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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Midlothian, 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 Midlothian, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Midlothian’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Midlothian does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Midlothian is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Midlothian, the average commute to work is 32.53 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The overall 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, and the average American community has 21.84%.
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.