Middletown, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Middletown, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Middletown had a population of 312 as of July 1, 2018. Middletown ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Middletown is located at latitude 40.8273 and longitude -91.2622 in Des Moines County. The formal boundaries for the City of Middletown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Des Moines County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 728 feet.

The City of Middletown (GNIS ID: 2395316) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Middletown is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Des Moines County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Middletown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Middletown: Middeltown.

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Middletown, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 312
Population in Households 312
Population in Familes 264
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 512
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $53,005
Average Household Income $63,133
Per Capita Income $25,381


Total Housing Units 149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $146,667
Average Home Value $159,722


Total Households 125
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.23% -0.39%
Households -0.19% -0.32%
Families 0.0% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Middletown, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Middletown to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 589 42nd
Population Density # 638 37th
Diversity Index # 232 77th
Median Household Income # 615 39th
Per Capita Income # 800 21st

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