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Midway, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Midway had a population of 4,704 as of July 1, 2017. 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 35.9751 and longitude -80.2201 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Midway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Midway: Eller.

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Midway, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,704
Daytime Population: Workers 695
Daytime Population: Residents 2,377
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,072
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 4,701
Population in Familes 4,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 610
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $52,411
Average Household Income $70,509
Per Capita Income $28,052


Total Housing Units 2,024 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,511 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 350 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $184,490
Average Home Value $210,674


Total Households 1,861
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,362
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% 0.22%
Households -0.01% 0.17%
Families -0.33% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

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, 2017 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 # 561 24th
Median Household Income # 175 76th
Per Capita Income # 190 74th

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