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The Midway Census Designated Place had a population of 990 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 New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Midway is located at latitude 33.2973 and longitude -104.4512 in Chaves County. The formal boundaries for the Midway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chaves County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,573 feet.

The Midway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629119) 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.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Midway Census Designated Place is located within Southwest Chaves Division of Chaves 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: Cumberland.

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


Total Population 990
Population in Households 990
Population in Familes 873
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 398
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 325
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $76,415
Average Home Value $106,700


Median Household Income $41,023
Average Household Income $48,939
Per Capita Income $15,813
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.14%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families 0.2% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   0.71%
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, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Midway to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico 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 # 149 67th
Population Density1 # 143 68th
Diversity Index2 # 53 88th
Median Household Income # 182 59th
Per Capita Income # 363 18th

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