Matthews, Indiana Population 2021

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Matthews is a city located in Grant County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 557, it is the 400th largest city in Indiana and the 12847th largest city in the United States . Matthews is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -6.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 596 in 2010. Matthews reached it's highest population of 590 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Matthews has a population density of 1,581 people per square mile.

The average household income in Matthews is $47,878 with a poverty rate of 21.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $564 per month, and the median house value is $66,400. The median age in Matthews is 47 years, 46.7 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Matthews Demographics

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

  • White: 99.36%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Matthews, Indiana is 557 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 560.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 596.

Matthews, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61899.36%
Two or More Races40.64%
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Matthews Population by Race

Matthews Population Pyramid $2021

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Matthews Median Age

47


Total

46.7


Male

52.5


Female

Matthews Adults

There are 498 adults, (121 of whom are seniors) in Matthews.

Matthews Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Matthews Sex Ratio

Female

322

51.77%

Male

300

48.23%

Matthews Population by Age

Matthews Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Matthews Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.6%3.4%
Female84%16%
Male76.9%23.1%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family38.6%61.4%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Matthews Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2722.2975.7
Married1462.7696.6
Non Family881.1138.6
Female253.484
Male132.7776.9

2.77

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Matthews Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91.88%
9th to 12th Grade6212.97%
High School Graduate22446.86%
Some College10321.55%
Associates Degree357.32%
Bachelors Degree296.07%
Graduate Degree163.35%
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Matthews Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Matthews Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Matthews Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,385$45,357$29,779
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,729$41,786$28,083
Some College$48,889$56,250$
Bachelors Degree$53,750$80,625$
Graduate Degree$49,722$$49,722

$43,385

Average Earnings

$45,357

Average Male

$29,779

Average Female

Matthews Earnings by Educational Attainment

Matthews Language by Age

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Matthews Language

100.00% of Matthews 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.

Matthews Language

Matthews Poverty by Race

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21.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.67%

Male Poverty Rate

25.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Matthews

The race most likely to be in poverty in Matthews is White, with 21.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Matthews is White, with 21.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.85%.

Matthews Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School22.77%
Some College16.67%
Less Than 9th Grade9.86%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%

Matthews Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed43.75%
Female Employed11.46%
Male Employed8.27%

Matthews Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Matthews Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,914$47,878
Families$44,375$53,611
Married Families$55,000-
Non Families-$31,383
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Income by Household Type

Matthews Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Matthews Married by Age and Sex

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Matthews Marriage

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

Matthews Marital Status by Race

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Matthews Marital Status

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39

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Matthews Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6423
65 to 7410
75+3
35 to 543
18 to 34

Matthews Veterans by Age

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Matthews Veterans by Race

Matthews Veterans by Education

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5.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matthews Veterans by Education

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47.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Matthews Employment by Age

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Matthews Employment by Race

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Matthews 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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75.56%

Born in Matthews

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Matthews residents were born in the United States, with 75.56% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Matthews Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021557-1-0.18%
2020558-1-0.18%
2019559-1-0.18%
2018560-2-0.36%
2017562-2-0.35%
2016564-5-0.88%
2015569-10-1.73%
2014579-2-0.34%
2013581-2-0.34%
2012583-3-0.51%
2011586-4-0.68%
20105900.00%

Matthews Population by Year