Middletown, Pennsylvania Population 2021

44,826
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Middletown is a city located in Dauphin County Pennsylvania. Middletown has a 2020 population of 44,826. Middletown is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -1.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,402 in 2010. Middletown reached it's highest population of 45,441 in 2011.

The average household income in Middletown is $111,885 with a poverty rate of 4.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,351 per month, and the median house value is $320,300. The median age in Middletown is 42.7 years, 40.8 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Middletown Demographics

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

  • White: 88.39%
  • Asian: 5.02%
  • Black or African American: 4.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.35%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Middletown, Pennsylvania is 44,826 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 45,036.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 45,402.

Middletown, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,87988.39%
Asian2,2665.02%
Black or African American1,9694.36%
Two or More Races6071.35%
Some Other Race3830.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.03%
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Middletown Population by Race

Middletown Population Pyramid $2021

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Middletown Median Age

42.7


Total

40.8


Male

44.6


Female

Middletown Adults

There are 36,322 adults, (8,342 of whom are seniors) in Middletown.

Middletown Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Middletown Sex Ratio

Female

23,298

51.64%

Male

21,819

48.36%

Middletown Population by Age

Middletown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Middletown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All74.8%25.2%
Male67.8%32.2%
Female64.6%35.4%
Non Family50.9%49.1%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Middletown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,5432.6674.8
Married9,5093.2688.8
Non Family4,6781.250.9
Female1,7173.2864.6
Male6392.7867.8

3.17

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Middletown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4771.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,2433.80%
High School Graduate9,62429.40%
Some College5,52516.88%
Associates Degree2,6738.17%
Bachelors Degree7,87124.05%
Graduate Degree5,31916.25%
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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
White28,57227,17411,277
Asian1,6801,6101,104
Black1,2221,109479
Hispanic1,051925196
2+ Races299286150
Other Race16816815
Native American1313

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 65.71%.

Middletown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,498$62,390$44,805
Less Than 9th Grade$25,833$27,870$25,530
High School Graduate$38,684$49,229$31,051
Some College$44,269$52,613$34,460
Bachelors Degree$70,228$81,577$60,036
Graduate Degree$75,000$82,380$68,145

$52,498

Average Earnings

$62,390

Average Male

$44,805

Average Female

Middletown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Middletown Language by Age

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Middletown Language

89.16% of Middletown residents speak only English, while 10.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.03% of the population.

Middletown Language

Middletown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,0991,5744.13%
Asian2,2331295.78%
Black1,8491186.38%
Multiple6079014.83%
Hispanic1,916723.76%

4.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.87%

Male Poverty Rate

4.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middletown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Multiple, with 14.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middletown is Hispanic, with 3.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.28%.

Middletown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.41%
High School5.92%
Some College3.42%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%

Middletown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed12.38%
Female Unemployed7.86%
Female Employed1.78%
Male Employed0.80%

Middletown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Middletown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,171$111,885
Families$112,644$129,522
Married Families$122,721-
Non Families$42,697$62,051
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Income by Household Type

Middletown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

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 55-64.

Middletown Marital Status by Race

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Middletown Marital Status

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2,418

Number of Veterans

2,258

Male Veterans

160

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam947
Korea290
Second Gulf War237
First Gulf War210
World War II163

Middletown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+800
65 to 74795
55 to 64351
35 to 54349
18 to 34123

Middletown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3267.13%
Black412.99%
Hispanic403.11%
2+ Races268.58%
Native American13100.00%
Asian70.39%
Other Race52.45%

Middletown Veterans by Race

Middletown Veterans by Education

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4.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middletown Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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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64.04%

Born in Middletown

91.67%

Native Born

8.33%

Foreign Born

3.30%

Non Citizen

5.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.67% of Middletown residents were born in the United States, with 64.04% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Middletown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202144,826-70-0.16%
202044,896-70-0.16%
201944,966-70-0.16%
201845,036-93-0.21%
201745,129-105-0.23%
201645,234140.03%
201545,220660.15%
201445,154-98-0.22%
201345,252-92-0.20%
201245,344-97-0.21%
201145,441390.09%
201045,4020.00%

Middletown Population by Year