Middletown, Iowa

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Middletown, Iowa

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High Points

Middletown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 7% Middletown Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 14% Middletown Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Middletown, Iowa

Comparing Middletown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 8 10
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 4 3
Age of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 4 2
People Above Poverty 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Affordability of Rents 5 2
Housing Recently Built 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
People Living Alone 1 1

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Middletown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles S of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 160 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Des Moines
Standard Zip Codes 52638
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.828
Longitude -91.258

Middletown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 43 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
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Middletown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 535 100%
Male 260 48.6%
Female 275 51.4%
Under 18 151 28.2%
18+ 384 71.8%
65+ 74 13.8%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 2.92
White 499 93.3%
African-American 14 2.6%
Asian 7 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 8 1.5%
Mixed Race 7 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 2.4%

Estimated Middletown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 525
Growth -10
Growth % -1.9%

Middletown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 33%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.6%
US/American 9.5%
Irish 9.2%
English 9.2%
Czech 4.2%
French (except Basque) 4.2%
Greek 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Swedish 2.1%
Norwegian 1.8%
Welsh 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.9%
Hungarian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Middletown 535 $37,500
Burlington 26,839 $40,912
Danville 914 $48,875
Mediapolis 1,644 $47,841
New London 1,937 $46,389
West Burlington 3,161 $45,321
West Point 980 $50,724
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