Middletown, Maryland

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Middletown, Maryland

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Middletown Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Middletown College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Middletown People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Middletown Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Middletown Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Middletown Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Middletown, Maryland

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

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

The People

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 6 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 4

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Middletown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles W of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles NW of Washington, District of Columbia
County Frederick
Standard Zip Codes 21769
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.443
Longitude -77.545

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 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
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Middletown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,668 100%
Male 1,277 47.9%
Female 1,391 52.1%
Under 18 854 32%
18+ 1,814 68%
65+ 293 11%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 3.21
White 2,585 96.9%
African-American 39 1.5%
Asian 9 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 6 0.2%
Mixed Race 27 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 22 0.8%

Estimated Middletown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,860
Growth 192
Growth % 7.2%

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 37%
Irish 12.4%
US/American 9.8%
English 8.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
Italian 4.4%
Russian 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Polish 1.9%
Norwegian 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Portuguese 1.5%
Scottish 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
Greek 1.1%
European 1%
Northern European 0.9%
Swedish 0.6%
British 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Middletown 2,668 $80,115
Boonsboro 2,803 $48,155
Brunswick 4,894 $53,232
Burkittsville 171 $53,125
Frederick 52,767 $56,778
Keedysville 482 $61,607
Myersville 1,382 $75,768
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Middletown High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,257 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.9

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