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Midland, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Midland had a population of 42,499 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Midland is located at latitude 43.6156 and longitude -84.2472 in Midland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Midland (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.74 sq. miles and a water area of 1.99 sq. miles. Midland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 627 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Midland are located in Midland County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Bay County.

The City of Midland (GNIS ID: 1626736) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Midland, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 42,499
Population in Households 41,414
Population in Familes 31,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,085
Population Density2 1,260
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $60,456
Average Household Income $93,238
Per Capita Income $39,594


Total Housing Units 19,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,649 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,189 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,302 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $158,873
Average Home Value $195,294


Total Households 17,838
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 10,908
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.18% 0.15%
Households 0.23% 0.19%
Families 0.16% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Midland, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Midland to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 29 96th
Population Density # 265 62nd
Diversity Index # 190 73rd
Median Household Income # 115 84th
Per Capita Income # 61 91st

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