Midway, Washington County, Pennsylvania

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Midway
Borough
Commercial building at Washington Ave and Prospect St.
Commercial building at Washington Ave and Prospect St.
Location of Midway in Washington County
Location of Midway in Washington County
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
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington
Established 1866
Government
 • Mayor Karen Bartosh
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 910
 • Density 2,300/sq mi (880/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 724

Midway is a borough in Washington County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The population was 982 at the 2000 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).[1]

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.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 581
1910 941
1920 886 −5.8%
1930 951 7.3%
1940 988 3.9%
1950 993 0.5%
1960 1,012 1.9%
1970 1,188 17.4%
1980 1,187 −0.1%
1990 1,043 −12.1%
2000 982 −5.8%
2010 913 −7.0%
Est. 2015 894 [2] −2.1%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 982 people, 411 households, and 295 families residing 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]

Dick Haley, former NFL football player and Player Personnel Director of the Pittsburgh Steelers and NY Jets.

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