For population 25 years and over in Matthews:
For population 15 years and over in Matthews city:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $523 (0.7%)
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:
Latitude: 36.76 N, Longitude: 89.59 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 573
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Matthews detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-1.5%).
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-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 180% 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 significantly above Missouri state average. It is 99% greater 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 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 the city 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 Matthews center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
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: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Matthews:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matthews:
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Public elementary/middle school in Matthews:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.1%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
4 people in nursing homes in 2000
Matthews compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Matthews (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Matthews (based on New Madrid County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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5.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,790 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,972 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Matthews fatal accident list:
Jan 13, 1993 08:55 PM, Railroad, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 20, 1993 00:45 AM, H, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 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
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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