Midway South, Texas

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Population in 2010: 2,239.
Population change since 2000: +30.9%
Males: 1,030  (46.0%)
Females: 1,209  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

25.6 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 78596.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,857 (it was $18,657 in 2000)
Midway South:

$41,857
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $14,608 (it was $6,591 in 2000)

Midway South CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,682 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Midway South:

$88,682
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $118,291; detached houses: $124,054; mobile homes: $61,953

Median gross rent in 2019: $689.

March 2019 cost of living index in Midway South: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.5%
(25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.3% for American Indian residents, 37.8% for other race residents, 47.5% for two or more races residents)

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Ancestries: American (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,801 people per square mile   (low).

Midway South, Texas map

426 residents are foreign born (17.3% Latin America).

This place:

17.3%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,029 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $379 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Hidalgo, TX (2.3 miles , pop. 102,051).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (115.9 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (229.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Midway North, TX (1.3 miles ),
Weslaco, TX (1.4 miles ),
Donna, TX (1.4 miles ),
Southeast Hidalgo, TX (1.5 miles ),
Villa Verde, TX (1.5 miles ),
Scissors, TX (1.5 miles ),
Llano Grande, TX (1.9 miles ),
Olivarez, TX (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 26.16 N, Longitude: 98.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Distribution of median household income in Midway South, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Midway South, TX in 2019
Midway South satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

12.5%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Midway South, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (20.2%)
  • Educational services (20.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.4%)
  • Truck transportation (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (18.6%)
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Truck transportation (13.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.0%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.0%)
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
Most common occupations in Midway South, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.4%)
  • Bus drivers (8.8%)
  • Construction laborers (8.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.7%)
  • Carpenters (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17.3%)
  • Construction laborers (12.8%)
  • Carpenters (10.2%)
  • Cashiers (8.4%)
  • Bus drivers (8.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (19.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (13.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (13.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.3%)
  • Other financial specialists (10.4%)
  • Bus drivers (9.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.7%)

Average climate in Midway South, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.3. This is about average.

City:

82.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Midway South-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Midway South place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 26.3 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Midway South-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.1 miles away from Midway South center
On 11/13/2017 at 11:23:01, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/2010 at 02:10:42, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 432.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.7 miles away from Midway South center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hidalgo County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Midway South topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Midway South:

  • MISSION KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • MILAGROS II HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • JOHN KNOX VIL OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • A HEALING TOUCH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • CON BRAZOS ABIERTOS HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • IMS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; DONNA, TX)
  • A BEAUTIFUL DAY HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WESLACO, TX)

Amtrak station near Midway South:

  • 14 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

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

  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 14 miles; Edinburg, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 16 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 23 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 38 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 95 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 116 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 118 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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Hidalgo 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:

4.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

91.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
6 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Midway South:

Marital status in Midway South, TX
  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Midway South:

  • High school or higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.3
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Midway South, TX (based on Hidalgo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic269,07156
Evangelical Protestant75,327525
Other18,51043
Mainline Protestant14,39452
Orthodox1601
None397,307-
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: 79
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 240
Hidalgo County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

15.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Midway South:

43.8%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.6%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Midway South:

27.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.6%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.8%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Midway South:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.2%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Midway South:

52.2%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Midway South:

81.5%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Midway South, TX Residents

2.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.70%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($38,428 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.21% ($37,634)
from Bexar County, TX  0.17% ($57,802)


3.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($42,402 average AGI)
to Cameron County, TX  0.29% ($40,000)
to Harris County, TX  0.27% ($36,059)

Strongest AM radio stations in Midway South:

  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Midway South:

  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)

TV broadcast stations around Midway South:

  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)

Midway South fatal accident list:

Nov 8, 2011 07:03 PM, Midway Rd, Lat: 26.159061, Lon: -98.022031, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 3, Fatalities: 2
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Midway South, TX
  • 92.3%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Midway South, TX
  • 81.5%Electricity
  • 12.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.7%No fuel used


Midway South compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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