Midway, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Midway, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Midway had a population of 4,739 as of July 1, 2018. Midway ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Midway is located at latitude 35.9535 and longitude -80.2181 in Davidson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Midway (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Davidson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 902 feet.

The Town of Midway (GNIS ID: 2424935) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Midway is located within Township of Midway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davidson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Midway: Eller.

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Midway, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,739
Population in Households 4,737
Population in Familes 4,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 614
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $54,088
Average Household Income $73,807
Per Capita Income $29,346


Total Housing Units 2,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,578 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 297 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $186,691
Average Home Value $213,783


Total Households 1,875
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,375
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.15% 0.34%
Households 0.08% 0.3%
Families -0.17% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Midway, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Midway to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 161 78th
Population Density # 399 46th
Diversity Index # 557 25th
Median Household Income # 180 76th
Per Capita Income # 185 75th

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