Midland County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:177,108More data
Estimate 2022:172,019 
Estimate 2021:168,257 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.169,983More data
Census 2010:136,872More data
Census 2000:116,009More data
Population of the County Seat (Midland)
Census 2020:132,524 
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.):138,359More data
Odessa city (pt.):4,080More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:900.4More data
Water Area:1.6More data
Total Area:902.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:188.79More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:86.28More data
Percent Rural:13.72More data
Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:48.9%More data
Race - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:7.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:40.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:6.4%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:29.2%More data
65 and Older:10.4%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:32.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$145,089More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$24,955,132,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$81,187More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment (open in new window)»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:84.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:29.4% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$92,600More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$86,955 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$80,120 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$77,806 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$78,610 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:2.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.131112More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$56,068,107,706More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$53,677,690,818More data
Total Actual Levy:$70,377,894More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2023:$76,844,492More data
CY 2022:$64,483,166 
CY 2021:$43,335,436 
CY 2020:$45,299,833 
CY 2019:$63,280,599 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:27.691More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:135.592More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:129.078More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:110.504More data
On-System Subtotal:402.865More data
City Streets:697.416More data
Certified County Roads:487.377More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,184.793More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,587.658More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:110.764More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:472.495More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:264.576More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:230.098More data
On-System Subtotal:1,077.933More data
City Streets:1,515.607More data
Certified County Roads:974.870More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,490.477More data
County Total:3,568.410More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2022»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Midland County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.