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Middletown, Iowa
City
Location of Middletown, Iowa
Location of Middletown, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Des Moines
Area
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 318
 • Estimate (2012) 328
 • Density 521.3/sq mi (201.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52638
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-51735
GNIS feature ID 0459064

Middletown is a city in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States. The population was 318 at the 2010 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%
2014 336 +5.7%
2015 338 +0.6%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 318 people, 127 households, and 94 families residing 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 makeup 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 population.

There were 127 households of which 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 all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the city 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 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 535 people, 191 households, and 141 families residing in the city. The population density was 875.2 people per square mile (338.6/km²). There were 223 housing units at an average density of 364.8 per square mile (141.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.27% White, 2.62% African American, 1.31% Asian, 1.50% from other races, and 1.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.43% of the population.

There were 191 households out of which 41.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 18.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.92.

Age spread: 28.2% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,083, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $37,000 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,835. About 15.4% of families and 19.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.8% of those under age 18 and 16.0% of those age 65 or over.

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