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Midway, Florida
Motto: "A City of Progress & Possibilities"
Location in Gadsden County and the state of Florida
Location in Gadsden County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
Counties Gadsden
 • Total 9.2 sq mi (23.9 km2)
 • Land 9.2 sq mi (23.8 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 200 ft (60 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,004
 • Density 327/sq mi (126.1/km2)
ZIP Code 32343
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-45425
GNIS feature ID 0306037

Midway is a city in Gadsden County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,004 at the 2010 census, up from 1,446 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Tallahassee, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Midway is located in eastern Gadsden County at 30°29′42″N 84°27′45″W / 30.494878°N 84.462590°W / 30.494878; -84.462590. The city limits extend from the Little River in the west to the Ochlockonee River in the east. The Ochlockonee forms the Gadsden County–Leon County border.

The city is located along Interstate 10, with access from Exit 192 (U.S. Route 90). I-10 leads east 12 miles (19 km) to Tallahassee and west 52 miles (84 km) to Marianna. US 90 leads northwest 11 miles (18 km) to Quincy, the Gadsden County seat, and east 12 miles into Tallahassee.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Midway has a total area of 9.2 square miles (23.9 km2), of which 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.35%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 852
2000 1,446 69.7%
2010 3,004 107.7%
Est. 2015 3,276 9.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,004 people, 1,204 households, and 789 families residing in the city. The population density was 377.1 inhabitants per square mile (145.8/km²). There were 1,075 housing units at an average density of 191.4 per square mile (56.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.90% African American, 10.80% White, 1.00% Asian, 0.50% Pacific Islander, 2.10% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.80% of the population.

There were 1,204 households out of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.8% were married couples living together, 27.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the city, the population was spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 83.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,875, and the median income for a family was $26,389. Males had a median income of $21,650 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,287. About 26.2% of families and 31.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.7% of those under age 18 and 28.2% of those age 65 or over.

Coordinates: 30°29′42″N 84°27′45″W / 30.494878°N 84.46259°W / 30.494878; -84.46259

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