Midway, NC

Midway, situated in Davidson County, is a small town made up of 7.7 square miles.

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Midway was incorporated rather recently, with its incorporation taking place in 2006.  

Demographics

The median resident age in Midway is 45 years. The median estimated household income is about $46,000 making it about $2,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $28,000. The average price for a home in Midway is about $200,000 (2015) which is $40,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Midway is 89% White, 8% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 2% other. 84% of the population are high school graduates, with 24% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 58% are married, 8% are divorced, 5% are separated, 9% are widowed, leaving 20% that have never been married.

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Davidson County

Midway belongs to Davidson County in the central part of North Carolina. The County, named after William Lee Davidson, is part of the Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1822, Davidson County was formed from a part of Rowan County. Davidson County has a population of 163,000 and the city Lexington, with a population of 19,000, is the county seat.

Davidson County borders Davie, Guilford, Forsyth, Montgomery, Randolph, Rowan, and Stanly counties.

Davidson County is made up of 567 square miles. 553 of which is land with the remaining 14 as water.

Population

The population of Midway, NC is about 4,700. The population has been steadily increasing since its founding.

Elevation

The elevation of Midway, NC is 890 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip codes for Midway, NC are 27107, 27127, and 27295.

Area Code

The area code for Midway, NC is 336.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Midway and Davidson County have voted mostly Republican, with 61% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 64% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 30% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 6%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Midway is about 7% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, retail, food service, and waste management make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

Winston-Salem Journal and The Dispatch are the primary newspapers that cover the Davidson County area.


 

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