Midland, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Midland, Washington - Basic Facts

The Midland Census Designated Place had a population of 9,128 as of July 1, 2015. Midland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Midland is located at latitude 47.1734 and longitude -122.412 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Midland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 427 feet.

The Midland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408829) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Midland Census Designated Place is located within Tacoma Division of Pierce County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Midland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Midland, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 9,128
Population in Households 9,079
Population in Familes 7,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 3,005
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 3,287
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 2,126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,629 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,658 (46.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $205,798
Average Home Value $216,958


Median Household Income $42,569
Average Household Income $54,069
Per Capita Income $19,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.6%
Households 0.35% 0.61%
Families -0.1% 0.54%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   2.61%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Midland, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Midland to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 127 80th
Population Density1 # 81 87th
Diversity Index2 # 32 95th
Median Household Income # 456 28th
Per Capita Income # 517 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.