Statewide Claims to Fame

Midland is 17th in Texas out of 326 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Midland is 20th in Texas out of 337 other cities in Retail sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Midland Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 119,385 26th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 72.1 21st 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,542.2 184th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Midland Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.2% 164th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.2% 219th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.3% 193rd 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Midland Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.5% 174th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 25.3% 125th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Midland Rank Texas US
Race - White 75.5% 208th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 7.9% 172nd 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 155th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 163rd 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 248th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 189th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 37.6% 140th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 51.9% 204th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Midland Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.3% 179th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 8.7% 222nd 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Midland Rank Texas US
Housing units 44,708 27th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.7% 87th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 40,562 26th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 67.1% 191st 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $139,400 110th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.7 263rd 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Midland Rank Texas US
Income per capita $32,672 59th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $57,399 116th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.4% 253rd 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Midland Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 13,791 17th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $2,137,561 20th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $20,685 87th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $246,666 25th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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