Midlothian is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 22,318 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Midlothian is the 141st largest community in Texas. Midlothian has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Midlothian, where the median household income is $74,881.00.
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 (17.19%), management occupations (12.29%), and sales jobs (12.21%).
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.
Because of many things, Midlothian is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Midlothian really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Midlothian perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Midlothian, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.85 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Midlothian is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of Midlothian is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.46% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Midlothian in 2010 was $29,258, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,032 for a family of four. However, Midlothian contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 14.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Midlothian include Irish, English, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in Midlothian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.