The Town of Matewan had a population of 520 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||520|
|Population in Familes||417|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$27,201|
|Average Household Income||$39,545|
|Per Capita Income||$16,696|
|Total Housing Units||301 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||168 (55.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||106 (35.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||28 ( 9.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$71,078|
|Average Home Value||$83,136|
|Average Household Size||1.9|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.18%|
|Per Capita Income||2.25%|
The table below compares Matewan to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West 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.
|Total Population||# 242||40th|
|Population Density||# 168||59th|
|Diversity Index||# 133||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 379||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 380||6th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.