Midway is a very small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 4,436 people and just one neighborhood, Midway is the 90th largest community in Utah. Midway has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Midway, where the median household income is $77,898.
Real Estate Prices
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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Midway isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Midway are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Midway is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midway who work in management occupations (13.87%), office and administrative support (13.76%) and sales jobs (11.38%).
Also of interest is that Midway has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Midway telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.27% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
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 city’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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small city, Midway doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.