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Middletown is a city in Butler County, in the Cincinnati metro area. (The community straddles Butler and Warren counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for its location between Cincinnati and Dayton.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Middletown. For links to other places called Middletown, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Middletown is 39.515N. The longitude is -84.398W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 51,941.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$36,215
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Middletown demographic reports
Middletown is on the Great Miami River.
American Rolling Mill Company began operation here in 1901; steel production increased dramatically during World War I.
Public transportation: Middletown Transit System (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 166. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Jerry Lucas, basketball player
Local festivals include:
  • Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival - July 20-22, 2007
  • Middfest International - Oct. 5-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Middletown web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Middletown Lyric Theatre
Historic sites and museums: Canal Museum
Colleges and universities: Miami University-Middletown, Southwestern College of Business
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 73
Quotes:
The smoking stacks in the southern part of the city, new buildings, and the general lusty, industrial atmosphere make Middletown seem a raw, twentieth-century boom-town.
-- WPA Guide to Ohio, 1940

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Middletown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Butler County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hamilton-Middletown area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45050 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Middletown residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $19,773, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Middletown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Middletown include South Main Street District (Middletown) ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Middletown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $414.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $865.


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Libraries in Middletown include Middletown Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Middletown include Middletown Journal

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Politics

Butler County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Middletown political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Middletown workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 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 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
OH communities formerly known as Middletown:
  �Dalton, Wayne County
  �Somerset, Perry County

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“ The smoking stacks in the southern part of the city, new buildings, and the general lusty, industrial atmosphere make Middletown seem a raw, twentieth-century boom-town. ”
~ WPA Guide to Ohio, 1940

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