Midland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 41,800 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Midland is the 35th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Midland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Midland is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midland who work in office and administrative support (13.64%), management occupations (10.63%), and sales jobs (8.78%).
Also of interest is that Midland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Midland are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.45% of adults in Midland have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Midland in 2010 was $34,147, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,588 for a family of four. However, Midland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Midland is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Midland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Midland residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Midland include German, English, Irish, Polish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Midland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.