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Midway, Alabama

Midway is a town located in Bullock County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 457.

Geography Midway is located at 32°4'27.854" North, 85°31'12.857" West (32.074404, -85.520238).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.1 km² (1.6 mi²). 4.1 km² (1.6 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 457 people, 189 households, and 124 families residing in the town. The population density is 112.4/km² (290.3/mi²). There are 230 housing units at an average density of 56.6/km² (146.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 11.16% White, 88.84% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 189 households out of which 34.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.5% are married couples living together, 37.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% are non-families. 31.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 3.06.

In the town the population is spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 71.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 63.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $12,143, and the median income for a family is $19,063. Males have a median income of $25,938 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town is $9,036. 42.5% of the population and 38.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 52.4% are under the age of 18 and 45.0% are 65 or older.

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