Midland, TX

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
174,621
1.42% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.2
0.625% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.9%
1.97% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$89,345
1.75% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$270,900
11.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
88,196
1.49% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Midland, TX had a population of 175k people with a median age of 32.2 and a median household income of $89,345. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Midland, TX grew from 172,177 to 174,621, a 1.42% increase and its median household income grew from $87,812 to $89,345, a 1.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Midland, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.5%), White (Hispanic) (23.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (11.9%), Other (Hispanic) (10.8%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.99%).

None of the households in Midland, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.2% of the residents in Midland, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Midland, TX are Midland College (995 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Midland, TX was $270,900, and the homeownership rate was 66.8%.

Most people in Midland, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Midland, TX was 2 cars per household.

Midland, TX borders Andrews, TX, Big Spring, TX, Lamesa, TX, and Odessa, TX.

Population & Diversity

Midland, TX is home to a population of 175k people, from which 92.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.5% of Midland, TX residents were born outside of the country (23.6k people).

In 2022, there were 1.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (74.1k people) in Midland, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41k White (Hispanic) and 20.8k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.2%
2022 Citizenship
91.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.2% of Midland, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Midland, TX was 91.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Midland, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    74.1k ± 310
  2. White (Hispanic)
    41k ± 3.38k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    20.8k ± 2.74k
47.2%
Hispanic Population
82.4k people

In 2022, there were 1.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (74.1k people) in Midland, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41k White (Hispanic) and 20.8k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

47.2% of the people in Midland, TX are hispanic (82.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Midland, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
23.6k people
13.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
23.5k people

As of 2022, 13.5% of Midland, TX residents (23.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Midland, TX was 13.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,384 ± 588
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,342 ± 430
  3. Vietnam
    1,297 ± 293

Midland, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.78 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Midland, TX employs 88.2k people. The largest industries in Midland, TX are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (16,876 people), Retail Trade (11,113 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,300 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($92,563), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($91,298), and Wholesale Trade ($83,514).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

88.2k
2022 Value
± 3,187
1.49%
1 Year growth
± 5.11%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Midland, TX grew at a rate of 1.49%, from 86.9k employees to 88.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Midland, TX, are Management Occupations (11,787 people), Sales & Related Occupations (10,633 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,873 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Midland, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

88.2k
2022 Value
± 3,187
1.49%
1 Year growth
± 5.11%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Midland, TX grew at a rate of 1.49%, from 86.9k employees to 88.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Midland, TX, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (16,876 people), Retail Trade (11,113 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,300 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Midland, TX, though some of these residents may live in Midland, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$68,052
Median earning men ± $3,946
$40,963
Median earning women ± $2,313

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($107,629), Wholesale Trade ($86,085), and Manufacturing ($84,197).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($73,813), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,559), and Manufacturing ($60,038).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,488
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,396
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 961
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Midland, TX awarded 995 degrees. The student population of Midland, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,201 male students and 3,203 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Midland, TX are Hispanic or Latino (595 and 61.8%), followed by White (275 and 28.6%), Black or African American (60 and 6.23%), and Asian (15 and 1.56%).

The largest universities in Midland, TX by number of degrees awarded are Midland College (995 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Midland, TX are General Studies (258 and 25.9%), General Health Services (87 and 8.74%), and General Business (76 and 7.64%).

The median tuition cost in Midland, TX for a public four year colleges is $3,750 for in-state students and $4,980 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,404 students enrolled in Midland, TX, 40.7% men and 59.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 3,043 records, of which 60.8% were women and 39.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 46 degrees awarded
  2. 20 degrees awarded
  3. 258 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Midland, TX was Registered Nursing with 46 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Midland, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
995 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Midland College with 995 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 392 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Midland, TX, which is 0.65 times less than the 603 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 595 degrees mean that there were 2.16 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 275 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,750) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,816) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Midland, TX was $270,900 in 2022, which is 0.961 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $243,400 to $270,900, a 11.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Midland, TX is 66.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Midland, TX have an average commute time of 21 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Midland, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Midland, TX is $89,345. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Midland, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $121,303, followed by Collin County, TX and Glasscock County, TX, with respective values of $113,255 and $112,188.

Property

$270,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,643
$44,896
Median Property Taxes
±$2,172

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Midland, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Midland, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.8%
Homeownership
2022
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.8% of the housing units in Midland, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.2%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Midland, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Midland, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $121,303, followed by Collin County, TX and Glasscock County, TX, with respective values of $113,255 and $112,188.

The following map shows all of the counties in Midland, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$89,345
Median Household Income
± $5,068
67.2k
Number of Households
± 2,915

In 2022, the median household income of the 67.2k households in Midland, TX grew to $89,345 from the previous year's value of $87,812.

The following chart displays the households in Midland, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Midland, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.9%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.38%)

In 2022, 80.9% of workers in Midland, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who worked at home (5.38%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Midland, TX have a shorter commute time (21 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.71% of the workforce in Midland, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Midland, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Midland, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Midland, TX (18.9k out of 173k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Midland, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

84.6% of the population of Midland, TX has health coverage, with 57.3% on employee plans, 9.39% on Medicaid, 7.51% on Medicare, 9.28% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.4% under 18 years, 24.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

15.4%
Uninsured
57.3%
Employer Coverage
9.39%
Medicaid
7.51%
Medicare
9.28%
Non-Group
1.14%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Midland, TX declined by 3.8% from 16% to 15.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Midland, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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