Midway, North Carolina Population 2024

5,013

Midway is a city located in Davidson County and Forsyth County North Carolina. Midway has a 2024 population of 5,013. Midway is currently growing at a rate of 1.31% annually and its population has increased by 5.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,753 in 2020.

The average household income in Midway is $79,909 with a poverty rate of 4.17%. The median age in Midway is 49.1 years: 46.5 years for males, and 50.1 years for females.

Midway Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Midway was:

  • White: 86.72%
  • Black or African American: 10.87%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Other race: 0.8%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
642.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.47% (260)
The current population of Midway, North Carolina is 5,013 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,753.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,13986.72%
Black or African American51910.87%
Two or more races771.61%
Other race380.8%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Midway Population by Race

Midway Population Pyramid 2024

Midway Median Age

49.1

Total

46.5

Male

50.1

Female

Midway Adults

There are 4,014 adults, (1,061 of whom are seniors) in Midway.

Midway Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Midway Sex Ratio

Female2,35449.32%
Male2,41950.68%

Midway Population by Age

Midway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9652.4389.110.9
Married1,1932.796.63.4
Non Family4941.3170.629.4
Female1533.2381.718.3
Male1253.321000

2.8

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

89.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Midway Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3037.98%
Associates Degree52613.86%
Bachelors Degree81021.34%
Graduate Degree1724.53%
High School Graduate1,20631.78%
Less Than 9th Grade471.24%
Some College73119.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Midway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Midway Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,1892,856693
Black463463234
Hispanic967936
2+ Races646436
Other Race262614

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 56.25%.

Midway Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$34,933$33,100$53,071
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,634$0$32,786
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$37,444$48,965$34,071
Some College$55,265$56,731$27,431

$37,444

Average Earnings

$48,965

Average Male

$34,071

Average Female

Midway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Midway Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Midway Language

96.68% of Midway residents speak only English, while 3.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Midway Language

Midway Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,9931092.73%
Hispanic2019044.78%

4.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.02%

Male Poverty Rate

5.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Midway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Midway is Hispanic, with 44.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Midway is White, with 2.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.48%.

Midway Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College2.55%
High School2.07%
Less Than 9th Grade1.43%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%

Midway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.01%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Midway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Midway Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$91,012$88,878
Households$72,574$79,909
Married Families$99,063$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,451$52,346

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Midway Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

62.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Midway Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Midway Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Midway Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Midway Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

338

Number of Veterans

312

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War113
Vietnam93
First Gulf War42
Korea0
World War II0

Midway Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54115
65 to 7477
75+59
55 to 6454
18 to 3433

Midway Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2627.57%
Black7618.27%

Midway Veterans by Race

Midway Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Midway Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Midway Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Midway Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Midway Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.81%

Born in Midway

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

1.4%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Midway residents were born in the United States, with 76.81% having been born in North Carolina. 1.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Midway Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,338651.23%
20285,273651.25%
20275,208651.26%
20265,143651.28%
20255,078651.3%
20245,013651.31%
20234,948831.71%
20224,865581.21%
20214,807541.14%
20204,753-160-3.26%
20194,913541.11%
20184,859440.91%
20174,815521.09%
20164,76390.19%
20154,754120.25%
20144,742-2-0.04%
20134,744110.23%
20124,73380.17%
20114,72590.19%
20104,71600%

Midway Population by Year