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Midway, LaSalle Parish,
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Coordinates: 31°40′56″N 92°08′49″W / 31.68222°N 92.14694°W / 31.68222; -92.14694Coordinates: 31°40′56″N 92°08′49″W / 31.68222°N 92.14694°W / 31.68222; -92.14694
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish LaSalle
 • Total 3.06 sq mi (7.93 km2)
 • Land 3.03 sq mi (7.85 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
203 ft (62 m)
 • Total 1,505
 • Density 491.5/sq mi (189.79/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 318
FIPS code 22-50395

Midway is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in LaSalle Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,291 at the 2010 census, down from 1,505 at the 2000 census.


Midway is located at 31°40′56″N 92°8′49″W / 31.68222°N 92.14694°W / 31.68222; -92.14694 (31.682294, -92.146866).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2), of which 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.85%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,505 people, 512 households, and 366 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 429.6 people per square mile (166.0/km2). There were 577 housing units at an average density of 164.7 per square mile (63.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 53.02% White, 45.58% African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 512 households, out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 24.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 29.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 79.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $19,479, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $27,100 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,819. About 28.4% of families and 30.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.9% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.

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