Midway is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 6,003 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Midway is the 88th largest community in Utah. Much of the housing stock in Midway was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Midway economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Midway, where the median household income is $101,944.00.
Midway home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Midway real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Midway is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Midway is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midway who work in management occupations (17.19%), office and administrative support (12.80%), and sales jobs (10.39%).
Of important note, Midway is also a city of artists. Midway has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Midway’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.01% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Midway is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
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 city’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.
As is often the case in a small city, Midway doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
If knowledge is power, Midway is a pretty powerful place. 55.80% of the adults in Midway have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Midway in 2018 was $53,175, which is wealthy relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $212,700 for a family of four.
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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Midway include English, European, German, Swedish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Midway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.