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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

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