Middletown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 9,270 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 4,532  (48.9%)
Females: 4,738  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17057.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,593 (it was $35,425 in 2000)
Middletown:

$52,593
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,377 (it was $18,535 in 2000)

Middletown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,348 (it was $81,500 in 2000)
Middletown:

$143,348
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $204,621; detached houses: $223,917; townhouses or other attached units: $144,697; in 2-unit structures: $119,657; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,347; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $321,684; mobile homes: $63,582

Median gross rent in 2017: $876.

March 2019 cost of living index in Middletown: 96.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.4%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.2% for Black residents, 32.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for American Indian residents, 42.3% for other race residents, 22.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Middletown, PA (2017)
    • 6,93376.0%White alone
    • 8679.5%Hispanic
    • 6897.5%Black alone
    • 2522.8%Two or more races
    • 2392.6%Asian alone
    • 840.9%Other race alone
    • 30.03%American Indian alone

Races in Middletown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Middletown, Pennsylvania as of December 05, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Middletown is 226 to 1.


Crime rates in Middletown by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(55.4)
4
(44.7)
5
(56.8)
4
(45.3)
9
(102.3)
4
(45.6)
4
(44.8)
7
(78.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
1
(11.3)
1
(10.9)
1
(10.8)
8
(85.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
31
(67.0)
6
(66.5)
4
(44.7)
5
(56.8)
3
(34.0)
4
(45.5)
4
(45.6)
4
(44.8)
4
(44.7)
15
(32.9)
4
(45.1)
4
(45.2)
3
(32.8)
4
(43.1)
5
(53.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(54.1)
22
(244.0)
13
(145.2)
12
(136.3)
13
(147.3)
10
(113.6)
11
(125.3)
11
(123.2)
14
(156.6)
17
(37.3)
11
(124.1)
10
(113.0)
24
(262.2)
22
(237.1)
29
(311.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
154
(333.0)
36
(399.2)
32
(357.5)
16
(181.7)
27
(306.0)
25
(284.1)
25
(284.7)
17
(190.4)
31
(346.7)
129
(283.4)
23
(259.4)
16
(180.8)
55
(600.9)
19
(204.8)
9
(96.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,216
(2,630)
151
(1,674)
156
(1,743)
140
(1,590)
128
(1,451)
107
(1,216)
100
(1,139)
120
(1,344)
123
(1,376)
1,057
(2,322)
78
(879.9)
84
(948.9)
70
(764.8)
62
(668.2)
47
(504.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
99
(214.1)
3
(33.3)
6
(67.0)
4
(45.4)
1
(11.3)
3
(34.1)
2
(22.8)
6
(67.2)
5
(55.9)
50
(109.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(15.1)
2
(22.2)
4
(44.7)
4
(45.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.7)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
3
(6.6)
2
(22.6)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.3)
1
(10.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)174.3210.7178.3169.7156.3212.2142.5146.4213.5138.8100.795.8143.7110.0173.9

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City-data.com crime index in Middletown, PA

Crime rate in Middletown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (29.5%), American (8.6%), Irish (5.4%), Italian (4.3%), Pennsylvania German (3.6%), English (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/19/1828

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 4,550 people per square mile   (average).

Middletown,PA real estate house value index trend

Middletown, Pennsylvania map

387 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This borough:

4.2%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,442 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,254 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (25.0 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (61.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (85.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Royalton borough, PA (0.8 miles ),
Highspire borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Goldsboro borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Valley Green, PA (2.1 miles ),
Hummelstown borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Falmouth, PA (2.2 miles ),
Bressler, PA (2.3 miles ),
Bressler-Enhaut-Oberlin, PA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.20 N, Longitude: 76.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,811 (-19.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 538 (12.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Distribution of median household income in Middletown, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Middletown, PA in 2017
Middletown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Middletown, PA
Historical housing units in Middletown, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +106 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Middletown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.8%)
  • Utilities (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Public administration (12.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Middletown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.1%)

Average climate in Middletown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Middletown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.3. This is about average.

City:

79.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.57
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Middletown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Middletown borough center caused $18 million in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 17.2 miles away from the borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Middletown-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.6 miles away from Middletown center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from Middletown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 287.1 miles away from Middletown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 251.1 miles away from Middletown center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from Middletown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dauphin County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Tropical Depressions: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Middletown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Middletown:

  • COMPASSIONATE CARE HOSPICE CEN (100 EAST BROWN STREET, SUITE 23)
  • COURTYARD GARDENS NURSING AND REHAB CTR (999 WEST HARRISBURG PIKE)
  • FREY VILLAGE (1020 NORTH UNION STREET)

Amtrak stations near Middletown:

  • 8 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Middletown:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (Full-time enrollment: 3,797; Location: 777 West Harrisburg Pike; Public; Website: hbg.psu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Middletown:

  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 11 miles; Harrisburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 13,276)
  • Messiah College (about 14 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 15 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 5,140)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 25 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • Dickinson College (about 25 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)

Public high school in Middletown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Middletown:

Private elementary/middle school in Middletown:

  • SEVEN SORROWS OF BVM SCHOOL (Students: 231, Location: 360 E WATER ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Middletown

Library in Middletown:

  • MIDDLETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $403,519; Location: 20 NORTH CATHERINE ST; 21,411 books; 973 audio materials; 1,488 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 69 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Middletown: Bethlehem Plaza (A), Borough of Middletown Mill Street Substation (B), Borough of Middletown Water Treatment Plant (C), Rescue Hose Company Number Three (D), Middletown Public Library (E), Middletown Volunteer Fire Department Station 88 (F), Union Hose Company Number One (G), Nancy Run Fire Company (H), Bethlehem Township Volunteer Fire Company Station 17 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Middletown include: First Church of God (A), Congregation Bnai Jacob (B), Middletown Presbyterian Congregation (C), Evangelical United Methodist Church (D), Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church (E), Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church (F), Saint Michael and All Angels Church (G), Ebenezer A. M. E. Church (H), Wesley United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Holy Ghost Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Middletown: Swatara Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Doc's Roller Review (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1733 East Harrisburg Pike) (1), Covenco Incorporated (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3201 Fulling Mill Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Four Seasons Mechanical Inc (2010 West Cabot) (1), Days Inn - Middletown/Hershey (800 S Eisenhower Blvd) (2), Days Inn-Harrisburg East (800 South Eisenhower Boulevard) (3), Best Western Inn & Suites (815 South Eisenhower Boulevard) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Eleanor King - Dancer, Jonathan Kearsley - Politician, Jason Pelletier - Soccer player, Patricia Crawford - Politician.

Dauphin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Middletown and their reported violations in the past:

MIDDLETOWN HUNTERS & ANGLERS (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SATURDAYS MKT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2008)
PORTABELLAS SPORT BAR & GRILLE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAHS WITNESS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUNSET GC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2008)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
LONDONDERRY FIRE CO 1 (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-29-2014 and AUG-29-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUN-18-2014 and JUL-18-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
FRANKLIN CO REGIONAL AIRPORT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

53.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
131 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
243 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Middletown (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: West Middletown at 310 West Main Street, branch established on 1968/01/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Mid Penn Bank: Middletown Branch at 1100 Spring Garden Drive, branch established on 1997/10/01. Info updated 2007/03/02: Bank assets: $715.4 mil, Deposits: $634.1 mil, headquarters in Millersburg, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: South Union Street Branch at 120 South Union Street, branch established on 1991/08/30. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Middletown Pa Branch at 100 South Union Street, branch established on 1961/03/21. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

For population 15 years and over in Middletown:

Marital status in Middletown, PA
  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Middletown:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Middletown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Middletown, PA (based on Dauphin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant43,691122
Catholic39,73916
Evangelical Protestant27,374164
Other10,39026
Black Protestant6,46431
Orthodox6895
None139,753-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 51
Dauphin County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Dauphin County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Dauphin County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 224
This county:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dauphin County:

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dauphin County:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.5%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.4%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Middletown:

34.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Middletown:

56.7%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Middletown:

78.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Middletown, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 11$10,233$11,1631$1,495
Police Protection - Officers 10$85,899$103,0794$13,177
Streets and Highways 5$22,424$53,8181$248
Financial Administration 3$8,217$32,8680$0
Electric Power 3$16,860$67,4400$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$2,172
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 32$143,633$53,8627$17,092

Middletown government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,661,000 ($718.55)
    Police Protection: $2,538,000 ($273.79)
    Central Staff Services: $1,094,000 ($118.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,079,000 ($116.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $631,000 ($68.07)
    Financial Administration: $251,000 ($27.08)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($13.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $102,000 ($11.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $88,000 ($9.49)
    Transit Utilities: $75,000 ($8.09)
    Libraries: $69,000 ($7.44)
    Health - Other: $56,000 ($6.04)
    General Public Buildings: $52,000 ($5.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($4.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $415,000 ($44.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $470,000 ($50.70)
    Central Staff Services: $89,000 ($9.60)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($9.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.76)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,091,000 ($225.57)

Middletown government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $886,000 ($95.58)
    Other: $137,000 ($14.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $110,000 ($11.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $41,000 ($4.42)
    Sale of Property: $30,000 ($3.24)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($0.97)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,230,000 ($887.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $329,000 ($35.49)
    Highways: $191,000 ($20.60)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.54)
  • Tax - Property: $1,491,000 ($160.84)
    Individual Income: $796,000 ($85.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $230,000 ($24.81)
    Public Utility License: $144,000 ($15.53)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000 ($6.90)

Middletown government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,387,000 ($1120.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,533,000 ($812.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,854,000 ($307.87)

Middletown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $179,000 ($19.31)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,603,000 ($2114.67)

5.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.97% ($39,702 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.43% ($44,353)
from York County, PA  0.41% ($45,100)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($399 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.26% ($51,385 average AGI)
to Lebanon County, PA  0.50% ($53,995)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.45% ($48,262)
Businesses in Middletown, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1McDonald's2
Budget Car Rental2New Balance1
CVS1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx3Rite Aid1
GNC1Starbucks1
Giant1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS3
Kroger1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Middletown:

  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Middletown:

  • WMSS (91.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Owner: MIDDLETOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WXPH (88.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIV. OF PA.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Middletown:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)
  • W40AF (Channel 40; DILLSBURG, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK, LLC)
Middletown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Middletown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 64Number of bridges
  • 574ft / 175mTotal length
  • $7,388,000Total costs
  • 699,347Total average daily traffic
  • 102,255Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Middletown, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 41930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Middletown, PA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Middletown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 147 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Middletown, PA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Middletown)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Middletown)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$114,52127$91,48194$106,59625$32,8403$716,66712$73,4175$23,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$99,0002$43,50010$91,5002$85,5000$00$01$50,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$111,3645$87,60062$118,24220$22,3502$392,5005$67,0004$12,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$144,0005$56,80029$119,4830$00$01$113,0001$10,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$120,5001$114,0009$130,7781$145,0000$01$114,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0237.00 , 0238.00, 0239.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$126,0003$130,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$110,5001$135,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$96,0001$150,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$152,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0237.00 , 0238.00, 0239.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Middletown, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Middletown, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 129
  • Hazardous Condition: 350
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 4
Fire incident types in Middletown, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Middletown, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Middletown, Pennsylvania:

  • Holiday Inn Harrisburg East, 815 S Eisenhower Blvd, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057 , Phone: (717) 939-1600, Fax: (717) 939-2069
  • Days Inn, 800 Eisenhower Blvd, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057 , Phone: (717) 939-4147, Fax: (717) 939-5291
  • Restin One, LLC - DBA Comfort Inn & Suites - Harrisburg Airport - Hershey South, 1589 W Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057 , Phone: (877) 424-6423, Fax: (717) 857-9776
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Harrisburg International Airport, 2 Terminal Dr, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057 , Phone: (717) 944-1361, Fax: (717) 944-1371
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Middletown, Pennsylvania
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Middletown, PA
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 25.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.2%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Middletown, PA
  • 77.1%Electricity
  • 12.9%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Middletown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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