Middle Village is a mainly residential neighborhood in the central section of Queens, bounded to the north by the Long Island Expressway (LIE), to the east by Woodhaven Boulevard, to the south by Cooper Avenue and the Montauk Branch railroad tracks, and to the west by Mount Olivet Cemetery. A small trapezoid-shaped area bounded by Mt.Olivet Crescent to the east, Fresh Pond Road to the west, Eliot Avenue to the north, and Metropolitan Avenue to the south, is often counted as part of Middle Village but is sometimes considered part of nearby Ridgewood.
Middle Village is bordered by the neighborhoods of Elmhurst to the north, Maspeth and Ridgewood to the west, Glendale to the south, and Rego Park to the east. Housing in the neighborhood is largely single-family homes with many attached homes, and small apartment buildings.
Middle Village is located in Queens Community District 5 and its zip code is 11378. It is patrolled by the NYC Police Department's 104th Precinct. Politically, Middle Village is represented by the NYC Council's 29th and 30th Districts.