Latitude: 31.6822

Longitude: -92.1469

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Midway, La Salle Parish, Louisiana

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Geography

Midway is located at (31.682294, -92.146866).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of, of which is land and (0.85%) is water.

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Demographics

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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Jena, Louisiana (2.28 km)

Jena is a large town in and the parish seat of La Salle Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 3,398 at the 2010 census. In September 2006, Jena became the focus of national news stories in the United States for a racial controversy involving its school system and a group of students known as the Jena Six. History Jena was named for Jena, Germany, where French Emperor Napoleon I won the Battle of Jena-Auerstedt in 1806. Geography Jena is located at (31.689993, -92.124781) and has an elevation of .

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Tullos, Louisiana (22.92 km)

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Sandy Lake, Louisiana (23.6 km)

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