• Midland, TX Community Profile

    Population year total change

    1990 89,443
    2000 94,996 + 6.2%
    2010 111,147 + 17.0%

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau

    Distance to Major Cities

    (Highway Miles)

    Lubbock, Texas 119
    Abilene, Texas 148
    Amarillo, Texas 238
    Wichita Falls, Texas 288
    San Antonio, Texas 329
    Dallas, Texas 330
    Austin, Texas 336
    Santa Fe, N.M 410
    Albuquerque, N.M 417
    Oklahoma City, Okla 424
    Houston, Texas 496

    Source: Rand McNally

    Household Income

    median mean

    City of Midland $52,054 $77,856
    Midland County $52,611 $77,289
    Texas $48,199 $67,236
    United States $51,425 $70,096

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005–2009 American Community Survey

    Climate

    Days above 32°F 61.8%
    Average yearly days with more than 1 inch of snowfall 2
    Average yearly days without precipitation 355
    Average yearly rainfall 14.8 inches
    Average coolest month January
    Average warmest month July
    Average wettest month September
    Highest recorded temperature 116°F (1994)
    Lowest recorded temperature –12°F (1962)

    Cost of Living

    Composite 91.1
    Groceries 92.6
    Housing 91.7
    Utilities 91.4
    Transportation 111.2
    Health care 99.6
    Miscellaneous 82.7

    U.S. average for all indices is 100.0.
    Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index, 2Q2011

    Taxation

    Property, 2011
    per $100 assessed value

    Midland, County $0.211805
    Midland, City $0.47285
    Midland ISD $1.14505
    Special Districts (hospitals, colleges, etc.) $0.60023
    TOTAL $2.42994

    Source: Midland Central Appraisal District

    Sales, 2011

    City 1.5%
    County 0.5%
    State 6.25%
    TOTAL 8.25%

    Source: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

    For more information visit http://midlandtxedc.com/about-midland

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