Midland's Latest Oil Boom Strains Housing, Schools %u2014 Energy | The Texas Tribune
- An oil boom like no other is rapidly reshaping Midland. Thanks to hydraulic fracturing and a massive influx of workers, housing is now as expensive as New York City's, and schools and roads are also feeling the strain. Having the lowest unemployment rate in Texas is a positive, but long-time Midlanders are hoping for things to calm down a bit.
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