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Population in 2010: 1,291. Population change since 2000: -14.2%
Males: 596  (46.2%)
Females: 695  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71342.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,426 (it was $19,479 in 2000)
Midway:

$43,426
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,340

Midway CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,402 (it was $32,800 in 2000)
Midway:

$54,402
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $77,308; Detached houses: $81,298; Townhouses or other attached units: $60,081; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,097; Mobile homes: $73,074

Median gross rent in 2012: $333.

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  • Black alone - 671 (52.0%)
  • White alone - 596 (46.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Midway: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.3%), Irish (9.5%), French (5.0%), English (3.3%), Greek (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.50 square miles.

Population density: 368 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Midway:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Midway CDP:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

14 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.1%
Louisiana:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,625 (2.9%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (15%)
  • Extraction workers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (25%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Midway-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 148% 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 significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 8, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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 56 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,626)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 59 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Alcorn State University (about 61 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 66 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Grambling State University (about 68 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 98 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 99 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)

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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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.6%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Midway, LA


113 people in nursing homes in 2000

Midway compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Midway mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.89%
Here87.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristOther
Adherents85.7%6.5%3.9%1.0%2.7%
Congregations62.3%11.3%5.7%3.8%17.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

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
This county:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
La Salle Parish:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.6%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
La Salle Parish:

13.2%
State:

13.7%

6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,740 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Caldwell Parish, LA  0.57% ($21,292 average AGI)
from Catahoula Parish, LA  0.57% ($26,208)
from Rapides Parish, LA  0.54% ($28,391)


5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.86% ($33,972 average AGI)
to Grant Parish, LA  0.55% ($28,000)
to Caldwell Parish, LA  0.50% ($23,952)

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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/1999, Expiration Date: 12/31/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2008, Certifier: Mary Mcdermott
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2007, Expiration Date: 11/17/2017, Certifier: John H Wittig
    Registrant: Airtap Communications, LLC, 1720 Kaliste Saloom, Suite A6, Lafayette, LA 70508, Phone: (866) 621-5294, Fax: (225) 673-6449, Email:
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2007, Expiration Date: 11/17/2017, Certifier: John H Wittig
    Registrant: Airtap Communications, LLC, 1720 Kaliste Saloom, Suite A6, Lafayette, LA 70508, Phone: (866) 621-5294, Fax: (225) 673-6449, Email:
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2007, Expiration Date: 11/17/2017, Certifier: John H Wittig
    Registrant: Airtap Communications, LLC, 1720 Kaliste Saloom, Suite A6, Lafayette, LA 70508, Phone: (866) 621-5294, Fax: (225) 673-6449, Email:
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/1998, Expiration Date: 07/30/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2003, Certifier: David M Pfeffer
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/1994, Expiration Date: 08/18/1999, Cancellation Date: 11/20/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (504) 380-1247


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