Mathews County, Virginia Population 2019

Mathews County, Virginia's estimated population is 8,731 with a growth rate of -0.66% 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
20188,802710.81%
20178,731-58-0.66%
20168,789-55-0.62%
20158,844300.34%
20148,814-85-0.96%
20138,899-12-0.13%
20128,911-33-0.37%
20118,944-30-0.33%
20108,9746267.50%
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
White7,585
Black or African American927
Two or More Races261
American Indian and Alaska Native28
Asian26
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

Mathews County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Mathews County, Virginia Median Age

52.6


Total

50.5


Male

53.1


Female

Mathews County, Virginia Adults

There are 7,468 adults, (2,611 of whom are seniors) in Mathews County, Virginia.

Mathews County, Virginia Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

53.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Mathews County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,601

52.11%

Male

4,229

47.89%

Mathews County, Virginia Households and Families

Mathews County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mathews County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.9%9.1%
All86.2%13.8%
Non Family83.4%16.6%
Female60.8%39.2%

86.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7662.3286.2
Married2,1082.7790.9
Non Family1,2261.2183.4
Female3162.9660.8
Male1163.98100

2.8

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mathews County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1752.52%
9th to 12th Grade4206.04%
High School Graduate2,31833.32%
Some College1,80725.97%
Associates Degree3645.23%
Bachelors Degree1,19917.23%
Graduate Degree6749.69%

Mathews County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9435,5661,764
Black78556766
Multiple Races163163
Hispanic404028
Native American282828
Asian262615

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,440$44,206$27,654
Less Than High School$21,176$27,500$15,278
High School Grad$24,542$43,708$21,748
Some College$32,064$35,760$30,833
Bachelors Degree$60,625$128,049$47,222
Graduate Degree$56,739$60,294$51,316

$35,440

Average Earnings

$44,206

Average Male

$27,654

Average Female

Mathews County, Virginia Language

Mathews County, Virginia Language by Age

Mathews County, Virginia Language

98.75% of Mathews County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Mathews County, Virginia Poverty

Mathews County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5066338.43%
Black92028030.43%
Multiple261197.28%

10.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.80%

Male Poverty Rate

8.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mathews County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mathews County, Virginia is Black, with 30.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mathews County, Virginia is Multiple, with 7.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.78%
High School12.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.85%
Some College2.22%
Name Poverty
Female Employed8.26%
Male Employed1.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mathews County, Virginia Income

Mathews County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,622$80,888
Families$66,722$84,612
Married Families$74,556-
Non Families$38,990$70,948

Mathews County, Virginia Marital Status

Mathews County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mathews County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Mathews County, Virginia Veterans

919

Number of Veterans

850

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam281
First Gulf War217
Korea113
Second Gulf War107
World War II32

Mathews County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White76311.92%
2 or More10157.06%
Black323.88%
Hispanic1230.00%
Indian1242.86%
Asian1142.31%

Mathews County, Virginia Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mathews County, Virginia Employment Status

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

  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