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Middletown, Iowa
Location of Middletown, Iowa
Location of Middletown, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°49′41″N 91°15′37″W / 40.82806°N 91.26028°W / 40.82806; -91.26028Coordinates: 40°49′41″N 91°15′37″W / 40.82806°N 91.26028°W / 40.82806; -91.26028
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Des Moines
Area
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
722 ft (220 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 363
 • Density 662.1/sq mi (255.63/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52638
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-51735
GNIS feature ID 0459064
Current Mayor Devin E. Weyrick

Middletown is a city in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States. The population was 363 at the time of the 2020 census. It is part of the Burlington, IA–IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Middletown was laid out in 1846.

Geography

Middletown is located at 40°49′41″N 91°15′37″W / 40.82806°N 91.26028°W / 40.82806; -91.26028 (40.827925, -91.260347).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1920 112 —    
1930 126 +12.5%
1940 134 +6.3%
1950 229 +70.9%
1960 245 +7.0%
1970 443 +80.8%
1980 487 +9.9%
1990 386 −20.7%
2000 535 +38.6%
2010 318 −40.6%
2020 363 +14.2%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 318 people in 127 households, including 94 families, in the city. The population density was 521.3 inhabitants per square mile (201.3/km2). There were 148 housing units at an average density of 242.6 per square mile (93.7/km2). The racial makup of the city was 95.3% White, 1.6% African American, 1.6% Asian, 0.9% Pacific Islander, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3%.

Of the 127 households 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.0% were non-families. 22.8% of households were one person and 7.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age was 37.5 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

Education

Middletown is within the Burlington Community School District.

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