Midland, TX 79706 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79706: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Midland, TX 79706

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 502
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,875
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 247
  • County: Midland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.989, Longitude -102.074
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79706 has segments in 2 Counties (Midland, Upton).

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Midland, TX 79706 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 23,038
Population in Households 22,939
Population in Familes 20,324
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 7,850
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 6,117
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,462 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,388 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 510 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $152,135
Average Home Value $189,222


Median Household Income $59,932
Average Household Income $72,126
Per Capita Income $24,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.9% 3.03%
Households 4.0% 3.1%
Families 3.89% 3.03%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Midland, TX 79706 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79706 to the other 1,850 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 473 74th
Population Density1 # 1153 38th
Diversity Index2 # 447 76th
Median Household Income # 458 75th
Per Capita Income # 840 55th

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