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Midland, NC
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Midland profile


Living in Midland



Midland is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,917 people and two associated neighborhoods, Midland is the 169th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Midland, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Midland, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Midland’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Midland does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $101,220.00.

Midland real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Midland house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.89% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Midland is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Midland’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Midland, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.53 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Midland is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.08% of adults in Midland have a college degree.

The per capita income in Midland in 2018 was $36,259, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,036 for a family of four. However, Midland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Midland is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Midland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.18% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Midland include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and African.

The most common language spoken in Midland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.


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