Midway, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Midway, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Midway Census Designated Place had a population of 1,269 as of July 1, 2016. Midway ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Midway is located at latitude 31.6756 and longitude -92.1466 in La Salle Parish Parish. The formal boundaries for the Midway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. La Salle Parish Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

The Midway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403288) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Midway Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 10, a minor civil division (MCD) of La Salle Parish Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Midway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Midway, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,269
Population in Households 1,151
Population in Familes 940
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 419
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 499
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 329
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 300 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $67,831
Average Home Value $86,794


Median Household Income $25,205
Average Household Income $41,902
Per Capita Income $16,237
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.19%
Households -0.16% -0.16%
Families -1.25% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Midway, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Midway to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 253 47th
Population Density1 # 296 38th
Diversity Index2 # 59 88th
Median Household Income # 442 7th
Per Capita Income # 424 11th

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