Midway, North Carolina Population 2020

4,983

Midway is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,983, it is the 144th largest city in North Carolina and the 4756th largest city in the United States. Midway is currently growing at a rate of 1.12% annually and its population has increased by 6.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,679 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Midway has a population density of 639 people per square mile.

The average household income in Midway is $68,115 with a poverty rate of 3.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $630 per month, and the median house value is $152,000. The median age in Midway is 40.6 years, 36.9 years for males, and 44.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.3 males.

Midway Demographics

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

  • White: 92.13%
  • Black or African American: 7.87%
  • 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 4,983, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,873.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,679.

Midway, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,43692.13%
Black or African American3797.87%

Midway Population Pyramid 2020

Midway Median Age

40.6


Total

36.9


Male

44.7


Female

Midway Adults

There are 3,741 adults, (844 of whom are seniors) in Midway.

Midway Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Midway Sex Ratio

Female

2,428

50.43%

Male

2,387

49.57%

Midway Households and Families

Midway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Midway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female96.9%3.1%
Married90.9%9.1%
All84.1%15.9%
Non Family73.6%26.4%
Male60.6%39.4%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9292.584.1
Married9603.0490.9
Non Family5221.1573.6
Female2593.3196.9
Male1882.3460.6

2.98

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Midway Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade732.12%
9th to 12th Grade2737.91%
High School Graduate85624.81%
Some College93627.13%
Associates Degree55516.09%
Bachelors Degree61617.86%
Graduate Degree1414.09%

Midway Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1632,825753
Black247247
Hispanic40324

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 white people with a rate of 23.81%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,171$45,645$28,324
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,222$33,000$20,556
Some College$36,655$52,700$24,063
Bachelors Degree$46,406$49,907$45,052
Graduate Degree$50,400$$47,969

$38,171

Average Earnings

$45,645

Average Male

$28,324

Average Female

Midway Language

Midway Language by Age

Midway Language

96.69% of Midway residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Midway Poverty

Midway Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,3051082.51%
Hispanic1317456.49%

3.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.81%

Male Poverty Rate

3.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Midway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Midway is Hispanic, with 56.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Midway is White, with 2.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School5.20%
High School5.02%
Some College1.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.53%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed15.56%
Female Unemployed2.12%
Male Employed0.63%
Female Employed0.38%

Midway Income

Midway Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,449$68,115
Families$70,841$79,560
Married Families$79,626-
Non Families$35,873$35,949

Midway Marital Status

Midway Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Midway Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Midway Marital Status by Race

Midway Veterans

303

Number of Veterans

277

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War104
Second Gulf War81
Vietnam74
World War II11
Korea9
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54129
65 to 7458
55 to 6445
18 to 3440
75+31
Name Veterans % of Total
White2948.65%
Black92.64%
Hispanic713.21%

$Midway Veterans by Education

3.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Midway Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Midway Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.48%

Born in North Carolina

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.01% of Midway residents were born in the United States, with 78.48% having been born in North Carolina. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,983551.12%
20194,928551.13%
20184,873420.87%
20174,831551.15%
20164,77610.02%
20154,775150.32%
20144,760-2-0.04%
20134,762110.23%
20124,75190.19%
20114,74280.17%
20104,7340.00%