Midland, TX

134,613 Population
73 square miles 1,753.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
Ranked 23rd Highest in TX
Population Density
1,753.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.2%
was 49.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.8%
was 9.2%
Ranked 40th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
27.7%
was 26.9%
Ranked 22nd Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
10.7%
was 10.4%
Ranked 32nd Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.4
was 3.3
Ranked 1st Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
9.6%
was 10.3%
Ranked 17th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$71,500
was $69,530
Ranked 15th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.9
51.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5.3
was 4.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
315.9
was 286.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,549.3
was 2,610.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
50,138
was 46,423
Ranked 25th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$1,122
was $1,089
Ranked 18th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
1,824
was 1,009
 
Occupied Housing Units
46,915
was 43,231
 
Homeownership Rate
58.8%
was 60.0%
Ranked 24th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
732
was 599
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
674.2
was 638.9
Ranked 45th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
14.3%
was 15.6%
Ranked 43rd Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
1,092
was 410
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
Ranked 30th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
39.3
was 22.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
14.7
was 8.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
85.1%
was 81.0%
Ranked 53rd Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
75.8%
Ranked 34th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.2%
was 83.2%
Ranked 29th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.7%
was 28.4%
Ranked 29th Highest in TX

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