• Midland At-A-Glance

    Population year total change

    1990 89,443
    2000 94,996 + 6.2%
    2010 111,147 + 17.0%
    2015 126.497 + 13.8%

    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 

    City of Midland (2016) $73,292
    Midland County (2015) $68,806
    Texas (2016) $55,352
    United States (2014) $53,657

    Source: Midland Development Corporation

    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 97.3
    Groceries 88.2
    Housing 82.4
    Utilities 96.1
    Transportation 112.2
    Health care 93.0
    Miscellaneous 109.3

    U.S. average for all indices is 100.0.
    Source: Cost of Living Index published by C2ER (The Council for Community and Economic Research)

    Taxation

    Property, 2016
    per $100 assessed value

    Midland, County $0.168421
    Midland, City $0.38048
    Midland ISD $1.14005
    Special Districts (hospitals, colleges, etc.) $0.46377
    TOTAL $2.15272

    Source: Midland Central Appraisal District

    Sales, 2016

    City 1.5%
    County 0.5%
    State 6.25%
    TOTAL 8.2%

    Source: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

    For more information visit Midland Development Corporation's Community Profile Guide

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