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 2018:172,578More data
Estimate 2017:165,386 
Estimate 2016:163,862 
Estimate 2015:162,359 
Estimate 2014:156,787 
Estimate 2013:152,395 
Estimate 2012:147,356 
Estimate 2011:140,227 
Census 2010:136,872More data
Census 2000:116,009More data
Population of the County Seat (Midland)
Census 2010:111,147 
Census 2000:94,996 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN MIDLAND COUNTY - 2018 (Census Bureau)
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.):142,344 
Odessa city (pt.):2,125 
GENERAL INFORMATION
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
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:45.3%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:44.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:28.6%More data
65 and Older:10.3%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:32.0More data
Income
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, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:83.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:26.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$75,220More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$69,844 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$64,066 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$65,029 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$68,568 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:2.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.140000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$29,099,178,571More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$27,249,252,840More data
Total Actual Levy:$38,148,954More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$60,086,614More data
CY 2017:$39,892,020 
CY 2016:$30,683,035 
CY 2015:$39,679,735 
CY 2014:$44,991,854 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN MIDLAND COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:27.690More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:135.528More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:128.993More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:110.493More data
On-System Subtotal:402.704More data
City Streets:631.717More data
Certified County Roads:370.550More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,002.267More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,404.971More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:110.760More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:473.560More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:264.406More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:230.076More data
On-System Subtotal:1,078.802More data
City Streets:1,382.905More data
Certified County Roads:742.763More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,125.668More data
County Total:3,204.470More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL 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):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.