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Matthews, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Matthews Census Designated Place had a population of 152 as of July 1, 2015. Matthews ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Matthews is located at latitude 33.2193 and longitude -82.3017 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Matthews Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.

The Matthews Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Matthews population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Matthews Census Designated Place, GA Boundary Map

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Matthews, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 152
Population in Households 152
Population in Familes 127
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $63,462
Average Home Value $77,439
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,529
Average Household Income $45,688
Per Capita Income $17,837
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.13%
Households 0.31% 0.32%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Matthews, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Matthews to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 586 6th
Population Density1 # 615 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 94 85th
Median Household Income # 355 43rd
Per Capita Income # 364 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.