Midland is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 132,950 people and 26 constituent neighborhoods, Midland is the 29th largest community in Texas.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Midland who work in office and administrative support (15.13%), sales jobs (11.29%), and management occupations (9.83%).
The percentage of people in Midland who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.26% of adults in Midland have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Midland in 2010 was $35,604, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,416 for a family of four. However, Midland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Midland is an extremely 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 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 41.73% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Midland include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Midland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.