Best Places to Live

Midland, MI

Population: 42,722
LIV
SCORE
585
Courtesy of Meg MCollister at shiftingthebalance.com

The Dow Chemical Company was founded in Midland in 1897 and still has its world headquarters there. Forbes named Midland one of the “Best Small Cities in America to Raise a Family.” Cultural opportunities include theaters, concerts and museums, and residents have health-care options that include a 250-bed MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland. The community also has more than 100 places of worship and is nicknamed “City of Beautiful Churches.”

Midland, MI Ranking Data

Civic
82
Demographics
37
Economy
51
Education
57
Health
58
Housing
79
Infrastructure
49