Matthews, Missouri Population 2023

507

Matthews is a city located in New Madrid County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 507, it is the 481st largest city in Missouri and the 19022nd largest city in the United States.Matthews is currently declining at a rate of -1.74% annually and its population has decreased by -20.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 635 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Matthews has a population density of 259 people per square mile.

The average household income in Matthews is $43,598 with a poverty rate of 19.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Matthews is 44.3 years, 50.6 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Matthews Demographics

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

  • White: 98.43%
  • Black or African American: 1.26%
  • Two or more races: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Matthews, Missouri is 507 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 635.

Matthews, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Matthews Population by Race

Matthews Population Pyramid 2023

Matthews Median Age

44.3

Total

50.6

Male

38.4

Female

Matthews Adults

There are 525 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in Matthews.

Matthews Age Dependency

48

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Matthews Sex Ratio

Female35155.28%
Male28444.72%

Matthews Population by Age

Matthews Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.9

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Matthews Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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 white people with a rate of 3.88%.

Matthews Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,985

Average Earnings

$33,125

Average Male

$

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

99.16% of Matthews residents speak only English, while 0.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Matthews Language

Matthews Poverty by Race

rate

19.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.77%

Male Poverty Rate

24.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Matthews

The race most likely to be in poverty in Matthews is White, with 19.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Matthews is White, with 19.77% 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 31.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.90%.

Matthews Poverty

Matthews Poverty Rate by Education

Matthews Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Matthews Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Matthews Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

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

Matthews Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Matthews Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Matthews Veterans by War

Matthews Veterans by Age

count

Matthews Veterans by Race

Matthews Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matthews Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

11.2%

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

92.88%

Born in Matthews

118.91%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

118.91% of Matthews residents were born in the United States, with 92.88% having been born in Missouri. 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

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Matthews Population by Year