Middletown, New York Population 2020

27,991
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Middletown is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 27,991, it is the 28th largest city in New York and the 1361st largest city in the United States. Middletown is currently growing at a rate of 0.32% annually but its population has decreased by -0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,086 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Middletown has a population density of 5,268 people per square mile.

The average household income in Middletown is $69,389 with a poverty rate of 16.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,162 per month, and the median house value is $182,400. The median age in Middletown is 37 years, 35.4 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Middletown Demographics

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

  • White: 49.71%
  • Black or African American: 22.10%
  • Other race: 18.89%
  • Two or more races: 4.79%
  • Asian: 3.99%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Middletown, New York is 27,991, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,815.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,086.

Middletown, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,74249.71%
Black or African American6,11022.10%
Some Other Race5,22318.89%
Two or More Races1,3254.79%
Asian1,1043.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native1300.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.04%
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Middletown Population Pyramid 2020

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Middletown Median Age

37


Total

35.4


Male

37.4


Female

Middletown Adults

There are 20,795 adults, (3,868 of whom are seniors) in Middletown.

Middletown Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Middletown Sex Ratio

Female

14,150

51.19%

Male

13,494

48.81%

Middletown Households and Families

Middletown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Middletown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.3%26.7%
All55.6%44.4%
Female46%54%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Male32%68%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3312.6355.6
Married4,2073.6573.3
Non Family4,1671.1743.7
Female1,5423.5946
Male4153.5532

3.5

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Middletown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3297.22%
9th to 12th Grade1,4978.13%
High School Graduate6,44835.04%
Some College3,82720.80%
Associates Degree1,7089.28%
Bachelors Degree2,25312.24%
Graduate Degree1,3417.29%
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Middletown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0006,2681,572
Hispanic6,4784,8381,015
Black4,0663,702579
Other Race3,1652,388425
Asian814757432
Multiple Races495385127
Native American614618

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.07%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,873$39,018$31,845
Less Than High School$24,765$24,073$25,496
High School Grad$32,203$35,548$30,838
Some College$37,316$45,444$31,466
Bachelors Degree$48,236$$40,288
Graduate Degree$60,729$87,308$58,059

$35,873

Average Earnings

$39,018

Average Male

$31,845

Average Female

Middletown Language

Middletown Language by Age

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Middletown Language

63.94% of Middletown residents speak only English, while 36.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.41% of the population.

Middletown Poverty

Middletown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,0742,06218.62%
White8,9481,51116.89%
Black6,07690114.83%
Other5,21289317.13%
Multiple1,32533925.58%
Native1304635.38%
Asian1,031171.65%

16.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.86%

Male Poverty Rate

19.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middletown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Native, with 35.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Asian, with 1.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.45%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.83%
High School15.74%
Some College10.13%
Bachelors or Greater6.96%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.62%
Female Unemployed30.66%
Female Employed9.91%
Male Employed4.67%

Middletown Income

Middletown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,572$69,389
Families$64,258$81,813
Married Families$75,523-
Non Families$31,169$47,888
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Middletown Marital Status

Middletown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Middletown Marital Status by Race

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Middletown Veterans

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1,172

Number of Veterans

1,038

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam376
First Gulf War192
Second Gulf War151
Korea103
World War II18
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54385
65 to 74299
75+224
55 to 64186
18 to 3478
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7496.84%
Black3347.15%
Hispanic1912.55%
Other551.53%
Indian1926.03%
2 or More152.38%

Middletown Veterans by Education

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5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middletown Employment Status

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

2.6%

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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66.64%

Born in New York

85.91%

Native Born

14.09%

Foreign Born

7.09%

Non Citizen

7.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.91% of Middletown residents were born in the United States, with 66.64% having been born in New York. 7.09% 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
202027,991880.32%
201927,903880.32%
201827,815970.35%
201727,718880.32%
201627,630330.12%
201527,597790.29%
201427,518-44-0.16%
201327,562-113-0.41%
201227,675-168-0.60%
201127,843-86-0.31%
201027,9292,5410.96%
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%