Middletown, Delaware

Population 18,495

Middletown is located in New Castle County, DE. The population is 18,495, making Middletown the 3rd largest city in New Castle County and the 4th largest city in the state of Delaware.

There are 13 public schools in Middletown with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Middletown is very low . Unemployment in Middletown is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Middletown property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Middletown include Odessa, Townsend and Chesapeake City.

Middletown Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 6.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 36.8%

Crime Rate

9.58% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 61
  • Violent Crimes: 208
  • Robbery: 35
  • Burglary: 303
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Environmental Hazards

109 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 9
  • Tanks & Spills: 97


Very High 4.6%
  • Delaware unemployment average: 4.6%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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13 Public Schools view public schools

There are 13 K-12 public schools in Middletown, DE and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Middletown's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Middletown, DE

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180 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Middletown, DE issued 180 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Middletown, DE issued 111 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,090
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,240
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,505
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,860
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,130

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Environmental Hazards

109 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Middletown, DE has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Middletown, DE is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.35 Average
    Middletown, DE is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32.98°
  • February 35.8°
  • March 45.3°
  • April 53.88°
  • May 64.56°
  • June 73.56°
  • July 78.65°
  • August 75.7°
  • September 69.28°
  • October 57.62°
  • November 46.47°
  • December 41.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Middletown, DE

Middletown, DE has a low risk of earthquakes.
Middletown, DE has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Middletown, DE has a very low risk of hail storms.
Middletown, DE has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Middletown, DE: $87,250


Unemployment in Middletown is 4.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.6% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 30.41%
White Collar - 69.59%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jack Markell
  • Sen. Thomas R. Carper
  • Sen. Christopher A. Coons

City Representatives

  • John Carney

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

5 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Middletown, DE

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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