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Population: 18,750 | Area: 37.8 sq mi
Shops in Midlothian's downtown. Photo By Melisa Oporto

The Chamber of Commerce pitch: "Located 25 miles south of Dallas and Fort Worth, Midlothian offers an attractive environment for business, combined with an unprecedented quality of life for those that choose to live, work, and play here. As our industrial base expands, so does our health care, entertainment, and retail services."


  • Median Age: 32.9
  • Population Growth: 11.6 %
  • Population Density: 496.0 ppl/sq mile


  • School District: Midlothian ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 86%
  • Average SAT Score: 1041


  • Violent Crime Rate: 1.940 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 20.1 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $179,862