Mathews County VA Information


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  1. Mathews County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forMathews County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Mathews County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,815
Population in Households 8,721
Population in Familes 7,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density2 103
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $62,548
Average Household Income $82,767
Per Capita Income $35,876


Total Housing Units 5,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,247 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 538 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,969 (34.2%)
Median Home Value $262,892
Average Home Value $392,455


Total Households 3,785
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,574
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.22% -0.42%
Households -0.23% -0.43%
Families -0.37% -0.53%
Median Household Income   3.8%
Per Capita Income   4.28%


Mathews County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mathews County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 118 12th
Population Density # 69 49th
Diversity Index # 102 24th
Median Household Income # 39 71st
Per Capita Income # 21 85th

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