The Town of Matewan had a population of 484 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Matewan is located at latitude 37.6222 and longitude -82.1593 in Mingo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Matewan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mingo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.
The Town of Matewan (GNIS ID: 2391291) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Matewan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||484|
|Population in Familes||390|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||1.89|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||307 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||157 (51.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||99 (32.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||51 (16.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$63,542|
|Average Home Value||$76,582|
|Median Household Income||$27,219|
|Average Household Income||$41,073|
|Per Capita Income||$17,444|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.59%|
|Per Capita Income||1.22%|
The table below compares Matewan to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West 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.
|Total Population||# 253||38th|
|Population Density1||# 183||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 138||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 373||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 346||15th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.