Midway, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Midway, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Midway Census Designated Place had a population of 1,472 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Midway, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,472
Daytime Population: Workers 266
Daytime Population: Residents 1,009
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,275
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 1,345
Population in Familes 1,100
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density2 486
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $27,721
Average Household Income $45,372
Per Capita Income $17,570


Total Housing Units 657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 360 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 221 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $71,472
Average Home Value $90,208


Total Households 581
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 385
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.83% 1.05%
Households 1.98% 1.28%
Families 1.09% 1.12%
Median Household Income   -0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.37%

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, 2017 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 # 238 50th
Population Density # 267 44th
Diversity Index # 59 88th
Median Household Income # 421 11th
Per Capita Income # 405 15th

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