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The Midway Census Designated Place had a population of 998 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 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Midway: Cumberland.

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


Total Population 998
Daytime Population: Workers 114
Daytime Population: Residents 586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 700
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 998
Population in Familes 879
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 402
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $40,677
Average Household Income $49,669
Per Capita Income $16,025


Total Housing Units 375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 254 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $106,448


Total Households 326
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 247
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.38% 0.22%
Households 0.13% 0.12%
Families 0.23% -0.08%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

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, 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 # 147 67th
Population Density # 140 69th
Diversity Index # 56 87th
Median Household Income # 186 58th
Per Capita Income # 365 18th

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