Midland, TX

Midland profile

Living in Midland

Midland is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 132,524 people and 36 constituent neighborhoods, Midland is the 27th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities, Midland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Midland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Midland is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midland who work in sales jobs (12.03%), management occupations (11.75%), and office and administrative support (9.55%).

The education level of Midland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.24% of adults in Midland have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Midland in 2018 was $41,077, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,308 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Midland, accounting for 45.39% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Midland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Midland include English, Irish, German, French, and Scottish.

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