Midway, Washington County, Pennsylvania

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Midway
Commercial building at Washington Ave and Prospect St.
Commercial building at Washington Ave and Prospect St.
Location of Midway in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Midway in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
Midway is located in Pennsylvania
Midway
Midway
Location of Midway in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°22′5″N 80°17′33″W / 40.36806°N 80.29250°W / 40.36806; -80.29250Coordinates: 40°22′5″N 80°17′33″W / 40.36806°N 80.29250°W / 40.36806; -80.29250
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWashington
Established1866
Government
 • MayorKaren Bartosh
Area
 • Total0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Land0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total913
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
873
 • Density1,984.09/sq mi (766.09/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EDT)
Area code(s)724, 878
FIPS code42-49240
GNIS feature ID1215672

Midway is a borough in Washington County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The population was 913 at the 2010 census. The community gained its name from being the midpoint, or "mid-way" stop along the railroad between Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Steubenville, Ohio.

Geography[edit]

Midway is located at 40°22′5″N 80°17′33″W / 40.36806°N 80.29250°W / 40.36806; -80.29250 (40.368154, -80.292409).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km2), all of it land.

Surrounding neighborhoods[edit]

Midway has two borders with the townships of Robinson to the north, east and west, and Smith to the south.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880581
1910941
1920886−5.8%
19309517.3%
19409883.9%
19509930.5%
19601,0121.9%
19701,18817.4%
19801,187−0.1%
19901,043−12.1%
2000982−5.8%
2010913−7.0%
2019 (est.)873[2]−4.4%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 982 people, 411 households, and 295 families living in the borough. The population density was 2,225.0 people per square mile (861.7/km2). There were 431 housing units at an average density of 976.6/sq mi (378.2/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.88% White, 0.51% African American, 0.20% Asian, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 411 households, out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 20.5% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,078, and the median income for a family was $41,458. Males had a median income of $33,958 versus $22,404 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,783. About 5.5% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.4% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.