Midland, TX 79706 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Midland, TX 79706

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 466
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,299
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 147
  • County: Midland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.989, Longitude -102.074
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

79706 ZIP Code Profile Overview

  1. The Data section of the 79706 Profile (this page) specifies the USPS Preferred City Name plus any additional city names they associate with this ZIP Code and Primary 79706 ZIP Code Data (see above). This page also has current Demographic Data for 79706 and Peer Comparison Data to other Texas ZIP Codes.
  2. The Maps section shows the Boundary Map for ZIP Code 79706.
  3. The Photos section shows photos taken in and around Midland, TX 79706. The location of the photos (availiable in 2 sizes) are displayed on a map.
  4. The Schools section displays either a list of schools in Midland, TX 79706 or a link to Midland County schools.
  5. The Jobs section is a Jobs and Employment Center for Midland, TX 79706 with a searchable database of local area employment opportunities.

Midland, TX 79706 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 22,190
Population in Households 22,091
Population in Familes 19,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 7,694
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 5,962
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,251 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,443 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 461 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $140,766
Average Home Value $177,660


Median Household Income $52,734
Average Household Income $66,623
Per Capita Income $23,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 3.53% 3.68%
Households 3.76% 3.86%
Families 3.6% 3.73%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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 Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares 79706 to the other 1,831 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 485 74th
Population Density1 # 1157 37th
Diversity Index2 # 457 75th
Median Household Income # 631 66th
Per Capita Income # 931 49th

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