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Middlesex is a township in Cumberland County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Middlesex. For links to other places called Middlesex, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Middlesex is 40.216N. The longitude is -77.116W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,669.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Middlesex demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17055 ZIP code.
39% of Middlesex residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Middlesex ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Middlesex was $24,902, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Middlesex residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Middlesex, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $404. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,230.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Middlesex political report.
The average commute time for Middlesex workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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