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Income/capita 24%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 39%
IndexMidlandTexasNational
Income per capita$36,976$27,828$29,829
Median household income$71,500$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$87,547$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,204$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$51,195$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$27,077$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.4%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Midland is 24% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Midland is 29% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Midland is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Midland is 44% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $47,661$71,500$143,000
      City
      $36,481$54,727$109,454
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Midland median earnings by income bracket

      Midland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.7%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector6.0%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%5.1%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%15.1%
      Public administration2.1%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%2.5%
      Education, health & social services7.7%34.2%
      Other46.7%34.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Midland, TX128,051$71,50029%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elizabeth, NJ128,042$43,83121%
      Roseville, CA128,276$78,44642%
      Denton, TX128,421$50,4879%
      Coral Springs, FL127,673$67,70222%
      Gainesville, FL128,610$32,71641%
      Midland, TX128,051$71,50029%
      Source: The Midland, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).