The Mathews Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mathews County at latitude 37.4433 and longitude -76.3277. Mathews County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The formal official name is the Mathews Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mathews, Virginia.
The U5 Census Class Code for Mathews indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
The formal boundaries for the Mathews Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mathews: Mathews Court House, Matthews, Matthews Court House.
|Population in Households||541|
|Population in Familes||438|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||15|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||307 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||185 (60.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||49 (16.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||73 (23.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$150,000|
|Average Home Value||$221,371|
|Median Household Income||$56,059|
|Average Household Income||$65,055|
|Per Capita Income||$28,634|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.55%|
|Per Capita Income||2.47%|
The table below compares Mathews to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 434||27th|
|Population Density1||# 443||25th|
|Diversity Index2||# 472||20th|
|Median Household Income||# 220||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 196||67th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.