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People

Total Population 516
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 140
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 32.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,208
% Above Poverty Level 53.3%
% Below Poverty Level 46.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 40.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 50.8%
Median Gross Rent $267
Median House Value $83,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 23.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Matewan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles S of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Mingo
Standard Zip Codes 25678
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.621
Longitude -82.163

Matewan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WILLIAMSON
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station GRUNDY
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station TOMAHAWK 1 WSW
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 69 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Matewan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Blackberry City (25678)

Blckberry Cty (25678)

Lobata (25678)

Meador (25678)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Delbarton 547 $45,313
Gilbert 373 $70,682
Logan 1,818 $45,625
Man 991 $62,794
West Logan 573 $46,250
Williamson 3,077 $46,400

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Matewan High Schools

MATEWAN HIGH SCHOOL
ROUTE 49
304-426-6555
Serves 217 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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