Latest news from Midway, KY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations
Ancestries: American (23.0%), English (16.8%), Irish (12.3%), German (9.8%), European (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Incorporated on 02/17/1846
Elevation: 789 feet
Land area: 1.09 square miles.
Population density: 1,517 people per square mile (low).
For population 25 years and over in Midway:
High school or higher: 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.4%
Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Midway city:
Never married: 39.0%
Now married: 42.2%
52 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America).
According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Midway, Kentucky as of March 19, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Midway to the number of sex offenders is 423 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,421 (0.8%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,011 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (13.2 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (300.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Midway-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Midway city center killed 4 peopleand injured 122 peopleand causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/28/1996, a category F4 tornado 27.8 miles away from the city center injured 10 peopleand caused $101 million in damages.
Midway-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 40.4 miles away from the city center On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 175.1 miles away from Midway center On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.8 miles away from the city center On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 179.4 miles away from the city center On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 169.0 miles away from Midway center On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.2 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
The number of natural disasters in Woodford County (15) is near the US average (13). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12 Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Landslides: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Davey Whitney - Basketball player and coach, Paul Noel - Basketball player, Robert A. Alexander - Horse breeder.
Hospitals and medical centers near Midway:
FMC - LEXINGTON NORTH (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
GEORGETOWN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; GEORGETOWN, KY)
BLUEGRASS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; VERSAILLES, KY)
WOODFORD MEMORIAL HOSP (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; VERSAILLES, KY)
DAVITA - VERSAILLES DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; VERSAILLES, KY)
CARDINAL HILL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
CARDINAL HILL REHABILITATION UNIT (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 56.6. This is better than average.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average.Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.32. This is about average.Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.277. This is significantly better than average.Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.7. This is about average.Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.5. This is better than average.Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.35. This is about average.Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.5%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.3% for Black residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.0% for two or more races residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
Gay men: 0.5% of all households
181 people in college/university student housing in 2010
138 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
Banks with branches in Midway (2011 data):
United Bank & Trust Company: Midway Branch at 206 North Gratz Street, branch established on 1948/04/26. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $582.2 mil, Deposits: $422.6 mil, headquarters in Versailles, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
Religion statistics for Midway city (based on Woodford County data)
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
1.2 Mi Se On Us 62 (Lat: 38.126472 Lon: -84.680500), Call Sign: KNDD454, Licensee ID: L00014358 Assigned Frequencies: 152.465 MHzGrant Date: 08/25/1997, Expiration Date: 09/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003Registrant: West, R Smiser:west, Kathryn:west Jr, Robert S Dba Waterford Farm, Midway, KY 40347, Phone: (606) 846-4417
Old Frankfort Pike 1 Mi W Of Us 62 (Lat: 38.130083 Lon: -84.716333), Call Sign: WST883, Licensee ID: L00115557 Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHzGrant Date: 02/07/2000, Expiration Date: 03/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2005Registrant: Nantura Farms, 1180 Old Frankfort Pike, Midway, KY 40347-9735, Phone: (606) 846-4219
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
LEX-036, 1132 Georgetown Road (Lat: 38.168889 Lon: -84.672778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQJE535 Assigned Frequencies: 22610.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/11/2008, Expiration Date: 08/11/2018, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: KC4ZOW, Licensee ID: L00323644, Grant Date: 01/26/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2021, Certifier: David H Prewitt, Registrant: David H Prewitt, Midway, KY 40347
Call Sign: KE4OET, Licensee ID: L00152142, Grant Date: 05/17/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Registrant: Michael H Morris, 343 Northridge, Midway, KY 40347
Call Sign: KE4OTO, Licensee ID: L00936649, Grant Date: 11/11/2004, Expiration Date: 11/11/2014, Registrant: Paul D Blackaby, Midway, KY 40347
Call Sign: KE4VZE, Grant Date: 02/24/1995, Expiration Date: 02/24/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2007, Registrant: Mark A Toy, 355 Georgetown Rd, Midway, KY 40347-9800
Call Sign: KF4KOG, Grant Date: 06/24/1996, Expiration Date: 06/24/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/25/2008, Registrant: Johnny S Wilson, 115 W Main St, Midway, KY 40347
Call Sign: WB6GZR, Licensee ID: L00194521, Grant Date: 07/25/2007, Expiration Date: 10/15/2017, Registrant: Fredrick E Smarte, 103 Lantern Trail, Midway, KY 40347
Call Sign: KM4LIK, Licensee ID: L01952487, Grant Date: 06/22/2015, Expiration Date: 06/22/2025, Certifier: Michael S Wilson, Registrant: Michael S Wilson, 103 Sandpiper Ct, Midway, KY 40347
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 1842G , Serial Number: 585, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1968 Registrant (Individual): Benjamin B Prewitt, 7282 Georgetown Rd, Midway, KY 40347
Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 334SL , Serial Number: 17256385, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/1967 Registrant (Individual): Timothy B Campbell, Po Box 4356, Midway, KY 40347
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 6909F , Serial Number: 15063509, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1966 Registrant (Individual): Kevin R Cosgriff, 118 N Winter Ct, Midway, KY 40347
Aircraft: MAULE MXT-7-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 92308 , Serial Number: 14031C, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1992 Registrant (Individual): David P Phillips, 1839 E Leestown Rd, Midway, KY 40347
Drinking water stations with addresses in Midway and their reported violations in the past:
MIDWAY MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 2,168, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAY-2013 and JUL-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAY-2013 and JUL-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013)
Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2013)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2013)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2013)
3 minor monitoring violations
One regular monitoring violation
4 other older monitoring violations
Most common first names in Midway, KY among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Midway, KY among deceased individuals
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Utility gas (58%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Midway compared to Kentucky state average:
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
Number of college students above state average.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.