Greater Midland, Permian Basin, TX Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Midland?

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There are 74,218 residents in Midland, with a median age of 32.3. Of this, 50.6% are males and 49.41% are females. US-born citizens make up 88.95% of the resident pool in Midland, while non-US-born citizens account for 5.03%. Additionally, 6.02% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 61,945 people in Midland currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 74,218 0.9%
Male Population 37,551 2.6%
Female Population 36,668 -0.8%
Male population 50.6%
Female population 49.41%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 32.3 0.6%
Citizen US Born 66,014 2.6%
Citizen not US Born 3,734 -1.8%
Not Citizen 4,470 -17.3%
Citizen US Born 88.95%
Citizen not US Born 5.03%
Not Citizen 6.02%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 445 -31.0%
Moved from Same County 5,507 -3.0%
Moved from Same State 3,951 7.1%
Moved from Different State 1,355 -28.2%
Same House as Last Year 61,945 1.9%
Moved from Abroad 0.61%
Moved from Same County 7.52%
Moved from Same State 5.4%
Moved from Different State 1.85%
Same House as Last Year 84.62%

What are the employment statistics in Midland?

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White-collar workers make up 75.53% of the working population in Midland, while blue-collar employees account for 24.47%. There are also 4,633 entrepreneurs in Midland (12.29% of the workforce); 27,522 workers employed in private companies (73.01%); and 3,203 people working in governmental institutions (8.5%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 28,471 5.7%
Blue Collar 9,226 1.9%
White Collar 75.53%
Blue Collar 24.47%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 4,633 17.4%
Private Companies 27,522 3.5%
Governmental Workers 3,203 9.2%
Not for Profit Companies 2,339 -7.8%
Self Employees 12.29%
Private Companies 73.01%
Governmental Workers 8.5%
Not for Profit Companies 6.2%

How many households are there in Midland?

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There are a total of 28,181 households in Midland, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 70.02% of these Midland households, while non-family units account for the remaining 29.98%. Additionally, 41.12% of households have children and 58.88% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 28,181 11.7%
Average People Per Household 3 -7.1%
Family Households 19,732 13.4%
Non-family Households 8,449 7.8%
Family Households 70.02%
Non-family Households 29.98%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 11,587 12.3%
Households without Children 16,594 11.2%
Households with Children 41.12%
Households without Children 58.88%

What are the median and average incomes in Midland?

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The average annual household income in Midland is $120,624, while the median household income sits at $100,243 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $103,552, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $122,355. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $39,076 and $60,284, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $120,624 11.6%
Median Household Income $100,243 5.5%
People below Poverty Level 6,916 21.8%
People above Poverty Level 65,867 -0.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Midland?

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There are 30,235 housing units in Midland, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1990. Of the 28,181 occupied housing units in Midland, 70.13% are owner-occupied, while 29.87% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 59.37% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $301,300. In general, housing costs reach $1,419 per month in Midland.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 30,235 12.4%
Median Year Built 1990 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 156 4.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 397 81.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,796 9.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,619 -14.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,873 8.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 6,698 16.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 5,461 6.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 4,285 12.5%
Built between 2010 and 2019 6,893 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 60 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 28,181 11.7%
Owner Occupied 19,762 12.7%
Renter Occupied 8,419 9.4%
Owner Occupied 70.13%
Renter Occupied 29.87%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 11,732 15.5%
Without Mortgage 8,030 8.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $301,300 5.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $246,300 -1.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,419 4.7%
With Mortgage 59.37%
Without Mortgage 40.63%

What is the level of education in Midland?

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Approximately 31.82% of the population in Midland holds a high school degree (that's 17,705 residents), while 27.88% have attained a college certificate (15,516 locals) and 19.77% have a bachelor's degree (10,999 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,815 -20.6%
Some High School 17,705 -0.1%
Some College 15,516 3.9%
Associate Degree 4,812 4.8%
Bachelor's Degree 10,999 1.5%
Graduate Degree 4,801 16.2%
No High School 3.26%
Some High School 31.82%
Some College 27.88%
Associate Degree 8.65%
Bachelor's Degree 19.77%
Graduate Degree 8.63%

What is the marital status of Midland residents?

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A total of 15,267 people in Midland have never been married (which represents 27.03% of the total population), while 33,036 of them are wedded (58.5%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 546 (0.97%) and 5,241 (9.28%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 15,267 -1.7%
Married 33,036 7.9%
Separated 546 -14.9%
Widowed 2,386 -17.2%
Divorced 5,241 -13.4%
Never Married 27.03%
Married 58.5%
Separated 0.97%
Widowed 4.22%
Divorced 9.28%

What are the most common means of transportation in Midland?

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The top three means of transportation people in Midland use to get to work are: car, walking and bicycle. A total of 34,733 residents commute by car, 454 prefer going to work by walking and 77 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 34,733 4.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 37 -9.8%
Bicycle 77 196.2%
Motorcycle 15 -6.2%
Walk 454 -10.4%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 79705 79706 79707