Midland County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2017:165,049More data
Estimate 2016:163,473 
Estimate 2015:162,012 
Estimate 2014:156,564 
Estimate 2013:152,319 
Estimate 2012:147,270 
Estimate 2011:140,172 
Census 2010:136,872More data
Census 2000:116,009More data
Population of the County Seat (Midland)
Census 2010:111,147 
Census 2000:94,996 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Midland city (pt.):136,089More data
Odessa city (pt.):2,034More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:900.3More data
Water Area:1.8More data
Total Area:902.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:152.03More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:87.71More data
Percent Rural:12.29More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:45.0%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:45.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:5.9%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:28.4%More data
65 and Older:10.4%More data
85 and Older:1.6%More data
Median Age:32.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$75,002More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$12,379,069,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$76,307More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:15.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:83.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:26.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$69,874More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$64,066 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$65,029 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$68,568 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$62,460 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:3.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.153169More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$25,484,388,774More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$23,850,575,920More data
Total Actual Levy:$36,531,689More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$39,892,020More data
CY 2016:$30,683,035 
CY 2015:$39,679,735 
CY 2014:$44,991,854 
CY 2013:$37,130,312 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:27.688More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:135.064More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:129.337More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:108.712More data
On-System Subtotal:400.801More data
City Streets:631.725More data
Certified County Roads:367.103More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:998.828More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,399.629More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:110.752More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:473.015More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:265.122More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:226.514More data
On-System Subtotal:1,075.403More data
City Streets:1,382.914More data
Certified County Roads:735.867More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,118.781More data
County Total:3,194.184More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Midland County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Midland County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Midland County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Midland County»

Special Districts in Midland County.
School Districts in Midland County.
History of City Tax Rates in Midland County.

Airports in Midland County.
Hospitals in Midland County.
Prisons in Midland County.