Midway, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 1,291. Population change since 2000: -14.2%
Males: 556  (43.1%)
Females: 735  (56.9%)
Median resident age:  30.5 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71342.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,601 (it was $19,479 in 2000)
Midway:

$33,601
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,676 (it was $12,819 in 2000)

Midway CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,949 (it was $32,800 in 2000)
Midway:

$44,949
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $52,503; Detached houses: $73,553; Mobile homes: $14,221

Median gross rent in 2013: $227.

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  • Races in Midway, LA (2010)

    Midway races chart
    • 67152.0%Black alone
    • 59646.2%White alone
    • 90.7%American Indian alone
    • 90.7%Hispanic
    • 50.4%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Midway: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (25.3%), Irish (8.7%), English (3.6%), French (3.5%), Greek (2.1%), German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.50 square miles.

Population density: 368 people per square mile   (very low).

Midway,LA real estate house value index trend

Midway, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Midway:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Midway CDP:

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

25 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Louisiana:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $230 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,080 (5.4%)

Midway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (57.4 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (103.6 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (233.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Jena, LA (1.2 miles ), Hester, LA (3.4 miles ), Tullos, LA (3.8 miles ), Georgetown, LA (3.9 miles ), Urania, LA (3.9 miles ), Olla, LA (4.0 miles ), Pollock, LA (4.3 miles ), Wallace Ridge, LA (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 31.68 N, Longitude: 92.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Midway household income distribution Midway home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Utilities (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Midway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Midway, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Midway-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Midway place center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Midway-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 290.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 292.9 miles away from Midway center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 241.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 243.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 290.4 miles away from Midway center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 309.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in La Salle Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Midway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Midway:

  • HICKORY STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; JENA, LA)
  • JENA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; JENA, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Midway:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 57 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 57 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 59 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Alcorn State University (about 61 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 66 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 68 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 97 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)

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La Salle Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 68.4. This is about average.

City:

68.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.3%
(33.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
113 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Louisiana average:

12.2

Midway travel time to work - commute Midway mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Midway CDP (based on La Salle Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,24245
Mainline Protestant6726
Black Protestant3682
Catholic902
Other-1
None5,518-
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: 3
La Salle Parish:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
La Salle Parish:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
La Salle Parish:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
La Salle Parish:

28.6%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Midway:

51.6%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.2%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Midway:

29.8
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Midway:

19.3%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Midway:

13.9%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Midway:

37.5%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Midway:

55.4%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Midway:

80.1%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Midway, LA Residents

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rapides Parish, LA  0.59% ($27,769 average AGI)
from Catahoula Parish, LA  0.48% ($44,571)
from Caldwell Parish, LA  0.41% ($30,500)


5.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Catahoula Parish, LA  0.73% ($51,938 average AGI)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.66% ($36,207)
to Caldwell Parish, LA  0.39% ($39,059)

Strongest AM radio stations in Midway:

  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KTTP (1110 AM; daytime; 2 kW; PINEVILLE, LA; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Midway:

  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KJNA-FM (102.7 FM; JENA, LA; Owner: LITTLE RIVER RADIO CO.)
  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • KAYT (88.1 FM; JENA, LA; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTYX (105.1 FM; JONESVILLE, LA; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KLAA (103.5 FM; TIOGA, LA; Owner: CAJUN COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KEDG (106.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHFX (105.5 FM; BALL, LA; Owner: CAJUN COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KVDP (89.1 FM; DRY PRONG, LA; Owner: DRY PRONG EDUC B/C FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Midway:

  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLPA-TV (Channel 25; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K36DS (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATION COMPANY, INC.)
  • K16DK (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K23DZ (Channel 23; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38EG (Channel 38; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55GT (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Midway)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • HORSESHOE BAYOU, 13.9 Mi S Of Int Of Hwy 90 And Hwy 317 (Lat: 29.559361 Lon: -91.525111), Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WPNN806
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/1999, Expiration Date: 12/31/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2008, Certifier: Mary McdermottRegistrant: Pathnet, Inc., 1661 Gateway Blvd., Richardson, TX 75080, Phone: (972) 690-9933, Fax: (972) 231-0728, Email:
  • SALELA1, Lat: 29.559444 Lon: -91.525000, Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Overall height: 116.1 m, Call Sign: WQHV537
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/17/2007, Expiration Date: 11/17/2017, Certifier: Davis HeximerRegistrant: Tampnet Licensee LLC, 2220 Burgess Drive Suite 4, Broussard, LA 70518, Phone: (337) 205-8751
  • SALELA2, Lat: 29.559444 Lon: -91.525000, Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Overall height: 116.1 m, Call Sign: WQHV537
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/17/2007, Expiration Date: 11/17/2017, Certifier: Davis HeximerRegistrant: Tampnet Licensee LLC, 2220 Burgess Drive Suite 4, Broussard, LA 70518, Phone: (337) 205-8751
  • SALELA3, Lat: 29.559444 Lon: -91.525000, Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Overall height: 116.1 m, Call Sign: WQHV537
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/17/2007, Expiration Date: 11/17/2017, Certifier: Davis HeximerRegistrant: Tampnet Licensee LLC, 2220 Burgess Drive Suite 4, Broussard, LA 70518, Phone: (337) 205-8751
  • STATION, On Hwy 317, 6 Mi S Of (Lat: 29.559361 Lon: -91.525111), Overall height: 116.1 m, Call Sign: WAT709
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz, 6855.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/17/1998, Expiration Date: 07/30/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2003, Certifier: David M PfefferRegistrant: Dave Pfeffer, 777 Walker, Houston, TX 77252, Phone: (713) 241-8684, Fax: (713) 241-3517, Email:
  • STATION, Horseshoe Bayou Site Hwy 317 6 Mi S Hwy 90 (Lat: 29.559361 Lon: -91.541778), Overall height: 116.1 m, Call Sign: WIA923
    Assigned Frequencies: 2134.80 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/1994, Expiration Date: 08/18/1999, Cancellation Date: 11/20/1999Registrant: Phone: (504) 380-1247

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)

Midway compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Midway on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
  • #96 (71342) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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