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. 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 $72,126.00.
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 (15.05%), management occupations (12.16%), and teaching (11.35%).
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 32.27 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Midlothian doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Midlothian is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.12% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Midlothian in 2010 was $28,251, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,004 for a family of four. However, Midlothian contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 11.69% 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.