Midway, Texas

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Population in 2017: 233 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.1%
Males: 136  (58.7%)
Females: 97  (41.3%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75852.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,680 (it was $36,875 in 2000)
Midway:

$54,680
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,826 (it was $17,824 in 2000)

Midway city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $81,673 (it was $36,900 in 2000)
Midway:

$81,673
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $118,992; detached houses: $133,143; mobile homes: $81,503

Median gross rent in 2017: $832.

March 2019 cost of living index in Midway: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.1%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 62.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for other race residents, 16.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Midway, TX (2010)
    • 17375.9%White alone
    • 2812.3%Black alone
    • 2611.4%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Midway, Texas as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Midway is 30 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (21.2%), Irish (18.6%), German (8.5%), English (7.6%), British (3.4%), Ukrainian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.60 square miles.

Population density: 145 people per square mile   (very low).

Midway, Texas map

32 residents are foreign born (8.6% Latin America).

This city:

9.4%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,395 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bryan, TX (44.1 miles , pop. 65,660).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (59.8 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (89.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Madisonville, TX (3.3 miles ),
Porter Springs, TX (3.9 miles ),
Leona, TX (4.0 miles),
Lovelady, TX (4.4 miles ),
North Zulch, TX (4.5 miles ),
Bedias, TX (4.6 miles ),
Centerville, TX (4.6 miles ),
Normangee, TX (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 31.02 N, Longitude: 95.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 936

Distribution of median household income in Midway, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Midway, TX in 2017
Midway satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in Midway, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (22.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (25.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.1%)
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (6.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (18.6%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Midway, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Construction laborers (6.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)

Average climate in Midway, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Midway-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Midway city center killed one person and injured 8 people.

On 4/30/1954, a category F3 tornado 35.7 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Midway-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 325.1 miles away from Midway center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 208.9 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) earthquake occurred 456.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 254.7 miles away from Midway center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 400.2 miles away from Midway center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 199.8 miles away from Midway center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Midway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Midway:

  • MADISONVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)
  • MADISONVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)
  • RIVERWOOD HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)
  • SIERRA HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)
  • MOSAIC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)
  • MADISON ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)

Airports located in Midway:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Midway:

  • Sam Houston State University (about 24 miles; Huntsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,233)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 46 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Lone Star College System (about 60 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Angelina College (about 64 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 66 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • Blinn College (about 72 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 8,959)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 75 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The maximum security prison (Ferguson Unit) is at 12120 Savage Drive in Midway, Tx, 75852.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Midway Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Midway:

Marital status in Midway, TX
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

For population 25 years and over in Midway:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,72029
Catholic1,4261
Mainline Protestant7433
Other2832
Black Protestant1811
None6,311-
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
Here:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Madison County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
State:

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

17.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Midway:

41.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Midway:

23.4%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Midway:

13.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Midway:

35.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Midway, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,080$24,9600$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$663
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,224
Totals for Government 1$2,080$24,9603$1,887

Midway government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($343.35)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($77.25)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($60.09)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($25.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($17.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,000 ($171.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.29)

Midway government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $30,000 ($128.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($343.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($283.26)
    Other: $50,000 ($214.59)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $78,000 ($334.76)

Midway government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,000 ($523.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,000 ($476.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($47.21)

Midway government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $219,000 ($939.91)

6.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Brazos County, TX  1.25% ($44,635 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  1.22% ($46,608)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.67% ($63,214)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Brazos County, TX  1.01% ($32,643 average AGI)
to Walker County, TX  0.98% ($28,878)
to Harris County, TX  0.79% ($31,848)

Strongest AM radio stations in Midway:

  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMVL (1220 AM; 1 kW; MADISONVILLE, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT DBA/HUNT BROADCASTING)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KIVY (1290 AM; 3 kW; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Midway:

  • KMVL-FM (100.5 FM; MADISONVILLE, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT DBA HUNT BROADCASTING)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBHT (93.5 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: NICOL BROADCASTING LTD.)
  • KUST (99.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KAGG (96.1 FM; MADISONVILLE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIVY-FM (92.7 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT)
  • KTCJ (105.9 FM; CENTERVILLE, TX; Owner: GOOD SAMARITAN COMMUNICATIONS OF PIOCHE, INC.)
  • KSAM-FM (101.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HEH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Midway:

  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KHTX-LP (Channel 30; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTWC-LP (Channel 12; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHXL-LP (Channel 7; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KIVY-LP (Channel 16; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: JIM GIBBS)

Midway fatal accident list:

Aug 7, 2017 06:05 AM, Fm 247, Lat: 31.015164, Lon: -95.740281, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 2003 04:20 PM, Fm247, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.1mTotal length
  • $330,000Total costs
  • 36,780Total average daily traffic
  • 6,300Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,640Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Midway, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Midway, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4 Mi Sw Of Milford (Lat: 32.098194 Lon: -97.006389), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KYE399,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.575 MHz, 451.575 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/1999, Expiration Date: 12/04/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2002, Registrant: Verestar, Inc., 3040 Williams Drive, Suite 600, Fairfax, VA 22031, Phone: (703) 206-9000, Fax: (703) 573-3522, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K5IMJ, Grant Date: 07/29/1999, Expiration Date: 12/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2002, Registrant: Frederick R Harbour, 9434 Idaho Ln, Midway, TX 75852-4188
  • Call Sign: K5YCZ, Licensee ID: L00296043, Grant Date: 12/31/2010, Expiration Date: 01/22/2021, Registrant: Charles V Hughes, 6191 Wiseman Rd, Midway, TX 75852
  • Call Sign: KC5FAF, Licensee ID: L00156828, Grant Date: 10/25/2013, Expiration Date: 01/18/2024, Certifier: Gene A Bengtson Mr, Registrant: Gene A Bengtson Mr, 18397 Fm 1119, Midway, TX 75852
  • Call Sign: KC5JHI, Licensee ID: L00209784, Grant Date: 07/17/2014, Expiration Date: 08/31/2024, Certifier: Betty M Bengtson, Registrant: Betty M Bengtson, 18397 Fm 1119, Midway, TX 75852
  • Call Sign: WB5TNV, Grant Date: 07/28/1999, Expiration Date: 01/04/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2006, Registrant: Dorothy F Harbour, 9434 Idaho Ln, Midway, TX 75852-4188

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AK1A (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 331PB , Serial Number: T18208629, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 08/19/2014
    Registrant (Individual): John W Jr Wiseman, 8204 Youngs Hill Ln, Midway, TX 75852

Most common first names in Midway, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1678.2 years
Robert1471.8 years
Mary1389.0 years
James1367.9 years
John1374.5 years
Willie1277.9 years
Fannie783.0 years
George672.6 years
Frank579.8 years
Edgar568.8 years
Most common last names in Midway, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ferguson1476.1 years
Williams1374.1 years
Starns1276.2 years
Johnson1170.9 years
Washington979.1 years
Bailey980.2 years
Lewis979.5 years
Nauls981.1 years
Nealey975.3 years
Brown973.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Midway, TX
  • 66.3%Electricity
  • 18.8%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Midway, TX
  • 87.9%Electricity
  • 6.1%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Midway compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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