Midland City is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,386 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Midland City is the 187th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some towns, Midland City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Midland City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Midland City is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Midland City who work in sales jobs (13.89%), food service (13.89%), and teaching (8.41%).
As is often the case in a small town, Midland City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Midland City with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.37% of adults in Midland City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Midland City in 2010 was $17,437, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,748 for a family of four. Midland City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.50% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Midland City is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Midland City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Midland City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Midland City include English, Irish, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Midland City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Laotian and Spanish.