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Midway, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Midway had a population of 1,666 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 Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Midway is located at latitude 38.1553 and longitude -84.679 in Woodford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Midway (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Woodford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 827 feet.

The City of Midway (GNIS ID: 2404256) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Midway is located within Midway Division of Woodford County.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Midway: Middleway.

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


Total Population 1,666
Population in Households 1,530
Population in Familes 1,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density1 1,504
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 650
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 417
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 725 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 431 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $183,333
Average Home Value $231,713


Median Household Income $54,166
Average Household Income $68,608
Per Capita Income $27,788
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.46%
Households 0.17% 0.4%
Families 0.79% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Midway to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 184 66th
Population Density1 # 162 70th
Diversity Index2 # 116 79th
Median Household Income # 125 77th
Per Capita Income # 125 77th

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