Middleton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 8,466 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Middleton is the 31st largest community in Idaho. Much of the housing stock in Middleton was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Middleton economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Middleton, where the median household income is $52,522.00.
Unlike some cities, Middleton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Middleton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Middleton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Middleton who work in office and administrative support (16.45%), sales jobs (11.72%), and management occupations (9.02%).
Also of interest is that Middleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Middleton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.14% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Middleton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Middleton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Middleton are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.26% of adults in Middleton having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Middleton in 2018 was $21,080, which is middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,320 for a family of four. However, Middleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Middleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Middleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Middleton include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Middleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.