Income/capita 12%
Household income 58%
Unemployment 32%
Income per capita$33,511$31,118$29,829
Median household income$87,250$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$98,062$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,375$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$55,091$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$38,187$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.8%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Middletown is 12% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Middletown is 58% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Middletown is 32% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Middletown is 68% lower than the national average

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      Middletown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.4%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services10.8%16.2%
      Wholesale & retail services9.7%14.2%
      Public administration7.4%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%0.6%
      Education, health & social services18.4%40.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Townsend, DE2,320$105,00090%
      St. Georges, DE1,097$92,03166%
      Hancocks Bridge, NJ245$85,78155%
      Glasgow, DE15,230$85,59455%
      Charlestown, MD1,248$81,25047%
      Middletown, DE20,045$87,25058%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Amherst Center, MA20,037$32,12142%
      Clifton, CO20,021$37,22333%
      Miamisburg, OH20,069$54,5571%
      Murphy, TX20,015$118,843115%
      Elko, NV20,078$76,82639%
      Middletown, DE20,045$87,25058%
      Source: The Middletown, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).