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Population in 2013: 639 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 
Males: 266  (41.7%)
Females: 373  (58.3%)
Median resident age:  44.4 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63867.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,135 (it was $28,083 in 2000)
Matthews:

$38,135
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,252 (it was $13,426 in 2000)

Matthews city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,295 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Matthews:

$70,295
MO:

$133,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $543.

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  • Races in Matthews, MO (2010)

    Matthews races chart
    • 60997.0%White alone
    • 121.9%Black alone
    • 30.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Matthews: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.5%), United States (20.0%), Irish (16.0%), English (9.2%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1943

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 1.10 square miles.

Population density: 579 people per square mile   (low).

Matthews,MO real estate house value index trend

Matthews, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Matthews:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matthews city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 21.4%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Matthews, Missouri as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Matthews to the number of sex offenders is 128 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $635 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $401 (0.6%)

Matthews satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (88.8 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (115.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (366.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Canalou, MO (2.4 miles ), Morehouse, MO (2.9 miles ), Sikeston, MO (2.9 miles ), Miner, MO (3.1 miles ), Baker, MO (3.1 miles) , North Lilbourn, MO (3.3 miles) , East Prairie, MO (3.4 miles ), Lilbourn, MO (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $203,100
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $213,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.76 N, Longitude: 89.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Matthews household income distribution Matthews home values distribution

Crime rates in Matthews by Year
Type 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1000000000
per 100,000 172.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0100000000
per 100,000 0.0176.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0310111213
per 100,000 0.0530.0179.90.0189.4190.1192.3317.5160.5466.6
Burglaries 0715441863
per 100,000 0.01,236.7179.9917.4757.6760.5192.31,269.8963.1466.6
Thefts 66624312111418
per 100,000 1,036.31,060.11,079.1367.0757.6570.32,307.71,746.02,247.22,799.4
Auto thefts 0010030021
per 100,000 0.00.0179.90.00.0570.30.00.0321.0155.5
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.7) 395.9294.7108.680.7124.0163.4147.6227.4220.1256.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Matthews detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
Missouri average:

2.42
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Matthews, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Matthews, Missouri average temperatures Matthews, Missouri average precipitation Matthews, Missouri humidity Matthews, Missouri wind speed Matthews, Missouri snowfall Matthews, Missouri sunshine Matthews, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Matthews-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Matthews city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Matthews-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 18.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 28.5 miles away from Matthews center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from Matthews center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Madrid County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Matthews topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Matthews:

  • SELLS REST HOME (609 SOUTH RAILROAD STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Matthews:

  • HERITAGE GARDENS OF SIKESTON (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SEMO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPICE GROUP INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • HUNTER ACRES CARING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SIKESTON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SIKESTON CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SIKESTON JAYCEE REGIONAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matthews:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 39 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 47 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 50 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 51 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 70 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Murray State University (about 71 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)

Public elementary/middle school in Matthews:

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Notable location: Matthews Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Matthews Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Matthews City - City Hall (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Main & Railroad).

New Madrid County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.0%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in nursing homes in 2000

Matthews compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Matthews (2011 data):

  • Southern Bank: Matthews Branch at 100 W Main, branch established on 2009/06/30. Info updated 2010/12/20: Bank assets: $773.3 mil, Deposits: $630.2 mil, headquarters in Poplar Bluff, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Matthews city (based on New Madrid County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,41137
Catholic1,3032
Mainline Protestant6149
Black Protestant4913
None9,137-
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: 8
New Madrid County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
New Madrid County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
New Madrid County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

8.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
New Madrid County:

30.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 1$3,543$42,5165$300
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$600
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,739$28,4341$443
Firefighters 0$0 16$849
Water Supply 3$5,314$21,2560$0
Totals for Government 6$13,596$27,19226$2,392

5.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Scott County, MO  0.93% ($24,228 average AGI)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.54% ($27,606)
from Pemiscot County, MO  0.43% ($27,038)


6.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Scott County, MO  1.08% ($22,672 average AGI)
to Dunklin County, MO  1.04% ($22,688)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.57% ($54,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in Matthews:

  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KSIM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KYMO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EAST PRAIRIE, MO; Owner: USHER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Matthews:

  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KYMO-FM (105.3 FM; EAST PRAIRIE, MO; Owner: USHER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Matthews:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Matthews fatal accident list:

Jan 13, 1993 08:55 PM, Railroad, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 20, 1993 00:45 AM, H, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Matthews)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Matthews, Lat: 36.763056 Lon: -89.587500, Type: Tank, Structure height: 95 m, Overall height: 140 m, Call Sign: WQKC422
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/2009, Expiration Date: 03/27/2019, Certifier: Austin J Parker
    Registrant: Integrated Computer Solutions, 220 N Washington St, East Priarie, MO 63845, Phone: (573) 649-2066, Fax: (573) 649-2119, Email:
  • MATTHEWS, 403 County Hwy 604 (Lat: 36.721722 Lon: -89.539417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQQK846
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2013, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0IZF, Licensee ID: L00278134
    Grant Date: 09/25/2009, Expiration Date: 09/25/2019, Certifier: James D Yancy
    Registrant: James D Yancy, Matthews, MO 63867

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-34AG (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 113AA , Serial Number: 502B-2704, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Peter C Malone, 101 County Road 606, Matthews, MO 63867
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-602 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-65AG (1300 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 602HT , Serial Number: 602-1175, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Agair Inc, 101 County Road 606, Matthews, MO 63867

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Matthews

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Matthews, MO
Most common first names in Matthews, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1976.9 years
William1873.2 years
Charles1178.6 years
Robert1179.1 years
Mary1079.2 years
Dorothy875.2 years
Clyde768.4 years
George682.5 years
Clarence575.2 years
Willie575.8 years
Most common last names in Matthews, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore780.3 years
Miller663.2 years
Williams676.4 years
Reed681.7 years
Throop579.4 years
Deane585.4 years
Griffin566.6 years
Mccoy565.4 years
Jackson579.6 years
Scott480.0 years
Businesses in Matthews, MO
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FedEx3UPS1
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