Matewan, Mingo County, West Virginia

Matewan: Human settlement in Mingo County, West Virginia, United States of America

About

Matewan is a city located in the county of Mingo in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 499 and a population density of 349 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 415 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Matewan

Population : 415 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Mingo County
Different from : Matewan
Postal code : 25678
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 1.43 km2
Altitude : 705 feet / 215, 215 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:54:00 (4th February 2023)
Density : 290 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -20.24% (2010-2020)

Geography

Matewan is located at 37°37'19"N 82°9'47"W (37.6220500, -82.1631900).

Matewan map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Matewan decreased by 20.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 499 - census
2011 495 -0.81% estimation process
2012 485 -2.06% estimation process
2013 481 -0.83% estimation process
2014 473 -1.69% estimation process
2015 465 -1.72% estimation process
2016 451 -3.1% estimation process
2017 440 -2.5% estimation process
2018 432 -1.85% estimation process
2019 424 -1.89% estimation process
2020 415 -2.17% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 182,799
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 170,322
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 181,099
April 1, 2010 Population : 167,674
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.5%
People over 65 (%) : 16.6%
Female persons, % : 53.2%
White only, percent : 62.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 31.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 2.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 57.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 9,889
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.6%

Matewan zip code is 25678. County name: Mingo, County fips: 54059

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $167,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,228
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $442
2015-2019 median gross rent : $859
2015-2019 Households : 75,940
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 763,505
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,891,412
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,598,082
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 4,359,074
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,450
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,527
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,592
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 16,348
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,929
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,355
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,574
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,752
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,578
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 13,567
2010 population per square mile : 1,222.5
2010 land area in square miles : 137.15

Schools in Matewan

College & universities near Matewan, WV

Code Name City ZIP
486202 Mingo Extended Learning Center Delbarton (WV) 25670-9797

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Matewan, WV

Code Name Address Type
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL
CHW Charleston 350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL

Post offices near Matewan

Post Office Name City ZIP
Matewan Post Office Matewan (WV) 25678

Other cities in Mingo County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mingo County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Williamson 2,616 County seat of Mingo County, West Virginia, United States
Gilbert Creek 1,090 Census-designated place in Mingo County, West Virginia
Chattaroy 756 Census-designated place in Mingo County, West Virginia
Delbarton 487 Town in Mingo County, West Virginia, United States
Gilbert 378 Town in West Virginia
Kermit 341 Town in Mingo County, West Virginia, United States