Quality of Place

Midland, TX takes the 48th spot of the SafeWise 50 Safest Cities in Texas.

Move to Midland and your family will not only enjoy 135 holes of golf, 39 playgrounds, 2 fishing ponds, a dog park, skate park and BMX park, but safe neighborhoods too according to the FBI’s Crime Report. Boundless recreation and a low crime rate are just two reasons families that relocate to Midland are glad they made the move.

Booming business is another. From new eateries, to modern commercial developments and everything in between, Midland, Texas is a great place for your small business. When the weekend rolls around, explore the home of George W. Bush, stargaze at Midland’s high-tech planetarium, or enjoy rock, ballet, jazz or a number of other performances at Midland’s brand new $81 million performing arts center.


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Climate


Weather
Average annual snowfall 2"
Average annual days of sunshine 266
Average annual rainfall 14.9 inches
Elevation above sea level 2,862 feet
 
Average Temperatures
July Average High 96° F
July Average Low 70° F
January Average High 61° F
January Average Low 31° F


Housing


To view property listings and housing information, please visit these Midland realtor’s websites:

 

Health Care


Midland Memorial Hospital

  • New, State-of-the-art patient tower increasing capacity and upgrading technology.
  • A multitude of services including inpatient medical and surgical care, full service cancer care in cooperation with Allison Cancer Center, Women’s Services, Heart Institute, Medical Imaging.

Texas Tech Physicians of the Permian Basin

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Behavioral Health
  • OB/GYN
  • Jenna Welch Women’s Center

Midland Women’s Clinic

Schools


Public Schools

Midland ISD
As of February 2017 No. of Schools Total Enrollment
Elementary 27 14,675
Junior High 4 3,550
Freshman 2 1,557
High School 4 4,879
Total Enrollment   24,661

 

Private Schools

Recreation & Attractions


Midland is growing rapidly and we have new attractions, restaurants and retail springing up daily. A general, but not all-inclusive, guide is offered below for your convenience.

For additional information regarding recreation and attraction in Midland, please visit the Midland Chamber of Commerce at www.visitmidlandtexas.com

Dining

  • Wall Street Bar & Grill
  • Cancun Bar & Grill
  • Opal's Table
  • The Bar
  • Luigi’s Italian Restaurant
  • Basin Burger House
  • The Hemingway
  • Alldredge Garden Café
  • The Saltgrass
  • The Garlic Press
  • Venezia Restaurant
  • Flat Belly Organics
  • Murray’s Restaurant & Deli
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Triple Threat Sports Bar & Grill
  • Gerardos Casita

Retail

  • Midland Park Mall
  • Best Buy
  • Barnes and Nobles
  • Academy
  • Susie’s South Forty Confections, Inc
  • Miss Cayces Christmas Store
  • Julian Gold
  • Carter’s Furniture, Inc
  • Havertys Furniture
  • Ashley Furniture
  • Rooms to Go
  • Furniture Row
  • Cavender’s Boot City
  • Wood’s Boots
  • Furniture Row
  • Kohl’s
  • Talbots
  • Chico’s
  • White House Black Market
  • Steinmart
  • TJ Maxx
  • Home Goods
  • Legacy Harley-Davidson
  • Desert Anglers Fly Fishing Shop

Sports and Recreation

  • Pro/Semi-Pro Teams
    • Midland RockHounds Baseball
    • Sockers FC Soccer
    • West Texas Drillers Indoor Football
    • Odessa Jackalopes Hockey
  • Collegiate Level Basketball
  • BMX Group
  • In-Line Hockey
  • Skate Park
  • Cycling Clubs
  • Motorcycle Clubs
  • Big Bend Open Road Race
  • Swim Teams
  • Shooters Association
  • Softball Association
  • Running Club
  • Public and Private Golf Courses and Driving Range
  • Tennis Courts
  • Bush Tennis Center
  • COM Aquatics Center
  • Diving Clubs
  • Ski & Adventure Clubs
  • Rugby Club
  • Polo Club

Arts & Attraction

  • Blakemore Planetarium
  • New Library – Imaginarium
  • George W. Bush Childhood Home
  • Midland Odessa Symphony & Chorale
  • Permian Basin Petroleum Museum
  • Museum of the Southwest
  • Children’s Museum
  • Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center
    • Host to recent acts including:
      • BB King
      • Los Lonely Boys
      • Cedric the Entertainer
      • Cheap Trick
      • Manheim Steamroller
      • The Blue Man Group
      • Rod Stewart
      • STOMP
      • Live Music in a variety of venues including:
        • The Hemingway
        • The Wine Rack
        • Sedona Grill
        • The Blue Door
        • The Bar
        • The Horseshoe Arena

Entertainment & Nightlife

  • Cinergy Cinemas
  • Tall City Theater
  • Big Sky Drive-In
  • Midland Community Theatre
  • Summer MumMers
  • Improv at the Yucca
  • Midland College Distinguished Lecture Series
  • Cowan Performing Arts Series
  • Shepperd Lecture Series
  • Non-Profit Activities
  • Numerous Houses of Worship

Regional Activities


Within 100 Miles of Midland:

  • Big Spring State Park
  • City of Odessa
  • Fort Stockton
  • Monahans Sandhills State Park

 

 

Within 200 Miles of Midland:

  • UT McDonald Observatory
  • Alpine
  • Balmorhea State Park
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  • Fort Davis
  • Davis Mountains State Park
  • Guadalupe Mountains National Park
  • Marathon
  • Marfa
  • Prude Ranch

Within 300 Miles of Midland:

  • Big Bend National Park
    • Hiking
    • Rafting
    • Camping
  • Big Bend Ranch State Park
  • Lajitas Golf Resort and Spa
  • Highland Lakes
    • Watersports
  • Guadalupe River
    • River Tubing
    • Kayaking
    • Fishing
  • Ruidoso, New Mexico
    • Ski Apache
    • Ruidoso Downs
    • Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino