Midway is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,912 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Midway who work in sales jobs (16.50%), office and administrative support (15.26%), and healthcare (6.79%).
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.
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 citizens of Midway are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.13% of adults in Midway having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Midway in 2018 was $28,366, 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 $113,464 for a family of four. However, Midway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Midway is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Irish, German, English, Eastern European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Midway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.