Middleville, New York

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Middleville, New York
Looking north toward Middleville as New York State Route 169 ends.
Looking north toward Middleville as New York State Route 169 ends.
Middleville is located in New York
Middleville is located in the United States
Coordinates: 43°8′18″N 74°58′10″W / 43.13833°N 74.96944°W / 43.13833; -74.96944Coordinates: 43°8′18″N 74°58′10″W / 43.13833°N 74.96944°W / 43.13833; -74.96944
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
TownsFairfield, Newport
 • Total0.82 sq mi (2.11 km2)
 • Land0.77 sq mi (1.98 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
597 ft (182 m)
 • Total512
 • Estimate 
 • Density636.60/sq mi (245.78/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)315
FIPS code36-47108
GNIS feature ID0957158

Middleville is a village in Herkimer County, New York, United States. The population was 512 at the 2010 census.[3]

Middleville sits on both sides of West Canada Creek, the boundary of the towns of Newport and Fairfield. The village is about 8.5 miles (13.7 km) north of the village of Herkimer and is approximately 17 miles (27 km) east of Utica.


Perspective map of Middleville with list of landmarks published in 1890 by L.R. Burleigh

The community was first settled around 1806. People settled on the land purchased by Sheffield Kenyon and built houses and industries. The village was incorporated in 1890, ten years after the railroad arrived.

The Lalino Stone Arch Bridge and Route 29 Stone Arch Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


Middleville is located in central Herkimer County at 43°8′18″N 74°58′10″W / 43.13833°N 74.96944°W / 43.13833; -74.96944 (43.138436, −74.969408).[5] According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2), of which 0.77 square miles (2.0 km2) are land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 6.11%, are water.[3]

West Canada Creek, a tributary of the Mohawk River, flows through the middle of the village. Maltanner Creek enters West Canada Creek from the east in the village.

New York State Route 28 (North Main Street/Bridge Street), New York State Route 29 (Fairfield Street), and New York State Route 169 (South Main Street) intersect in the village. NY 29 has its western terminus and NY 169 has its northern terminus at that intersection. NY 28 leads south to Herkimer village and north 8 miles (13 km) to Poland. NY 29 leads east 12 miles (19 km) to Dolgeville, and NY 169 leads southeast 9 miles (14 km) to Little Falls.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)487[2]−4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 550 people, 201 households, and 139 families residing in the village. The population density was 739.2 people per square mile (287.0/km2). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 301.1 per square mile (116.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.09% White, 1.27% African American, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 201 households, out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.4% 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 3.04.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 22.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,231, and the median income for a family was $42,727. Males had a median income of $34,306 versus $22,727 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,499. About 4.4% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Middleville village, New York". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.

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