Woodway is a city in McLennan County, Texas, United States. The population was 8,733 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Waco Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.6square miles (17.1Square kilometers), all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 8,733 people, 3,382households, and 2,759families residing in the city. The population density was 1,324.1people per square mile (510.9Square kilometers). There were 3,481housing units at an average density of 527.8per square mile (203.6Square kilometers).