Mathews, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 2,209. Population change since 2000: +10.3%
Males: 1,012  (45.8%)
Females: 1,197  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70375.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $66,022 (it was $40,977 in 2000)
Mathews:

$66,022
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $41,031 (it was $19,336 in 2000)

Mathews CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $158,380 (it was $75,300 in 2000)
Mathews:

$158,380
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $164,185; Detached houses: $166,088

Median gross rent in 2013: $699.

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  • Races in Mathews, LA (2010)

    Mathews races chart
    • 2,09694.9%White alone
    • 401.8%Hispanic
    • 331.5%Black alone
    • 170.8%American Indian alone
    • 150.7%Two or more races
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

Races in Mathews detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mathews: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (20.5%), French (19.3%), French Canadian (11.5%), English (5.1%), German (4.7%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 3.96 square miles.

Population density: 558 people per square mile   (low).

Mathews, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Mathews:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mathews CDP:

  • Never married: 14.5%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mathews, Louisiana as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mathews to the number of sex offenders is 2,209 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,283 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,318 (1.2%)

Mathews satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (28.8 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (35.6 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (290.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Lockport Heights, LA (1.5 miles ), Lockport, LA (1.7 miles ), Raceland, LA (2.1 miles ), Bayou Blue, LA (2.8 miles ), Bourg, LA (3.1 miles ), Presquille, LA (3.2 miles ), Des Allemands, LA (3.3 miles ), Houma, LA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 29.68 N, Longitude: 90.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 985

Mathews household income distribution Mathews home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.9%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Mathews: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mathews, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mathews-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Mathews place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 tornado 26.8 miles away from the place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mathews-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 130.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 337.2 miles away from Mathews center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 219.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 116.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 124.7 miles away from Mathews center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 322.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Mathews topographic map

Birthplace of: Tommy Hodson - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mathews:

  • OCHSNER HOME HEALTH OF RACELAND (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; RACELAND, LA)
  • OCHSNER ST ANNE GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 2 miles away; RACELAND, LA)
  • RACELAND DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; RACELAND, LA)
  • STEVENS HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LOCKPORT, LA)
  • BROADWAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (THE) (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LOCKPORT, LA)
  • BAYOU OAKS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • DIXIE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HOUMA, LA)

Amtrak station near Mathews:

  • 17 miles: SCHRIEVER (SCHRIVER, S. RTE. 20 & RTE. 24) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mathews:

  • Nicholls State University (about 17 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 32 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 32 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 33 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 34 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 38 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 58 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

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Churches in Mathews include: Memorial United Methodist Church (A), United Pentecostal Church (B), Trinity Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lafourche Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.9%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Mathews, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Mathews compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Mathews (2011 data):

  • State Bank & Trust Company: Mathews Office Branch at 4674 Highway 1, branch established on 2001/11/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $115.2 mil, Deposits: $105.3 mil, headquarters in Golden Meadow, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Sbt Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Louisiana average:

12.2

Mathews travel time to work - commute Mathews mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (36%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mathews CDP (based on Lafourche Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic55,45019
Evangelical Protestant6,15234
Mainline Protestant1,5899
Black Protestant5304
Other1405
None32,457-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Lafourche Parish:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Lafourche Parish:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Lafourche Parish:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lafourche Parish:

29.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

24.9%
State:

13.7%

Strongest AM radio stations in Mathews:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KJIN (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mathews:

  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXOR-FM (106.3 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KNSU (91.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Mathews:

  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
Mathews fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Mathews fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 2,500Total average daily traffic
  • 3,750Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER SPRINT II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 1002F , Serial Number: 243
    Registrant (Individual): Maurice C Fletcher, Po Box 156, Mathews, LA 70375
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/23/2005, Exported to: Argentina

Most common first names in Mathews, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Louis475.5 years
Edward356.3 years
Joseph363.0 years
David247.5 years
Clarence273.5 years
Agnes276.0 years
Ernest283.5 years
Gloria259.0 years
Harris264.5 years
Bertha280.5 years
Most common last names in Mathews, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dufrene1474.9 years
Breaux1069.8 years
Matherne1075.6 years
Rivet868.5 years
Dominique472.5 years
Griffin467.5 years
Falgout474.5 years
Adams376.3 years
Benoit371.0 years
Chiasson375.3 years
Businesses in Mathews, LA
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ColorTyme1Subway1
Quiznos1UPS1
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