Midland County, Texas Population 2021

Midland County, Texas's estimated population is 185,486 with a growth rate of 2.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Midland County, Texas is the 27th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 136,974 and has seen a growth of 35.42% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021185,4864,3272.39%
2020181,1594,3272.45%
2019176,8324,3272.51%
2018172,5057,1874.35%
2017165,3181,4680.90%
2016163,8501,5220.94%
2015162,3285,6033.58%
2014156,7254,3692.87%
2013152,3565,0243.41%
2012147,3327,1085.07%
2011140,2243,2502.37%
2010136,97430,36328.48%
1990106,61123,97529.01%
198082,63617,20326.29%
197065,433-2,284-3.37%
196067,71741,932162.62%
195025,78514,064119.99%
194011,7213,71646.42%
19308,0055,556226.87%
19202,449-1,015-29.30%
19103,4641,72398.97%
19001,74170868.54%
18901,0330.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.39%
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State
Founded
1885
County Seat
2010 Population
136,974
Growth Since 2010
35.42%
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Midland County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White138,18082.17%
Black or African American11,2006.66%
Some Other Race10,2136.07%
Two or More Races4,1712.48%
Asian3,3562.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native9680.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander790.05%
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Midland County, Texas Population by Race

Midland County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Midland County, Texas Median Age

31.7


Total

31.1


Male

32.3


Female

Midland County, Texas Adults

There are 120,459 adults, (17,255 of whom are seniors) in Midland County, Texas.

Midland County, Texas Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Midland County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

83,126

49.43%

Male

85,041

50.57%

Midland County, Texas Population by Age

Midland County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Midland County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All66.9%33.1%
Female53.7%46.3%
Male53%47%
Non Family48.9%51.1%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Midland County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All56,9982.9266.9
Married29,4563.5782.3
Non Family17,9941.2748.9
Female6,5594.0753.7
Male2,9893.8653

3.56

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Midland County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,4776.16%
9th to 12th Grade9,8079.33%
High School Graduate26,98525.67%
Some College24,73523.53%
Associates Degree8,3497.94%
Bachelors Degree20,56319.56%
Graduate Degree8,2227.82%
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Midland County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Midland County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White54,11251,44521,498
Hispanic41,07328,7804,463
Black6,9135,9201,261
Other Race6,4234,750906
Asian2,1091,7581,148
2+ Races1,8511,678472
Native American634619205
Islander5341

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.43%.

Midland County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,536$63,508$34,630
Less Than 9th Grade$28,076$41,036$18,295
High School Graduate$40,095$53,694$25,584
Some College$47,679$63,711$35,569
Bachelors Degree$61,801$90,482$50,889
Graduate Degree$81,373$105,339$64,346

$49,536

Average Earnings

$63,508

Average Male

$34,630

Average Female

Midland County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Midland County, Texas Language by Age

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Midland County, Texas Language

65.71% of Midland County, Texas residents speak only English, while 34.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.25% of the population.

Midland County, Texas Language

Midland County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic74,51610,58314.20%
White75,4503,9065.18%
Other10,1441,54215.20%
Black10,9631,25211.42%
Multiple3,9851814.54%
Asian3,3321484.44%
Native968242.48%

9.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.08%

Male Poverty Rate

11.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Midland County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Midland County, Texas is Other, with 15.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Midland County, Texas is Native, with 2.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.94%.

Midland County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.97%
High School9.67%
Some College4.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Midland County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.57%
Female Unemployed22.60%
Female Employed5.63%
Male Employed3.49%

Midland County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Midland County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,421$110,414
Families$94,223$125,070
Married Families$111,575$145,560
Non Families$48,413$71,363
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Income by Household Type

Midland County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Midland County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Midland County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Midland County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Midland County, Texas Marital Status

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7,402

Number of Veterans

6,752

Male Veterans

650

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,040
Second Gulf War1,817
First Gulf War1,560
Korea407
World War II304

Midland County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,050
65 to 741,571
75+1,413
18 to 341,197
55 to 641,171

Midland County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,0316.05%
Hispanic1,7113.46%
Black83210.55%
Other Race4085.69%
2+ Races682.99%
Native American516.53%
Islander1215.19%

Midland County, Texas Veterans by Race

Midland County, Texas Veterans by Education

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6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Midland County, Texas Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Midland County, Texas Employment by Age

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Midland County, Texas Employment by Race

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Midland County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.22%

Born in Midland County, Texas

86.26%

Native Born

13.74%

Foreign Born

8.91%

Non Citizen

4.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.26% of Midland County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 65.22% having been born in Texas. 8.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Midland County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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