Midlothian is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 33,532 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Midlothian is the 141st largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Midlothian was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Midlothian economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Midlothian, where the median household income is $95,306.00.
Midlothian real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Midlothian house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Midlothian isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Midlothian are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Midlothian is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midlothian who work in office and administrative support (14.24%), sales jobs (12.89%), and management occupations (11.01%).
Also of interest is that Midlothian has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Midlothian 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 city’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, Midlothian’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Midlothian, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.53 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Midlothian citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.65% of adults in Midlothian have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Midlothian in 2018 was $35,084, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $140,336 for a family of four.
Midlothian is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Midlothian home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Midlothian residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Midlothian also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Midlothian include German, Irish, English, French, and European.
The most common language spoken in Midlothian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.