Middletown, DE Population

By | June 10, 2019

Population: 6,161. Estimated population in July 2020: 9,121 (+48.0% change)
Males: 2,931 (47.6%), Females: 3,230 (52.4%)

New Castle County

Zip code: 19709

Median resident age: 30.9 years
Median household income: $41,663
Median house value: $119,600

Races in Middletown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.6%)
  • Black (21.3%)
  • Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (18.0%), German (14.9%), English (12.2%), United States (8.3%), Italian (8.3%), Polish (5.0%).

Elevation: 66 feet

Land area: 6.4 square miles

Map of Middletown, DE

Population

For population 25 years and over in Middletown

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Middletown town

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

4.8% Foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 1.2% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,407 (+64.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Middletown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Middletown:

  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 17 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; Abbreviation: ILG)
  • DOVER AFB (about 30 miles; DOVER, DE; Abbreviation: DOV)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 44 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Middletown:

  • SUMMIT (about 5 miles; MIDDLETOWN, DE; Abbreviation: EVY)
  • RAINTREE (about 12 miles; ELKTON, MD; Abbreviation: 1C4)
  • MASSEY AERODROME (about 13 miles; MASSEY, MD; Abbreviation: MD1)

Amtrak station near Middletown:

  • 16 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Middletown:

  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE (about 12 miles; NEWARK, DE; Full-time enrollment: 17,786)
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMM COLL-STANTON-WILMINGTON (about 12 miles; NEWARK, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,817)
  • WILMINGTON COLLEGE (about 18 miles; NEW CASTLE, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,087)
  • DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,641)
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 35 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,419)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 36 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; MEDIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,248)

Schools

Public high school in Middletown:

  • MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,706; Location: 120 SILVER LAKE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Middletown:

  • ST ANDREWS SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 350 NOXONTOWN ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Middletown:

  • EVERETT MEREDITH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 886; Location: 504 SOUTH BROAD STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • REDDING (LOUIS L.) MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 724; Location: 201 NEW STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CEDAR LANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 1259 CEDAR LANE ROAD; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • MOT CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 594; Location: 1156 LEVELS ROAD; Grades: KG – 07)
  • SILVER LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 569; Location: 200 EAST COCHRAN STREET; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • BRICK MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 561; Location: 378 BRICK MILL ROAD; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • APPOQUINIMINK EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 439; Location: 502 SOUTH BROAD STREET; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Middletown:

  • APPOQUINIMINK COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $234,018; Location: 118 SILVER LAKE ROAD; 42,365 books; 1,153 audio materials; 1,043 video materials; 125 serial subscriptions)