Matthews is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Matthews Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jefferson County at latitude 33.211 and longitude -82.3076. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Matthews Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.Photos of the local Matthews, GA area
Also See: Matthews, GA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||150|
|Population in Familes||125|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||70 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||42 (60.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||19 (27.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||9 (12.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$69,231|
|Average Home Value||$80,000|
|Median Household Income||$35,308|
|Average Household Income||$41,209|
|Per Capita Income||$15,765|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.75%|
|Per Capita Income||1.57%|
The table below compares Matthews to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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||# 587||6th|
|Population Density1||# 615||2nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 76||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 359||43rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 445||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.