Middletown, Delaware - Facts & Figures
Middletown's commerce has grown accordingly. National retail and food chain stores have opened locations in the area, with significant growth along the U.S. 301 corridor. An Amazon.com fulfillment center is located in Middletown. This growth is more characteristic of suburban sprawl, a stark difference from Middletown's historic growth patterns.
As a result of the rapid growth of the area, Middletown established its own police force, The Middletown Police Department, on July 2, 2007. The police department officially began on October 3, 2007 with a foundation of 20 officers from surrounding Delaware police departments.
- Population: 20,876
- Industries: Manufacturing
- Area Codes: 302
- ZIP Codes: 19709
- Surrounding Cities: Smyrna, DE , Elkton, MD, Brookside, DE , Newark, DE , New Castle, DE