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Middletown, Virginia

Middletown, Virginia
Town
The Wayside Inn (1797) in Middletown, Virginia.
The Wayside Inn (1797) in Middletown, Virginia.
Location of Middletown, Virginia
Location of Middletown, Virginia
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Virginia
County Frederick
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,015
 • Density 1,851.9/sq mi (715.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 22645
Area code(s) 540
FIPS code 51-51512[1]
GNIS feature ID 1495940[2]

Middletown is a town in Frederick County, Virginia, United States. The population was 1,265 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • References 4

History

St. Thomas Chapel are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2012 the town of Middletown elected the youngest Mayor in Frederick County history at the age of 24, Charles Hamilton Harbaugh IV. [3]

Geography

Middletown is located at (39.027989, -78.279273).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

At the 2000 census,[1] there were 1,015 people, 409 households and 280 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,851.9 per square mile (712.5/km²). There were 432 housing units at an average density of 788.2 per square mile (303.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.69% White, 4.43% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.30% Pacific Islander, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.

There were 409 households of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.96.

26.7% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 89.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.0 males.

The median household income was $36,538 and the median family income was $42,031. Males had a median income of $30,893 and females $23,125. The per capita income was $18,613. About 6.8% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 11.9% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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