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Middletown is a city in Orange County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Middletown. For links to other places called Middletown, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Middletown is 41.445N. The longitude is -74.423W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 558 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,863.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Middletown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10940 ZIP code.
10% of Middletown residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Middletown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Middletown was $18,947, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Middletown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Middletown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $604. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,240.
Libraries in Middletown include Middletown Thrall Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Middletown include Middletown Times Herald-Record
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WOSR.
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Middletown political report.
The average commute time for Middletown workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Middletown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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