Midland MSA has Nation's Highest Personal Income
14 Nov 2019
In 2018, personal income increased in 3,019 counties, decreased in 91, and was unchanged in 3, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Personal income increased 5.7 percent in the metropolitan portion of the United States and increased 4.8 percent in the nonmetropolitan portion (Table A). In metropolitan counties, the percent change in personal income ranged from -3.2 percent in Lynn County, Texas to 17.5 percent in Midland County, Texas. In nonmetropolitan counties, it ranged from -20.8 percent in Sherman County, Texas, to 64.5 percent in Issaquena County, Mississippi (BEA interactive data).
MDC makes investments in Midland’s futureNov 1 2019
Infrastructure, roads, education, healthcare, jobs: the Midland Development Corporation acts as an investment fund, making key contributions to projects and initiatives that would otherwise be unattainable for our community. The MDC’s structure as a Type A economic development corporation, governed by state statute, enables it to form partnerships and make...
Rapid economic growth plays a key part in what makes up-and-coming cities attractive potential landing spots. WalletHub recently analyzed 515 US cities to identify the locales that experienced the highest levels of economic growth over the last seven years. Each city received a final growth score between 0 and 100 based on 17...
Addressing Texas' Physician-to-Population RatioOct 15 2019
Access to Care: Addressing Texas’ Physician-to-Population Ratio Texas has one of the fastest growing and aging populations in the nation. Yet, according to recent data, Texas ranks 41st in the nation for physician-to-population ratio. For primary care, Texas ranks even lower – coming in at number 47. In 2018,...