Middletown, New York Population 2021

28,427
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Middletown is a city located in Orange County New York. With a 2020 population of 28,427, it is the 29th largest city in New York and the 1360th largest city in the United States . Middletown is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,086 in 2010. Middletown reached it's highest population of 28,427 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Middletown has a population density of 5,350 people per square mile.

The average household income in Middletown is $73,103 with a poverty rate of 14.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,230 per month, and the median house value is $182,000. The median age in Middletown is 35.6 years, 34.1 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Middletown Demographics

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

  • White: 50.62%
  • Black or African American: 22.03%
  • Other race: 17.33%
  • Two or more races: 6.51%
  • Asian: 3.20%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Middletown, New York is 28,427 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,070.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,086.

Middletown, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,15450.62%
Black or African American6,16122.03%
Some Other Race4,84517.33%
Two or More Races1,8196.51%
Asian8943.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native790.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.04%
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Middletown Population by Race

Middletown Population Pyramid $2021

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Middletown Median Age

35.6


Total

34.1


Male

37


Female

Middletown Adults

There are 21,007 adults, (3,887 of whom are seniors) in Middletown.

Middletown Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Middletown Sex Ratio

Female

14,379

51.42%

Male

13,584

48.58%

Middletown Population by Age

Middletown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Middletown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
All51.2%48.8%
Male40.3%59.7%
Female40.2%59.8%
Non Family38%62%

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Middletown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4472.6351.2
Non Family4,1721.1738
Married4,1373.6970.1
Female1,7633.5340.2
Male3753.0440.3

3.47

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Middletown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1666.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,6078.85%
High School Graduate6,33234.86%
Some College3,87721.34%
Associates Degree1,5998.80%
Bachelors Degree2,07111.40%
Graduate Degree1,5148.33%
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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
White6,8856,1241,580
Hispanic6,4685,0061,123
Black4,1273,694578
Other Race2,7902,214472
Asian672619320
2+ Races631506125
Native American474718

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 47.62%.

Middletown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,630$41,120$31,951
Less Than 9th Grade$27,026$27,293$26,588
High School Graduate$32,038$37,002$30,324
Some College$40,606$51,429$32,211
Bachelors Degree$41,838$$40,402
Graduate Degree$75,685$95,417$60,385

$37,630

Average Earnings

$41,120

Average Male

$31,951

Average Female

Middletown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Middletown Language by Age

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Middletown Language

65.39% of Middletown residents speak only English, while 34.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.18% of the population.

Middletown Language

Middletown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,5522,03017.57%
White8,8491,26814.33%
Other4,84486317.82%
Black6,13780113.05%
Multiple1,81931317.21%
Native793443.04%
Asian833232.76%

14.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.87%

Male Poverty Rate

17.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middletown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Native, with 43.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Asian, with 2.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.56%.

Middletown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.65%
High School12.38%
Some College9.84%
Bachelors or Greater7.74%

Middletown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.64%
Female Unemployed24.29%
Female Employed8.13%
Male Employed4.66%

Middletown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Middletown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,245$73,103
Families$69,682$87,991
Married Families$83,815-
Non Families$30,968$46,901
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Income by Household Type

Middletown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

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 45-54.

Middletown Marital Status by Race

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Middletown Marital Status

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1,244

Number of Veterans

1,040

Male Veterans

204

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam394
Second Gulf War271
First Gulf War243
Korea62
World War II16

Middletown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54403
65 to 74293
55 to 64191
75+190
18 to 34167

Middletown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7166.32%
Black4078.56%
Hispanic2603.33%
2+ Races596.55%
Other Race411.26%
Native American2135.00%

Middletown Veterans by Race

Middletown Veterans by Education

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4.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middletown Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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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65.73%

Born in Middletown

86.43%

Native Born

13.57%

Foreign Born

6.29%

Non Citizen

7.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.43% of Middletown residents were born in the United States, with 65.73% having been born in New York. 6.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Middletown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,4271190.42%
202028,3081190.42%
201928,1891190.42%
201828,0701190.43%
201727,9511040.37%
201627,847360.13%
201527,811760.27%
201427,735-46-0.17%
201327,781-115-0.41%
201227,896-170-0.61%
201128,066-81-0.29%
201028,1472,7591.04%
200025,3881,2280.50%
199024,1602,7061.19%
198021,454-1,153-0.52%
197022,607-868-0.38%
196023,4758890.39%
195022,5866780.31%
194021,9086320.29%
193021,2762,8561.45%
192018,4203,1071.86%
191015,3137910.53%
190014,5222,5451.95%
189011,9773,4833.50%
18808,4942,4453.45%
18706,0490.00%

Middletown Population by Year