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Midland, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Midland had a population of 133,993 as of July 1, 2019. Midland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Midland is located at latitude 31.9973 and longitude -102.0779 in Midland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Midland encompass a land area of 73.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Midland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,779 feet.

The City of Midland (GNIS ID: 2411096) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Midland is located within Midland Division of Midland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Midland: Midway, Midway Station.

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Midland, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Midland, TX Housing Affordability Index is 151
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Midland, TX Wealth Index is 119
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 133,993
Population in Households 132,446
Population in Familes 111,056
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,547
Population Density 1,802
Diversity Index1 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,166
Average Household Income $100,718
Per Capita Income $37,678
Wealth Index3 119

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 52,793 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,558 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,545 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,690 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $235,218
Housing Affordability Index2 151
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 50,103
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 34,478
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.04% 1.62%
Households 1.95% 1.58%
Families 1.91% 1.54%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Midland, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Midland to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 26 99th
Population Density # 348 80th
Diversity Index # 180 90th
Median Household Income # 247 86th
Per Capita Income # 210 88th

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