Midland is a mixed-use suburb with industrial, commercial and residential areas. As of the 2011 Census, Midland's population was 5,110 people with its most substantial development period occurring during the post-war years. More recently, Midland experienced growth between 2001 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the Midland Redevelopment Area, a State Government urban renewal project which commenced in 2000.
Life in Midland
Midland offers its residents a suburban environment with a good supply of commercial and recreational establishments. There are three shopping centres in the area, Midland Central Shopping Centre, Midland Gate Shopping Centre and Centrepoint Shopping Centre, plus a leisure centre, speed dome, sports complex, a skate park, town hall and arts centre. Other major establishments include Swan District Hospital, Polytechnic West Midland Campus and a number of schools. There is also plenty of open public space with parks, reserves, walk trails and ovals in abundance.