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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$140,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$750
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%

Midland Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    62
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    50
    41
  • Robbery
    12
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    182
    500
  • Theft
    1,003
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    24
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$54,612
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Midland blesses the residents with it's many beautiful parks. Unique to Midland is the "Tridge," which is a three way bridge standing over a river. The greenery and flowers gracing your sight everywhere you look is something that seems to never get old. Midland can get a little boring, but during the summer they do a great job to always have something going on! Listening to local bands play, watching movies in a garden, and frequenting the local farmers market are just a few of the great activities for Midland's summer. The shopping mall is beginning to close down, which is quite the bummer for many of Midland's residents, but there are still many great stores in Midland that keep the shopping going! Try checking out many of the cute stores, restaurants, and coffee houses in Downtown!
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Midland is a great city for families. It has great schooling systems that are advanced. There are also several parks and dog parks available. It does not offer much of a night scene for younger generations. The public library is not your ideal library and offers many community events as well. There is also a fine arts museum which has brought famous chefs and actors/actresses to the community. Overall, just a great city to be in to live or visit!
Great family place to live! There is a lot to do for families, especially in the summer. Visit downtown for awesome dining or go on the Chippewa Nature Center's walking trail with the family.