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Midway South, Texas
Census-designated place
Hidalgo County MidwaySouth.svg
Country  United States of America
State  Texas
County Flag of Hidalgo County, Texas.png Hidalgo
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Land 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 79 ft (24 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,239
 • Density 1,870/sq mi (700/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-48280
GNIS feature ID 1852737

Midway South is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hidalgo County, Texas. The population was 2,239 at the 2010 United States Census. It is part of the McAllenEdinburgMission Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Midway South is located at 26°9′36″N 98°1′6″W / 26.16°N 98.01833°W / 26.16; -98.01833 (26.159984, -98.018322).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,711 people, 419 households, and 372 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,376.3 people per square mile (532.8/km²). There were 461 housing units at an average density of 370.8/sq mi (143.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.58% White, 0.06% African American, 16.01% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 95.27% of the population.

There were 419 households out of which 59.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 19.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.0% were non-families. 8.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.07 and the average family size was 4.32.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 41.4% under the age of 18, 13.3% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 13.6% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $18,657, and the median income for a family was $19,352. Males had a median income of $12,321 versus $15,966 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $6,591. About 43.6% of families and 50.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 51.0% of those under age 18 and 42.0% of those age 65 or over.

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