Midway, North Carolina Population 2021

5,008
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Midway is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,008, it is the 141st largest city in North Carolina and the 4765th largest city in the United States . Midway is currently growing at a rate of 0.97% annually and its population has increased by 7.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,679 in 2010. Midway reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Midway has a population density of 642 people per square mile.

The average household income in Midway is $70,450 with a poverty rate of 5.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $160,300. The median age in Midway is 40.7 years, 38.1 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Midway Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Midwaywas:

  • White: 90.37%
  • Black or African American: 9.63%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Midway, North Carolina is 5,008 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,912.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,679.

Midway, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,37490.37%
Black or African American4669.63%
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Midway Population by Race

Midway Population Pyramid $2021

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Midway Median Age

40.7


Total

38.1


Male

44.8


Female

Midway Adults

There are 3,803 adults, (925 of whom are seniors) in Midway.

Midway Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Midway Sex Ratio

Female

2,396

49.50%

Male

2,444

50.50%

Midway Population by Age

Midway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Midway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Male69.7%30.3%
All82.6%17.4%
Married90.7%9.3%
Female94.4%5.6%

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Midway Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9482.4882.6
Married1,0052.9890.7
Non Family5621.2768.3
Female1963.6894.4
Male1852.2169.7

2.96

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Midway Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade942.72%
9th to 12th Grade2376.86%
High School Graduate90826.27%
Some College86324.96%
Associates Degree52115.07%
Bachelors Degree67619.55%
Graduate Degree1584.57%
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Midway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Midway Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1032,802754
Black28128172
Hispanic73438

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25.62%.

Midway Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,043$44,306$30,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$15,667$
High School Graduate$28,726$34,375$28,238
Some College$38,316$59,375$24,535
Bachelors Degree$46,494$44,625$46,585
Graduate Degree$$$

$38,043

Average Earnings

$44,306

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

Midway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Midway Language by Age

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Midway Language

96.36% of Midway residents speak only English, while 3.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Midway Language

Midway Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic25716965.76%
White4,1171162.82%

5.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.04%

Male Poverty Rate

4.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Midway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Midway is Hispanic, with 65.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Midway is White, with 2.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.49%.

Midway Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.08%
High School3.41%
Some College2.38%
Bachelors or Greater0.36%

Midway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed20.25%
Male Employed2.31%
Female Unemployed1.65%
Female Employed0.29%

Midway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Midway Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,034$70,450
Families$75,735$82,681
Married Families$90,353-
Non Families$38,525$38,706
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Income by Household Type

Midway Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Midway Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Midway Marital Status

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300

Number of Veterans

272

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War94
Second Gulf War88
Vietnam53
Korea9
World War II

Midway Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54128
55 to 6453
65 to 7450
18 to 3437
75+32

Midway Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2888.48%
Black122.96%
Hispanic910.23%

Midway Veterans by Race

Midway Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Midway Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Midway Employment by Age

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Midway Employment by Race

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Midway Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.64%

Born in Midway

98.24%

Native Born

1.76%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

0.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.24% of Midway residents were born in the United States, with 77.64% having been born in North Carolina. 0.93% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,008480.97%
20204,960480.98%
20194,912480.99%
20184,864400.83%
20174,824521.09%
20164,77220.04%
20154,770110.23%
20144,759-2-0.04%
20134,761110.23%
20124,75070.15%
20114,74390.19%
20104,7340.00%

Midway Population by Year