Midway, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Midway, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Midway had a population of 2,222 as of July 1, 2020. Midway ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Midway is located at latitude 31.8058 and longitude -81.4307 in Liberty County. The formal boundaries for the City of Midway encompass a land area of 6.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Liberty County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Midway (GNIS ID: 2404257) 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.

Georgia 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 Liberty County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Midway: Arcadia, Medway.


Midway, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 2,222 (100%)
Population in Households 2,173 (97.8%)
Population in Families 1,845 (83.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 49 ( 2.2%)
Population Density 345
Diversity Index2 62


Median Household Income $54,820
Average Household Income $64,540
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $23,670
Wealth Index5 51


Total HU (Housing Units) 927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 234 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 203 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $165,336
Average Home Value $180,448
Housing Affordability Index3 213


Total Households 724
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 521
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.45% 0.94%
Households 0.64% 1.05%
Families -0.11% 0.94%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
Owner Occupied HU   1.12%


Midway, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Midway to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 276 56th
Population Density # 426 32nd
Median Household Income # 164 74th
Housing Affordability Index # 348 56th
Per Capita Income # 249 60th
Diversity Index # 139 78th

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