Midway, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 2,704.
Males: 1,319  (48.8%)
Females: 1,385  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 37659.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,697 (it was $32,594 in 2000)
Midway:

$40,697
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,263 (it was $15,232 in 2000)

Midway CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $137,507 (it was $87,900 in 2000)
Midway:

$137,507
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $171,759; Detached houses: $190,651; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,680; In 2-unit structures: $150,655; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,650; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,487; Mobile homes: $47,578
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  • Races in Midway, TN (2000)

    Midway races chart
    • 2,37995.5%White alone
    • 421.7%Black alone
    • 271.1%Two or more races
    • 140.6%Asian alone
    • 150.6%Hispanic
    • 80.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone
    • 20.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Midway: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (32.3%), Irish (10.5%), English (10.0%), German (8.9%), Scotch-Irish (6.9%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 6.19 square miles.

Population density: 437 people per square mile   (low).

Midway,TN real estate house value index trend

Midway, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Midway:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Midway CDP:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

19 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.8%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Midway CDP:  0.6% ($529)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Midway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (3.8 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (116.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (471.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jonesborough, TN (1.7 miles ), Johnson City, TN (2.0 miles ), Bethesda, TN (2.5 miles ), Pine Crest, TN (2.5 miles ), Unicoi, TN (2.6 miles ), Central, TN (2.6 miles ), Watauga, TN (3.0 miles ), Oak Grove, TN (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.29 N, Longitude: 82.42 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Midway, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Midway, Tennessee average temperatures Midway, Tennessee average precipitation Midway, Tennessee humidity Midway, Tennessee wind speed Midway, Tennessee snowfall Midway, Tennessee sunshine Midway, Tennessee clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Midway-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Midway place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Midway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 80% 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 156.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Midway center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 167.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from Midway center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Midway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Midway:

  • LAKEBRIDGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; JOHNSON CITY, TN)
  • DAVITA TENNESSEE VALLEY DIAL CNTR (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; JOHNSON CITY, TN)
  • (CLOSED) WOODRIDGE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; JOHNSON CITY, TN)
  • JOHNSON CITY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; JOHNSON CITY, TN)
  • FRANKLIN TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; JOHNSON CITY, TN)
  • FRANKLIN TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; JOHNSON CITY, TN)
  • JONESBOROUGH NH (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; JONESBOROUGH, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Midway:

  • East Tennessee State University (about 3 miles; Johnson City, TN; Full-time enrollment: 12,774)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 14 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Tusculum College (about 21 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • King University (about 25 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Appalachian State University (about 42 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • Walters State Community College (about 48 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 48 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)

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Church in Midway: Midway Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Vines Cemetery (1), Little Cemetery (2), Onks Cemetery (3), Leach Cemetery (4), Fine Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.48
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0520. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0520
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.3%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.4%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.8%
Whole state:

5.8%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Tennessee average:

13.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Midway CDP (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant51,327182
Mainline Protestant12,87750
Catholic3,0001
Other1,9248
Black Protestant7365
Orthodox451
None53,070-
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: 20
Washington County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Washington County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Washington County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
Here:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.0%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Midway:

52.7%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.9%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Midway:

28.7
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Midway:

19.8%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Midway:

7.3%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Midway:

37.1%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

60.3%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Midway, TN Residents

7.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.52%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($119 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sullivan County, TN  1.37% ($32,307 average AGI)
from Carter County, TN  0.96% ($27,972)
from Greene County, TN  0.43% ($23,573)


6.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($381 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sullivan County, TN  1.31% ($32,121 average AGI)
to Carter County, TN  0.97% ($26,136)
to Greene County, TN  0.40% ($23,616)

Strongest AM radio stations in Midway:

  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEMB (1420 AM; 5 kW; ERWIN, TN; Owner: W E M B, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Midway:

  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WXIS (103.9 FM; ERWIN, TN; Owner: WEMB, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOS (104.9 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Midway:

  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOPI-CA (Channel 9; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKPT-TV (Channel 19; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Midway)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DILLON HOPSON FISHER YOUNGSTER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 928SD , Serial Number: B0029V, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Dillon R Hopson, 1880 Little Warrensburg Rd, Midway, TN 37809

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$115,77625$148,22462$133,6155$88,07415$110,1942$33,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$104,6602$92,0256$116,7080$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$122,8205$106,37225$109,5343$39,3972$80,4553$64,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$103,4772$127,45011$142,9181$111,0700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$111,9030$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0605.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$314,7002$152,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$192,6001$197,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0605.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Midway, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1667.7 years
William1472.1 years
Robert968.7 years
Charles866.0 years
George873.9 years
Mary781.9 years
Carl670.1 years
Walter670.5 years
Clarence672.1 years
Henry582.0 years
Most common last names in Midway, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bible1676.3 years
Cobble1473.8 years
Kirk1179.8 years
Cansler965.8 years
Witt778.4 years
Lowe778.6 years
Hogan775.6 years
Ragan767.7 years
Carter670.8 years
Jones672.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Midway compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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