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Time Zone: Midland County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Midland is the Seat for Midland County.

Midland County was founded in 1885 and was created by taking area from Tom GreenCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Midland had a population of 132,316 people. This is an increase of 14.06% since the last Census (which gave a population of 116,009 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Midland represented 0.56% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 28th most populous county (out of 254 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010136,872+17.98%+3.44% since 2009
2009132,316+14.06%+2.44% since 2008
2008129,159+11.34%+2.44% since 2007
2007126,082+8.68% 
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2000116,009The Last Census

More information can be found on the Midland County Census Page for Midland County.

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Websites for Midland County

Official Website:   www.co.midland.tx.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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