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Middletown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Middletown is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Middletown.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dauphin County at latitude 40.1998 and longitude -76.7311. Dauphin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 361 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Middletown (see map) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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Middletown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,835
Population in Households 8,687
Population in Familes 6,065
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density1 4,334
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 3,940
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,065
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,882 (42.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,058 (46.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 520 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $135,782
Average Home Value $145,122


Median Household Income $45,642
Average Household Income $52,562
Per Capita Income $23,461
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% 0.03%
Households -0.07% 0.06%
Families -0.41% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Middletown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Middletown to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 110 94th
Population Density1 # 206 88th
Diversity Index2 # 155 91st
Median Household Income # 1018 42nd
Per Capita Income # 984 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.