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What Bert Has To Say About Midland Metro Area

Midland was so named as the midpoint in an otherwise empty trip between Dallas and El Paso, while Odessa received its name from homesick Russian railroad laborers in the 1880’s. The economic base is concentrated mainly in the oil and gas industry. Odessa has two higher education facilities: a small University of Texas campus brings 3500 students and there is a health science center run by Texas Tech.


Small cities - West Texas high country near southeast corner of New Mexico See local real estate
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Midland County
Metro Area: Midland Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Midland
Zip Codes: 79707, 79705, ... 5 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 2851 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Midland

    The unemployment rate in Midland is 4.30 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Midland jobs have Decreased by 3.30 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Midland's cost of living is 2.30% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Midland's Cost of Living
    Midland's population is 132,950 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 48.64 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 14 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Midland is $190,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 106.36%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Midland public schools spend $8,665 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Midland. Learn more...

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Not a Good Place to Live

I lived in Midland for a short time and the kindest thing I can say is that it's not for everyone. I met many lifelong friends in my short time in Midland, but I was... (Read More)



Actually not that bad

First off since Midland. is a flat, hot, desert area. Of course the outdoor recreation is limited. You don't have the natural beauty of trees, lakes, rivers,... (Read More)



If You can find a house..

Houses sell for up to three times more than Lubbock or Amarillo, they sell many times the same day they are put on the market. Housing cost in Midland Texas is NOT low.... (Read More)



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