Middletown, Delaware County, New York

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Middletown, New York
The Erpf House in Arkville
The Erpf House in Arkville
Middletown is located in New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°10′9″N 74°36′38″W / 42.16917°N 74.61056°W / 42.16917; -74.61056Coordinates: 42°10′9″N 74°36′38″W / 42.16917°N 74.61056°W / 42.16917; -74.61056
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
 • TypeTown Council
 • Town SupervisorMarjorie Miller (D)
 • Town Council
 • Total97.3 sq mi (252.0 km2)
 • Land96.7 sq mi (250.4 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
1,345 ft (410 m)
 • Total3,750
 • Density39/sq mi (15.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
12406 (Arkville)
12430 (Fleischmanns)
12438 (Halcottsville)
12455 (Margaretville)
Area code(s)845
FIPS code36-47031
GNIS feature ID0979216

Middletown is a town in Delaware County, New York, United States. The population was 3,759 at the 2010 census.[1] The town is in the southeast part of the county.


The town was formed from parts of the towns of Rochester and Woodstock in 1789 before the formation of Delaware County. The area of the original town has been reduced by the formation of new towns.


The southeast town line is the border of Ulster County, and the northeast town line is the border of Greene County. The eastern part of the town is in the Catskill Park.

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.[1] The East Branch Delaware River flows from northeast to southwest across the town.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20143,644[2]−2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] 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[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Middletown town, Delaware County, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 6, 2015.
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Archived from the original on May 23, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ a b c National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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