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Middletown
  • Town in Delaware

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Middletown is a town in Delaware with a population of 21,692. Middletown is in New Castle County and is one of the best places to live in Delaware. Living in Middletown offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Middletown and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Middletown are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$301,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,254
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Middletown Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    160.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    13
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    34.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    303.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,672.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    60.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Middletown

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$90,134
National
$62,843

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