Midway is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,792 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Midway is the 163rd largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Midway is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Midway is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midway who work in office and administrative support (16.25%), teaching (9.57%), and sales jobs (9.24%).
Because of many things, Midway is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Midway a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Midway has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Midway’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Midway is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of Midway is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.55% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Midway in 2010 was $25,855, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,420 for a family of four. However, Midway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Midway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Midway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Midway include German, Irish, English, French, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Midway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.