7


Female

Middletown Adults

There are 14,970 adults, (3,295 of whom are seniors) in Middletown.

Middletown Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Middletown Sex Ratio

Female

11,261

52.99%

Male

9,989

47.01%

Middletown Households and Families

Middletown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Middletown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All79.4%20.6%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Female67.5%32.5%
Male64.1%35.9%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1042.9779.4
Married4,1743.6187.9
Non Family1,7681.1367.8
Female8473.5467.5
Male3153.4364.1

3.57

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Middletown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4032.97%
9th to 12th Grade4403.25%
High School Graduate3,81228.13%
Some College2,72920.14%
Associates Degree1,3509.96%
Bachelors Degree2,63219.43%
Graduate Degree2,18316.11%
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Middletown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1627,9912,975
Black3,8023,5621,511
Hispanic1,30393377
Asian381319238
Other Race212182
Multiple Races10410477

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 74.04%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,700$63,710$47,832
Less Than High School$52,668$54,142$
High School Grad$40,519$47,045$26,845
Some College$47,768$61,315$38,019
Bachelors Degree$63,308$78,487$53,352
Graduate Degree$80,641$91,971$79,141

$53,700

Average Earnings

$63,710

Average Male

$47,832

Average Female

Middletown Language

Middletown Language by Age

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Middletown Language

85.54% of Middletown residents speak only English, while 14.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.15% of the population.

Middletown Poverty

Middletown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,57267826.36%
Black5,7432925.08%
White11,9632181.82%

5.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.10%

Male Poverty Rate

6.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middletown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Hispanic, with 26.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middletown is White, with 1.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.31%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.25%
Some College2.90%
High School2.80%
Bachelors or Greater1.10%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.44%
Female Employed2.54%
Male Employed1.81%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Middletown Income

Middletown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,354$105,079
Families$94,322$113,666
Married Families$113,143-
Non Families$52,464$78,193
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Middletown Marital Status

Middletown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Middletown Marital Status by Race

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Middletown Veterans

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1,262

Number of Veterans

1,151

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam487
First Gulf War462
Second Gulf War326
Korea40
World War II2
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54485
55 to 64354
65 to 74242
75+181
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6616.74%
Black60113.99%
Hispanic1529.83%

Middletown Veterans by Education

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4.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middletown Employment Status

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65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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45.58%

Born in Delaware

92.96%

Native Born

7.04%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

5.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.96% of Middletown residents were born in the United States, with 45.58% having been born in Delaware. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202023,7445812.51%
201923,1635812.57%
201822,5828273.80%
201721,7555812.74%
201621,1745862.85%
201520,5884822.40%
201420,1063171.60%
201319,7892361.21%
201219,5532081.08%
201119,3453701.95%
201018,97512,81411.91%
20006,1612,3274.86%
19903,8348882.67%
19802,9463021.09%
19702,6440.00%