Middletown, Delaware Population 2022

24,526
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Middletown is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Middletown has a 2020 population of 24,526. Middletown is currently growing at a rate of 2.26% annually and its population has increased by 29.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,970 in 2010.

The average household income in Middletown is $107,700 with a poverty rate of 5.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,311 per month, and the median house value is $294,800. The median age in Middletown is 39.2 years, 37.1 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Middletown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Middletownwas:

  • White: 61.68%
  • Black or African American: 27.84%
  • Other race: 4.07%
  • Asian: 3.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Middletown, Delaware is 24,526 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,526.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,970.

Middletown, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,78561.68%
Black or African American6,22227.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.10%
Asian8443.78%
Some Other Race9094.07%
Two or More Races5672.54%
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Middletown Population by Race

Middletown Population Pyramid 2022

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Middletown Median Age

39.7


Total

37.1


Male

43


Female

Middletown Adults

There are 16,574 adults, (4,162 of whom are seniors) in Middletown.

Middletown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Middletown Sex Ratio

Female

11,836

52.96%

Male

10,514

47.04%

Middletown Population by Age

Middletown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Middletown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All77.4%22.6%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Male54.9%45.1%
Female50.6%49.4%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Middletown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3172.6777.4
Married4,2483.3190.4
Male4173.6854.9
Female1,3073.0850.6
Non Family2,3451.1172.9

3.18

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Middletown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2971.95%
9th to 12th Grade3122.05%
High School Graduate3,95025.90%
Some College2,84518.65%
Associates Degree2,01613.22%
Bachelors Degree3,42022.42%
Graduate Degree2,41315.82%
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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
2+ Races280280236
Asian634634329
Other Race381381193
Black4,3874,2301,682
White8,8928,6703,348
Hispanic1,05182180

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 84.29%.

Middletown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,807$64,878$49,944
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,891$46,121$27,345
Some College$49,897$70,598$41,619
Bachelors Degree$64,861$93,438$61,496
Graduate Degree$80,561$61,829$81,370

$58,807

Average Earnings

$64,878

Average Male

$49,944

Average Female

Middletown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Middletown Language by Age

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Middletown Language

89.03% of Middletown residents speak only English, while 10.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.44% of the population.

Middletown Language

Middletown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,17375812.28%
White12,4994843.87%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1,540201.30%

5.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.86%

Male Poverty Rate

6.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middletown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Black, with 12.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Hispanic, with 1.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.80%.

Middletown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.61%
High School9.12%
Some College2.91%
Bachelors or Greater2.16%

Middletown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.55%
Male Unemployed26.32%
Female Employed2.23%
Female Unemployed49.70%

Middletown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Middletown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,663$108,807
Families$94,498$115,899
Married Families$112,328-
Non Families$62,604$79,892
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Income by Household Type

Middletown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Middletown Marital Status by Race

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Middletown Marital Status

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1,620

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War367
First Gulf War395
Vietnam596
Korea41
World War II5

Middletown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3467
35 to 54621
55 to 64435
65 to 74188
75+309

Middletown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8418.29%
Black77915.59%
Hispanic11810.55%

Middletown Veterans by Race

Middletown Veterans by Education

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9.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middletown Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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39.94%

Born in Middletown

91.32%

Native Born

8.68%

Foreign Born

2.73%

Non Citizen

5.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.32% of Middletown residents were born in the United States, with 39.94% having been born in Delaware. 2.73% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19702,6440.00%
19802,9463021.09%
19903,8348882.67%
20006,1612,3274.86%
201018,97012,80911.90%
201119,3243541.87%
201219,5191951.01%
201319,7392201.13%
201420,0413021.53%
201520,5014602.30%
201621,0555542.70%
201721,6115562.64%
201822,3587473.46%
201922,9005422.42%
202023,4425422.37%
202123,9845422.31%
202224,5265422.26%

Middletown Population by Year