Mathews County, Virginia Population 2018

Mathews County, Virginia's estimated population is 8,779 with a growth rate of -0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mathews County, Virginia is the 118th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,779-69-0.78%
20168,848420.48%
20168,806-43-0.49%
20158,849340.39%
20148,815-84-0.94%
20138,899-11-0.12%
20128,910-33-0.37%
20118,943-30-0.33%
20108,9736257.49%
19908,3483534.42%
19807,99582711.54%
19707,168470.66%
19607,121-27-0.38%
19507,148-1-0.01%
19407,149-735-9.32%
19307,884-563-6.67%
19208,447-475-5.32%
19108,9226838.29%
19008,2396558.64%
18907,584831.11%
18807,5011,30120.98%
18706,200-891-12.57%
18607,0913775.62%
18506,714-728-9.78%
18407,442-222-2.90%
18307,66474410.75%
18206,9202,69363.71%
18104,227-1,579-27.20%
18005,8060.00%

Mathews County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,619
Black or African American869
Two or More Races220
American Indian and Alaska Native69
Asian47
Some Other Race20
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Mathews County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Mathews County, Virginia Median Age

51.5


Total

50.6


Male

51.8


Female

Mathews County, Virginia Adults

There are 7,379 adults, (2,584 of which are seniors) in Mathews County, Virginia.

Mathews County, Virginia Age Dependency

84.7

Age Dependency Ratio

54

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mathews County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,704

53.16%

Male

4,144

46.84%

Mathews County, Virginia Households and Families

Mathews County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mathews County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
Male87.3%12.7%
All84.6%15.4%
Non Family81.1%18.9%
Female44.7%55.3%

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mathews County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8372.2884.6
Married2,3082.791.1
Non Family1,1271.1781.1
Female2842.8944.7
Male1183.0987.3

2.71

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mathews County, Virginia Households

Mathews County, Virginia Education

Mathews County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1171.73%
9th to 12th Grade4626.82%
High School Graduate2,28333.68%
Some College1,73725.62%
Associates Degree3785.58%
Bachelors Degree1,04815.46%
Graduate Degree75411.12%

Mathews County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8905,4821,705
Black70052945
Multiple Races100100
Native American404022
Hispanic373728
Asian343424
Other Race666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mathews County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,765$45,938$29,561
Less Than High School$22,222$26,875$15,592
High School Grad$24,982$44,148$21,774
Some College$36,000$39,141$32,323
Bachelors Degree$68,551$118,155$48,311
Graduate Degree$51,406$79,167$34,728

$35,765

Average Earnings

$45,938

Average Male

$29,561

Average Female

Mathews County, Virginia Language

Mathews County, Virginia Language by Age

Mathews County, Virginia Language

97.59% of Mathews County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Mathews County, Virginia Poverty

Mathews County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5457069.36%
Black86312414.37%
Multiple220135.91%

9.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.75%

Male Poverty Rate

8.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mathews County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mathews County, Virginia is Black, with 14.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mathews County, Virginia is Multiple, with 5.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.55%.

Mathews County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.87%
High School10.85%
Bachelors or Greater7.88%
Some College1.37%

Mathews County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.00%
Female Employed4.09%
Male Employed3.86%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mathews County, Virginia Income

Mathews County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,049$79,719
Families$76,833$86,964
Married Families$87,500$
Non Families$37,783$60,216

Mathews County, Virginia Marital Status

Mathews County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mathews County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Mathews County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Mathews County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Mathews County, Virginia Veterans

Mathews County, Virginia Veterans by War

1,006

Number of Veterans

937

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam312
First Gulf War175
Korea128
Second Gulf War83
World War II30

Mathews County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74300
75+258
35 to 54221
55 to 64185
18 to 3442

Mathews County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White88913.91%
Black516.78%
2 or More4637.10%
Hispanic1027.03%
Asian1029.41%
Indian1025.00%

Mathews County, Virginia Veterans by Education

1.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mathews County, Virginia Employment Status

Mathews County, Virginia Employment by Age

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Mathews County, Virginia Employment by Race

Mathews County, Virginia Employment by Education

Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990