Matthews, Indiana Population 2024

495

Matthews is a city located in Grant County, Howard County, and Madison County Indiana. Matthews has a 2024 population of 495. Matthews is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has increased by 0.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 493 in 2020.

The average household income in Matthews is $57,184 with a poverty rate of 18.1%. The median age in Matthews is 52.4 years: 53.3 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Matthews Demographics

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

  • White: 96.32%
  • Two or more races: 3.68%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,404.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.41% (2)
The current population of Matthews, Indiana is 495 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 493.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41996.32%
Two or more races163.68%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Matthews Population by Race

Matthews Population Pyramid 2024

Matthews Median Age

52.4

Total

53.3

Male

50.3

Female

Matthews Adults

There are 379 adults, (99 of whom are seniors) in Matthews.

Matthews Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20

Child Dependency Ratio

Matthews Sex Ratio

Female22551.72%
Male21048.28%

Matthews Population by Age

Matthews Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2042.1378.421.6
Non Family1011.2375.224.8
Married752.9197.32.7
Female183.6744.455.6
Male102.73070

2.89

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Matthews Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade133.72%
Associates Degree329.17%
Bachelors Degree246.88%
Graduate Degree174.87%
High School Graduate19856.73%
Less Than 9th Grade20.57%
Some College6318.05%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Matthews Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Matthews Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White34132636
2+ Races885

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 62.5%.

Matthews Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$90,556$90,556$0
Graduate Degree$57,656$0$57,656
High School Graduate$32,609$53,333$18,542
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$33,370$50,000$19,271
Some College$0$0$0

$33,370

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$19,271

Average Female

Matthews Earnings by Educational Attainment

Matthews Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Matthews Language

100% of Matthews residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Matthews Language

Matthews Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4157317.59%
Multiple16531.25%

18.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.77%

Male Poverty Rate

27.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Matthews

The race most likely to be in poverty in Matthews is Multiple, with 31.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Matthews is White, with 17.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.38%.

Matthews Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College29.47%
Less Than 9th Grade20%
High School11.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%

Matthews Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.7%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed5.1%

Matthews Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Matthews Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,528$75,263
Households$43,281$57,184
Married Families$61,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,567$38,301

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Matthews Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Matthews Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Matthews Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Matthews Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Matthews Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War9
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War4
Korea0
World War II0

Matthews Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6418
35 to 547
65 to 745
75+4
18 to 342

Matthews Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White349.21%
2+ Races220%

Matthews Veterans by Race

Matthews Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matthews Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Matthews Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Matthews Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Matthews Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.31%

Born in Matthews

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Matthews residents were born in the United States, with 79.31% having been born in Indiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Matthews Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202949910.2%
202849810.2%
202749700%
202649710.2%
202549610.2%
202449500%
202349530.61%
202249200%
2021492-1-0.2%
2020493-66-11.81%
2019559-1-0.18%
201856000%
2017560-4-0.71%
2016564-5-0.88%
2015569-7-1.22%
2014576-2-0.35%
2013578-2-0.34%
2012580-4-0.68%
2011584-3-0.51%
201058700%

Matthews Population by Year