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Population in 2010: 2,209. Population change since 2000: +10.3%
Males: 982  (44.5%)
Females: 1,227  (55.5%)

Median resident age:  38.7 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70375.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,968 (it was $40,977 in 2000)
Mathews:

$60,968
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,305

Mathews CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,815 (it was $75,300 in 2000)
Mathews:

$120,815
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $154,662; Detached houses: $154,662

Median gross rent in 2012: $710.

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  • White alone - 2,096 (94.9%)
  • Hispanic - 40 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 33 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mathews: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.0%), French (20.3%), French Canadian (10.2%), English (6.9%), German (4.7%), Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 3.96 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Mathews:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mathews CDP:

  • Never married: 10.0%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mathews, Louisiana as of December 29, 2014.
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 2012: $846 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,107 (0.9%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Public administration (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Plant and system operators (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Average climate in Mathews, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Mathews-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 49% 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 slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lafourche Parish (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mathews topographic map

Birthplace of: Tommy Hodson - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Mathews:

  • OCHSNER HOME HEALTH OF RACELAND (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; RACELAND, LA)
  • OCHSNER ST ANNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 2 miles away; RACELAND, LA)
  • RACELAND DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; RACELAND, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Mathews, 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: 5,308)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 31 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 9,081)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 32 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,362)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus (about 33 miles; Metairie, LA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 34 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans (about 34 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • Delgado Community College (about 34 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 7,981)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.3. This is about average.
City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 24.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.0
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.29
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.5%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mathews, LA

Mathews compared to Louisiana state average:

Mathews, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mathews travel time to work - commute


Mathews mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (37%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.02%
Here84.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents89.0%5.5%1.9%1.2%0.7%
Congregations36.5%19.2%11.5%7.7%1.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchBaha'iSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents0.6%0.5%0.2%0.2%0.3%
Congregations7.7%3.8%-1.9%9.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
This county:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Lafourche Parish:

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
This county:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lafourche Parish:

24.9%
State:

13.7%

6.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($181 average AGI)
Lafourche Parish:

0.09%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Terrebonne Parish, LA  1.76% ($30,007 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.65% ($33,015)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.64% ($33,217)


5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Lafourche Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Terrebonne Parish, LA  1.77% ($32,098 average AGI)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.23% ($28,086)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.23% ($30,696)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Mathews, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 181
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 132
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 316
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21

See more detailed statistics of Mathews fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


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
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