Mathews, VA 23109 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23109: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mathews, VA 23109

Acceptable Alternative
Beaverlett, VA 23109

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 173
  • Single Family Addresses: 451
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mathews County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.443, Longitude -76.356
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mathews, VA 23109 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,898
Population in Households 1,844
Population in Familes 1,496
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 110
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 815
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 538
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,017 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 649 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $231,490
Average Home Value $358,706


Median Household Income $58,382
Average Household Income $75,022
Per Capita Income $33,114
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% -0.08%
Households 0.08% -0.07%
Families -0.03% -0.19%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mathews, VA 23109 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23109 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 539 38th
Population Density1 # 368 58th
Diversity Index2 # 636 27th
Median Household Income # 284 68th
Per Capita Income # 209 76th

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