Midland's Vibrant Community: Rising Population Trends and a Promising Future

Contrary to misconceptions, Midland is experiencing a notable increase in population. Midland is not just growing; it continues to evolve into a dynamic tapestry of cultures and backgrounds. The blend of residents from different walks of life is the cornerstone of Midland's strength. As we examine the data, it is clear that growth and exciting opportunities are on the horizon.

Demographic Profile   
The Midland, TX, MSA population was 176,914 per American Community Survey data for 2016-2020. As of July 1, 2023, the Midland MSA is estimated to be at 182,324, an increase of 4% from 2020. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, the Midland MSA has a civilian labor force of 116,498. The median age in Midland is 32. The median household income in the Midland, TX MSA is $82,835, and the median house value is $230,560.

A Growing Community

Midland, Texas, situated in the heart of West Texas, is on the rise. Our community's resilience and adaptability have fueled substantial population growth; the numbers tell an impressive story.


Midland, TX

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Midland County, TX


Estimated Population

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(data from https://data.census.gov/profile/Midland_County,_Texas?g=050XX00US48329)

As of July 1, 2023, within the city limits of Midland, the population is 138,397, showcasing a remarkable 4.4% growth from April 2020. Similarly, Midland County has experienced a 4.4% increase during the same period, with the population reaching 177,108. These numbers underscore the upward trajectory of our city's growth.