Midland City is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,350 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Midland City is the 187th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Midland City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Midland City is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midland City who work in sales jobs (19.63%), office and administrative support (12.20%), and management occupations (10.48%).
Being a small town, Midland City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Midland City is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.42% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Midland City in 2010 was $19,331, 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 $77,324 for a family of four. However, Midland City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Midland City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.72% 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, German, Irish, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Midland City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.