Midland County, TX

162,565 Population
900.3 square miles 180.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
Ranked 27th Highest in TX
Population Density
180.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.4%
was 49.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.1%
was 12.2%
Ranked 18th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
28.7%
was 27.8%
Ranked 5th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
10.3%
was 9.8%
Ranked 45th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.4
was 3.5
Ranked 4th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
8.3%
was 6.8%
Ranked 4th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$71,424
was $81,064
Ranked 7th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.8
46
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
3,273
Ranked 13th Highest in TX
Patents per 100,000
20
Ranked 28th Highest in TX

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.2
was 0.7
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Violent Crimes per 100,000
47.7
was 36.3
Ranked 148th Highest in TX
Property Crimes per 100,000
454.5
was 480.0
Ranked 153rd Highest in TX

 Housing

Total Housing Units
60,500
was 59,512
Ranked 25th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$1,143
was $1,196
Ranked 6th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
1,824
was 1,009
 
Occupied Housing Units
56,178
was 56,280
 
Homeownership Rate
62.4%
was 70.2%
Ranked 30th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
732
was 599
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
67.2
was 66.1
Ranked 31st Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.0%
was 16.2%
Ranked 45th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
1,092
was 410
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.8
Ranked 18th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
32.5
was 18.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
12.0
was 6.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
85.6%
was 88.2%
Ranked 51st Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
77.4%
Ranked 33rd Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.7%
was 85.5%
Ranked 32nd Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
26.5%
was 26.4%
Ranked 20th Highest in TX

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