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 2019:176,832More data
Estimate 2018:172,505 
Estimate 2017:165,318 
Estimate 2016:163,850 
Estimate 2015:162,328 
Estimate 2014:156,725 
Estimate 2013:152,356 
Estimate 2012:147,332 
Estimate 2011:140,224 
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.):146,038More data
Odessa city (pt.):2,166More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:900.4More data
Water Area:1.6More data
Total Area:902.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:152.01More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:87.71More data
Percent Rural:12.29More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:45.2%More data
Race - 2019 (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:2.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:45.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.1%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
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$124,455More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$21,478,156,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$80,189More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:27.4% 
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 - 2019:2.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.5 
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 2019:$63,280,599More data
CY 2018:$60,086,614 
CY 2017:$39,892,020 
CY 2016:$30,683,035 
CY 2015:$39,679,735 
Centerline Miles - 2018
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:128.992More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:110.493More data
On-System Subtotal:402.703More 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:1,404.970More data
Lane Miles - 2018
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:264.404More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:230.076More data
On-System Subtotal:1,078.800More 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:3,204.468More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
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.