Mathews, Virginia Population 2021

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Mathews is a city located in Mathews County Virginia. Mathews has a 2020 population of 569. It is also the county seat of Mathews County. Mathews is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 555 in 2010. Mathews reached it's highest population of 807 in 2012.

The average household income in Mathews is $31,239 with a poverty rate of 24.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $171,500. The median age in Mathews is 66 years, 69.9 years for males, and 63.6 years for females.

Mathews Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mathews was:

  • White: 66.96%
  • Black or African American: 33.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Mathews, Virginia is 569 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 589.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 555.

Mathews, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38166.96%
Black or African American18833.04%
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Mathews Population by Race

Mathews Population Pyramid $2021

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Mathews Median Age

66


Total

69.9


Male

63.6


Female

Mathews Adults

There are 531 adults, (285 of whom are seniors) in Mathews.

Mathews Age Dependency

131.3

Age Dependency Ratio

115.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mathews Sex Ratio

Female

405

71.18%

Male

164

28.82%

Mathews Population by Age

Mathews Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mathews Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married100%0%
All57.1%42.9%
Non Family0%100%
Male0%0%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mathews Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2871.7757.1
Married1272.2100
Non Family12300
Female372.81100
Male00

2.34

Average Family Size

1.77

Average Household Size

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Mathews Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade101.88%
9th to 12th Grade61.13%
High School Graduate30858.00%
Some College8716.38%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree10119.02%
Graduate Degree193.58%
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Mathews Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mathews Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.99%.

Mathews Educational Attainment by Race

Mathews Language by Age

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Mathews Language

100.00% of Mathews residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Mathews Language

Mathews Poverty by Race

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24.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

35.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mathews

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mathews is Black, with 68.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mathews is Black, with 68.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.80%.

Mathews Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School43.31%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th GradeNaN%

Mathews Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Mathews Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mathews Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households-$31,239
Families$45,571$52,895
Married Families$37,446-
Non Families--
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Income by Household Type

Mathews Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mathews Married by Age and Sex

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Mathews Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Mathews Marital Status by Race

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Mathews Marital Status

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78

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam78
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Mathews Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7455
75+23
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Mathews Veterans by Age

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Mathews Veterans by Race

Mathews Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mathews Veterans by Education

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17.7%

Labor Force Participation

17.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Mathews Employment by Age

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Mathews Employment by Race

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Mathews Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.94%

Born in Mathews

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mathews residents were born in the United States, with 56.94% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mathews Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215690.00%
20205690.00%
2019569-20-3.40%
2018589-93-13.64%
20176827412.17%
2016608193.23%
2015589-135-18.65%
2014724-27-3.60%
2013751-56-6.94%
201280712117.64%
201168613123.60%
20105550.00%

Mathews Population by Year