Middletown demographics profile

StatisticMiddletownDelawareNational
Population20,045934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,70336891
Median age36.139.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%39%43%
Speak English89%87%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%
Middletown, DE has a population of 20,045 and is the 2,174th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,703 per sq mi which is 362% higher than the Delaware average and 1780% higher than the national average. The median age in Middletown is 36 which is approximately 9% lower than the Delaware average of 40. In Middletown, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 48% of Middletown residents were born in Delaware, 44% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Middletown is 362% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Middletown is 9% lower than Delaware.
  • In Middletown 63.62% of the population is White.
  • In Middletown 27.64% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Middletown 3.34% of the population is Asian.

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Middletown population breakdown by race

RaceMiddletownDelawareNational
White63.62%69.22%73.35%
Black or African American27.64%21.72%12.63%
Asian3.34%3.68%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race4.36%2.76%3.06%
Other race1.05%2.19%4.75%
In Middletown, 7.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Middletown, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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