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.
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 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Midway really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Midway perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small town, Midway doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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.