Midway City, California

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Population in 2010: 8,485.
Males: 4,058  (47.8%)
Females: 4,427  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 92655.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $95,934
Midway City:

$95,934
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $43,200

Midway City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $725,100
Midway City:

$725,100
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $497,511; detached houses: $621,262; townhouses or other attached units: $533,136; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $412,713; mobile homes: $32,866

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,415.

March 2019 cost of living index in Midway City: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.6%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.4% for other race residents, 46.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Midway City, CA (2019)
    • 4,60455.1%Asian alone
    • 2,63931.6%Hispanic
    • 1,01512.1%White alone
    • 1551.9%Two or more races
    • 780.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 240.3%Black alone

Races in Midway City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Midway City, California as of October 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Midway City is 1,559 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (2.1%), German (2.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

3,636 residents are foreign born (7.4% Latin America).

This place:

43.5%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,129 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,055 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Westminster, CA (0.6 miles , pop. 88,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Coast, CA (2.3 miles , pop. 363,603).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (32.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Westminster, CA (0.8 miles ),
North Coast, CA (1.5 miles ),
Garden Grove, CA (1.7 miles ),
Fountain Valley, CA (1.8 miles ),
Huntington Beach, CA (1.9 miles ),
Stanton, CA (2.0 miles ),
Sunset Beach, CA (2.2 miles ),
Seal Beach, CA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.74 N, Longitude: 117.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 714

Distribution of median household income in Midway City, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Midway City, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.4%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.352. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.699. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.699
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00274. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00274
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Midway City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6787% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 103.7 miles away from Midway City center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 191.7 miles away from Midway City center
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 31.9 miles away from Midway City center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from Midway City center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Fires: 13, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 5, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Midway City:

  • 247 HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CA)
  • MAGNOLIA OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CA)
  • RAI-GOLDENWEST-WESTMINSTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CA)
  • COORDINATED HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CA)
  • VENCOR HOSPITAL-ORANGE COUNTY (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CA)
  • EXTENDED CARE HOSP WESTMINSTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CA)
  • RAI-HOSPITAL CIRCLE-WESTMINSTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CA)

Amtrak stations near Midway City:

  • 8 miles: ANAHEIM (2150 KATELLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 8 miles: SANTA ANA (1000 E. SANTA ANA BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Midway City:

  • Golden West College (about 2 miles; Huntington Beach, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,358)
  • Trident University International (about 5 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 5,974)
  • Santa Ana College (about 6 miles; Santa Ana, CA; FT enrollment: 11,756)
  • Cypress College (about 7 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 8,732)
  • West Coast University-Orange County (about 7 miles; Anaheim, CA; FT enrollment: 2,464)
  • Orange Coast College (about 7 miles; Costa Mesa, CA; FT enrollment: 12,918)
  • University of Phoenix-Southern California Campus (about 8 miles; Costa Mesa, CA; FT enrollment: 8,110)

Public elementary/middle schools in Midway City:

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Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Midway City in 2010:

  • 85 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

For population 15 years and over in Midway City:

Marital status in Midway City, CA
  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Midway City:

  • High school or higher: 68.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.9
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Midway City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Midway City, CA (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic797,47367
Evangelical Protestant345,893894
Other141,815329
Mainline Protestant76,574202
Orthodox13,40619
Black Protestant2,4248
None1,632,647-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 530
Orange County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 147
Here:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 434
Orange County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,438
Orange County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Orange County:

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

18.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
California:

17.9%

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,018 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.64% ($74,627 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.45% ($58,801)
from San Diego County, CA  0.27% ($69,550)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
California average:

5.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,308 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.07%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.35% ($64,742 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.64% ($64,976)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($85,709)

Strongest AM radio stations in Midway City:

  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVNR (1480 AM; 5 kW; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Midway City:

  • KDLE (103.1 FM; NEWPORT BEACH, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC.)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Midway City:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 15 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Midway City, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.8%), and Structure Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Midway City, CA
    • 5146.8%Outside Fires
    • 3128.4%Structure Fires
    • 2321.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Midway City, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Midway City, CA
  • 65.7%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Midway City, CA
  • 50.5%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 11.7%No fuel used
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Midway City compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Midway City on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Egypt (population 500+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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