Midway is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,742 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Midway is the 163rd largest community in North Carolina.
Midway is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Midway is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midway who work in office and administrative support (20.86%), sales jobs (7.23%), and healthcare (7.10%).
Midway is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Midway’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Midway has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Midway a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 population of Midway overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Midway, 22.69% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Midway in 2010 was $26,570, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,280 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 English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Midway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.