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Population in 2010: 16,150. Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 

Males: 7,763  (48.1%)
Females: 8,387  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  42.8 years
Rhode Island median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 02842.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,619 (it was $51,075 in 2000)
Middletown:

$65,619
RI:

$54,554
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,520

Middletown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $335,127 (it was $158,300 in 2000)
Middletown:

$335,127
RI:

$234,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $466,427; Detached houses: $490,550; Townhouses or other attached units: $382,249; In 2-unit structures: $399,464; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $374,620; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $318,979; Mobile homes: $87,608

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Middletown races chart
  • White alone - 13,662 (84.6%)
  • Hispanic - 763 (4.7%)
  • Black alone - 677 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 479 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 442 (2.7%)
  • Other race alone - 69 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 39 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 19 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Middletown: 258.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (26.1%), English (15.0%), Portuguese (12.2%), Italian (11.7%), German (10.3%), French (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1743

Elevation: 132 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,244 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Middletown:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Middletown town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

1,049 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.6% Asia, 1.1% Latin America).

This town:  6.1%
Rhode Island:  12.5%



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Middletown, Rhode Island as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Middletown to the number of sex offenders is 16,037 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Middletown town:  1.9% ($2,995)
Rhode Island:  1.9% ($2,507)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fall River, MA (14.8 miles , pop. 91,938).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (56.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (148.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Newport East, RI (0.5 miles ), Newport, RI (1.5 miles ), Melville, RI (1.9 miles ), Jamestown, RI (2.1 miles ), Little Compton, RI (2.5 miles ), Portsmouth, RI (2.6 miles ), North Kingstown, RI (3.1 miles ), Narragansett, RI (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 75 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 1998: 83 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 1999: 61 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2000: 52 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2002: 39 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $270,000
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $209,700
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $292,600
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $321,500
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $325,400
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $290,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 71.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

Middletown household income distribution Middletown home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Middletown by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0010000000010
per 100,000 0.00.05.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.06.20.0
Rapes 4471621252220
per 100,000 19.822.839.65.734.411.86.012.331.212.512.612.40.0
Robberies 8322742421113
per 100,000 39.617.111.311.440.223.612.024.612.56.26.36.218.6
Assaults 171013155144865453
per 100,000 84.257.173.585.728.782.524.149.137.531.225.231.018.6
Burglaries 59796973674349535652455234
per 100,000 292.1451.2390.1417.1384.4253.5295.1325.6349.9324.8283.1322.4211.2
Thefts 331310348306243288284272294296215203230
per 100,000 1638.81770.51967.41748.31394.11697.91710.41671.01837.01849.01352.61258.41428.9
Auto thefts 14845424151120677
per 100,000 69.345.722.628.622.911.824.192.168.7124.937.743.443.5
Arson 3212130611322
per 100,000 14.911.45.711.45.717.70.036.96.26.218.912.412.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 132.5137.2164.4123.2126.4116.5101.5120.8136.0121.591.4103.982.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 42 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Rhode Island average:

2.34

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Middletown, Rhode Island accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Rhode Island:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,958 (-10.1%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Middletown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Middletown, Rhode Island

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Tornado activity:

Middletown-area historical tornado activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.5 miles away from the Middletown town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 55.8 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Middletown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Rhode Island state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 12.5 miles away from Middletown center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from Middletown center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newport County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Middletown topographic map

Main business address for: KVH INDUSTRIES INC \DE\ (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), BNS HOLDING, INC. (REAL ESTATE).


Hospitals/medical centers in Middletown:

  • FOREST FARM HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 193 FOREST AVENUE)
  • GRAND ISLANDER CENTER (Nursing Home, 333 GREEN END AVENUE)
  • JOHN CLARKE RETIREMENT CTR, THE (Nursing Home, 600 VALLEY ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Middletown, RI

Amtrak station near Middletown:

  • 15 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.middletownri.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Middletown:

  • Salve Regina University (about 3 miles; Newport, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,024)
  • Roger Williams University (about 10 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 3,806)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 13 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 13,438)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 17 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Bristol Community College (about 17 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 4,315)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 17 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,520)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 18 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 6,663)

Public high school in Middletown:

Private high schools in Middletown:

  • ST GEORGE'S SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 372 PURGATORY RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL MIDDLETOWN (Students: 16; Location: 60 HAMMERLUND WAY; Grades: 5 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Middletown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Middletown:

  • ALL SAINTS ACADEMY (Students: 164; Location: 915 W MAIN RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BRIGHT IDEAS (Students: 82; Location: 1272 W MAIN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SILVEIRA KINDERGARTEN & NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 69; Location: 143 PECKHAM LN; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERART, INC. (Students: 66; Location: 146 AQUIDNECK AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GROWING CHILDREN OF RI (Students: 17; Location: 70 CORPORATE PL; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Middletown, School District: MIDDLETOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Middletown:

  • MIDDLETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $756,627; Location: 700 WEST MAIN ROAD; 64,657 books; 1,426 audio materials; 1,881 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 148 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Middletown: United States Navy Pier 1 (A), Middletown Campground (B), Third Beach (C), Newport Butterfly Farm (D), Wanumetonomy Golf Club (E), United States Navay Pier 2 (F), Newport Vineyards and Winery (G), Rocky Brook Orchard (H), Sweet Berry Farm (I), Green End Fort (J), Middletown Historical Society Building (K), Middletown Public Library (L), Middletown Town Hall (M), Newport County Chamber of Commerce (N), Temple Shalom Judaica Library (O), Whitehall Museum (P), Twice as Nice Child Care Center (Q), Middletown Police Department (R), Middletown Fire Department (S), Growing Children of Rhode Island Day Care Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Aquidneck Shopping Centre (1), Ames Plaza Shopping Center (2), Middletown Plaza Shopping Center (3), Browns Lane Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Middletown include: Evangelical Friends Church (A), Saint Columbas Chapel (B), Temple Shalom (C), Holy Cross Church (D), Calvary United Methodist Church (E), Church of Christ (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (H), Middletown Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Middletown Cemetery (1), Newport Memorial Park (2), Saint Columbas Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Gardiner Pond (A), Nelson Pond (B), Green End Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Maiford River (A), Maidford River (B), Bailey Brook (C), Little Creek (D), Paradise Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Middletown include: Memorial to Black Soldiers (1), Paradise Valley Park (2), Norman Bird Sanctuary (3), Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge (4), Butterfly Zoo (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Atlantic Beach (A), Navy Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Whitehall Museum House (311 Berkeley Avenue), Newport Restoration Foundation (Museums; West Main Road), Middletown Historical Society (Museums; Paradise Avenue), Newport Concierge LLC (507 Corey Lane), Halls of Balls (Arcades & Amusements; 105 Chases Lane), Skydive Newport (Recreational Trips & Guides; Forest Ave), Middletown Cruise & Travel (Tours & Charters; 1120 Aquidneck Avenue), Access New England Inc (Tours & Charters; 1272 West Main Road), A Bird's Eye View Helicopters (Tours & Charters; 211 Airport Access Rd).

Hotels: Hampton Inn and Suites (351 West Main Road), Howard Johnson - Newport / Middletown (351 West Main Road), Ramada Inn (936 West Main Road), Seabreeze Inn (147 Aquidneck Avenue), Royal Plaza Hotel (425 East Main Road), Inn At Newport Beach (30 Wave Ave), Rhea's Inn by the Sea (42 Aquidneck Ave), Newport Gateway Hotel (31 West Main Road), Courtyard by Marriott (9 Commerce Drive).

Court: Ymca Newport County - Racquetball Court Reservation Desk (792 Valley Road).

 
Newport County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 SO2 NO2 PM10 CO 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.3. This is about average.
City:

38.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.36. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.36
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.3. This is better than average. There were 74 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.3
U.S.:

22.1
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.334

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

HEMLOCK ESTATES (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2002), St Boil Water Order (OCT-01-2002), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-08-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-08-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and FEB-16-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and OCT-01-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2003), St Admin Penalty assessed (OCT-01-2003), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-01-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-01-2003)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2003 and APR-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2001 and MAR-12-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from FEB-11-2002 to FEB-11-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-12-2002 to MAR-12-2002)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
MEADOWLARK, INC. (FORMER MEADOWLARK MOBI (Population served: 174, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2004), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-03-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2004), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-24-1996), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-1996), St Public Notif requested (2 times from OCT-24-1996 to OCT-24-1996), St Boil Water Order (OCT-24-1996), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-24-1996 to OCT-24-1996), St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-28-1996), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-28-1996), St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-28-1996), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-28-1996), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-31-1996 to OCT-31-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2003 and APR-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2004)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Middletown that have no violations reported:

  • PEABODYS BEACH (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MIDDLETOWN FOP LODGE 21 (Population served: 189, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARADISE MOTEL/PARK (Population served: 77, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SILVEIRA KINDERGARTEN & NURSERY SCHOOL, (Population served: 66, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Rhode Island:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.6%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  7.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

11.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.2%
Whole state:

5.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Middletown, RI

People in group quarters in Middletown in 2010:

  • 232 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 42 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Middletown in 2000:

  • 249 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in military ships
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Middletown compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Middletown (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Middletown Branch at 25 East Main Road, branch established on 1954/07/15; Stop & Shop Middletown Branch at 1360 West Main Road, branch established on 2001/08/25. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Newport Federal Savings Bank: 165 East Main Road Branch at 165 East Main Road, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $453.5 mil, Deposits: $267.0 mil, headquarters in Newport, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Middletown Branch at 42 Valley Road, branch established on 1964/08/11. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • BankNewport: Middletown Branch at 528 West Main Road, branch established on 1961/11/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,098.1 mil, Deposits: $885.1 mil, headquarters in Newport, RI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Oceanpoint Financial Partners, Mhc
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Middletown Branch at 716 Aquidneck Ave., branch established on 2004/05/15. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Middletown Branch at 530 East Main Road, branch established on 1960/09/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Middletown, Rhode Island:

  • Courtyard Marriott, 9 Commerce Dr, Middletown, RI 02842 , Phone: (401) 849-8000, Fax: (401) 849-8313
  • Howard Johnson Inn Newport/Middletown, 351 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842 , Phone: (401) 849-2000, Fax: (401) 849-6047
  • Newport Beach Hotel & Suites, 1 Wave Ave, Middletown, RI 02842 , Phone: (401) 846-0310, Fax: (401) 847-2621
  • Rodeway Inn, 31 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842 , Phone: (401) 847-2735, Fax: (401) 847-5434
  • Holiday Inn Express Middletown, 855 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842 , Phone: (401) 848-7128, Fax: (401) 849-6595
  • Rhea's Inn By The Sea, 42 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown, RI 02842 , Phone: (401) 849-3548, Fax: (401) 849-3567
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Middletown/Newport, 317 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842 , Phone: (401) 848-6555, Fax: (401) 841-0049
  • Quality Inn Atlantic Beach Hotel, 34 Wave Ave, Middletown, RI 02842 , Phone: (401) 847-5330, Fax: (401) 847-8041
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Middletown, Rhode Island

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Middletown town (based on Newport County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.00%
Here55.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Additional (Not in any CCC Body) Congregational Christian Churches
Adherents74.2%8.6%2.8%2.7%2.1%
Congregations23.6%18.2%5.5%10.9%3.6%
NameJewishGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.5%1.5%1.0%1.0%4.5%
Congregations5.5%1.8%3.6%1.8%25.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Newport County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Newport County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Newport County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 140
Here:

17.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Newport County:

18.4%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

16.3%

7.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.63%
Rhode Island average:

5.39%

0.46% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,820 average AGI)
Newport County:

0.46%
Rhode Island average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bristol County, MA  0.75% ($50,575 average AGI)
from Providence County, RI  0.62% ($57,792)
from Bristol County, RI  0.46% ($49,818)


9.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($55,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.10%
Rhode Island average:

6.42%

0.37% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,404 average AGI)
Newport County:

0.37%
Rhode Island average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bristol County, MA  0.96% ($43,696 average AGI)
to Providence County, RI  0.64% ($56,835)
to Washington County, RI  0.52% ($56,659)

Strongest AM radio stations in Middletown:

  • WADK (1540 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: ASTRO TELE-COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Middletown:

  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W243AI (96.5 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: DAVID P. MAXSON)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXHQ-LP (105.9 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: NEWPORT MUSICAL ARTS ASSOCIATION)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAKX (102.7 FM; NARRAGANSETT PIER, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRI (88.3 FM; BRISTOL, RI; Owner: ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY)
  • WJHD (90.7 FM; PORTSMOUTH, RI; Owner: PORTSMOUTH ABBEY SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Middletown:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Middletown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Middletown)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Middletown, RI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • TS-OFFICE, 55 Hammarlund Way (Lat: 41.501639 Lon: -71.285222), Type: Building, Structure height: 32.9 m, Call Sign: WQJZ534
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2009, Expiration Date: 02/24/2019, Certifier: Arthur G Giftakis
    Registrant: Towerstream Corp., 55 Hammarlund Way, Middletown, RI 02842, Phone: (401) 848-5848, Fax: (401) 848-5130, Email:
  • TS-SALES, 88 Silva Lane (Lat: 41.500250 Lon: -71.283611), Type: Building, Structure height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: WQJZ535
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21725.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2009, Expiration Date: 02/24/2019, Certifier: Arthur G Giftakis
    Registrant: Towerstream Corp., 55 Hammarlund Way, Middletown, RI 02842, Phone: (401) 848-5848, Fax: (401) 848-5130, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5
  • Newport State Airport (Lat: 41.532056 Lon: -71.281722), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KDS9
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/17/1996, Expiration Date: 12/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Newport Helicopters Incorporated, Forest Ave, Middletown, RI 02842
  • 388 Purgatory Rd (Lat: 41.485667 Lon: -71.268389), Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KLU739, Licensee ID: L00581884
    Assigned Frequencies: 6.22840 MHz, 8.29840 MHz, 12.3574 MHz, 16.5324 MHz, 22.1604 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2002, Expiration Date: 10/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2013
    Registrant: Saint Georges School, 388 Purgatory Rd, Middletown, RI 02840
  • Three James St (Lat: 41.485667 Lon: -71.268389), Type: Tower, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WHV233, Licensee ID: L00013172
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.41840 MHz, 6.23140 MHz, 12.3604 MHz, 16.5354 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2002, Expiration Date: 11/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013
    Registrant: Raymond Ottiano, Three James St, Middletown, RI 02840
  • 89 Paradise Ave (Lat: 41.510667 Lon: -71.291167), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WHX701, Licensee ID: L00976663
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 2.06640 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 156.950 MHz, 4.14740 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2005, Expiration Date: 05/04/2015
    Registrant: Paul E Bennett, 89 Paradise Ave, Middletown, RI 02840, Phone: (401) 847-1329
  • New Port State Airport (Lat: 41.530944 Lon: -71.282000), Call Sign: WKK8, Licensee ID: L00071899
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2002, Expiration Date: 10/20/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2007
    Registrant: State Of Rhode Island, 210 Airport St, North Kingstown, RI 02852

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Middletown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Middletown)

Businesses in Middletown, RI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Marshalls1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Applebee's1New Balance1
Ascend Collection1Nike1
AutoZone1Penske1
BMW1Quality1
Bed Bath & Beyond1RadioShack1
Burger King1Ramada1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Decora Cabinetry4Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts2Shaw's1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Staples1
GNC2Starbucks1
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Travelodge1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Howard Johnson1UPS5
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
Knights Inn1YMCA1
Marriott2
Browse common businesses in Middletown, RI

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