Middletown, Delaware County, New York facts for kids
|Middletown, New York|
The Erpf House in Arkville
|• Total||97.3 sq mi (252.0 km2)|
|• Land||96.7 sq mi (250.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)|
|Elevation||1,345 ft (410 m)|
|• Density||39/sq mi (15.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP codes||12406 (Arkville)
|GNIS feature ID||0979216|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 97.3 square miles (252.0 km2), of which 96.7 square miles (250.4 km2) is land and 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), or 0.64%, is water. The East Branch Delaware River flows from northeast to southwest across the town.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,051 people, 1,672 households, and 1,034 families residing in the town. The population density was 42.0 people per square mile (16.2/km²). There were 3,013 housing units at an average density of 31.3 per square mile (12.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.11% White, 0.64% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.72% Asian, 2.12% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.42% of the population.
There were 1,672 households out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.86.
In the town, the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 24.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $31,346, and the median income for a family was $36,818. Males had a median income of $26,418 versus $24,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,635. About 12.6% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.3% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.
Communities and locations in Middletown
- Arkville – The Pakatakan Artists Colony Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
- Fleischmanns – village
- Grant Mills
- Hanley Corner
- Kelly's Corners – The Hubbell Family Farm and Kelly's Corners Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.
- Margaretville – village
- New Kingston – The New Kingston Historic District, New Kingston Presbyterian Church, and Thomson Family Farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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