Matthews, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 559 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 275  (49.3%)
Females: 284  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

47.6 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46957.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,479 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Matthews:

$42,479
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,742 (it was $17,283 in 2000)

Matthews town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $71,987 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Matthews:

$71,987
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $73,199; detached houses: $78,001; mobile homes: $29,893

Median gross rent in 2019: $537.

March 2019 cost of living index in Matthews: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.2%
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Ancestries: German (34.9%), American (23.3%), English (10.8%), Irish (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), Pennsylvania German (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,604 people per square mile   (low).

Matthews, Indiana map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $446 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $371 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (14.6 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (51.6 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (151.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Shamrock Lakes, IN (2.0 miles),
Fowlerton, IN (2.1 miles ),
Gaston, IN (2.3 miles ),
Upland, IN (2.4 miles ),
Hartford City, IN (2.8 miles ),
Eaton, IN (2.9 miles ),
Fairmount, IN (2.9 miles ),
Summitville, IN (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 85.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Distribution of median household income in Matthews, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Matthews, IN in 2019
Matthews satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Indiana:

4.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in Matthews, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.9%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.2%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.3%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Matthews, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Matthews, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.9. This is about average.

City:

73.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Matthews-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Matthews town center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 12.8 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Matthews-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 185.0 miles away from Matthews center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 172.3 miles away from Matthews center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 185.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 167.1 miles away from Matthews center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 206.3 miles away from Matthews 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 Grant County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Matthews topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Matthews:

  • HICKORY CREEK AT GASTON (Hospital, about 5 miles away; GASTON, IN)
  • UNIVERSITY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; UPLAND, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HARTFORD CITY, IN)
  • HEARTS WITH INTEGRITY (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HARTFORD CITY, IN)
  • BRIDGEWATER REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARTFORD CITY, IN)
  • HARTFORD CITY COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARTFORD CITY, IN)
  • SUMMIT CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SUMMITVILLE, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matthews:

  • Taylor University (about 5 miles; Upland, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 13 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Ball State University (about 14 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Anderson University (about 21 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 34 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Indiana University-East (about 49 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 50 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)

Library in Matthews:

  • MATTHEWS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,014; Location: 722 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE; 4,500 books; 205 audio materials; 475 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Matthews:

Marital status in Matthews, IN
  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Matthews:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Matthews, IN (based on Grant County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,94273
Mainline Protestant8,99547
Catholic2,3282
Black Protestant1,2676
Other5282
None42,001-
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: 9
Here:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Grant County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Grant County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Grant County:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

9.7%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
Indiana:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,760$45,1200$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$3,986
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,100
Totals for Government 1$3,760$45,1206$5,086

Matthews government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $146,000 ($261.18)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($193.20)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($44.72)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($25.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($5.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($3.58)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($3.58)

Matthews government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $133,000 ($237.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($8.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($10.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $46,000 ($82.29)
    Sale of Property: $16,000 ($28.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($39.36)
    Other: $7,000 ($12.52)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($1.79)
  • Tax - Property: $118,000 ($211.09)

Matthews government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,000 ($121.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,000 ($121.65)

Matthews government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $442,000 ($790.70)

3.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, IN  0.30% ($28,400 average AGI)
from Miami County, IN  0.24% ($28,172)
from Blackford County, IN  0.23% ($29,875)


5.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, IN  0.38% ($32,326 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.36% ($37,011)
to Allen County, IN  0.30% ($45,743)

Strongest AM radio stations in Matthews:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOM (860 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAT (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WXFN (1340 AM; 1 kW; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Matthews:

  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WTUR (89.7 FM; UPLAND, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WBST (92.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WERK (104.9 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDS (90.5 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: DELAWARE COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W299AJ (107.7 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSW (90.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WHCI (88.1 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: BLACKFORD COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Matthews:

  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WMUN-LP (Channel 26; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP, MUNCIE IND.)

Matthews fatal accident list:

Dec 20, 2014 04:26 AM, Cr-950, Lat: 40.414711, Lon: -85.492622, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 25, 2011 10:54 PM, Cr-950 E, Lat: 40.395839, Lon: -85.492339, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 5, 2007 02:42 PM, Cr-950, Cr-1125, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 16, 2006 02:30 AM, Cr-950, Cr-1000, Lat: 40.407890, Lon: -85.492570, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 22, 1997 06:45 PM, 11th St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.0mTotal length
  • $1,431,000Total costs
  • 5,789Total average daily traffic
  • 471Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,970Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Stormy M Seibt, 1.75 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 40.400833 Lon: -85.457222), Type: 80.3, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: American Tower Limited Partnership, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Lottie L Thompson, 1.75 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 40.400833 Lon: -85.457222), Type: 80.3, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • 1.75 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 40.400833 Lon: -85.457222), Type: 80.3, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Telecom Towers, Inc. Dba , Weib@rcc.Com, , Richm-ond, Phone: (804) 353-0300

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Matthews, 816 S Wisconsin St (Lat: 40.389750 Lon: -85.505528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQQF818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2012, Expiration Date: 11/29/2022, Certifier: Gregg A Ballinger, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Rd, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Matthews, Lat: 40.389750 Lon: -85.505528, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQVQ276,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 04/14/2025, Certifier: Gregg A Ballinger, Registrant: Eastern Indiana Wifi,Inc., 5003 S 800 E, Upland, IN 46989, Phone: (765) 998-6192, Fax: (765) 998-6192, Email:
  • Matthews North, Lat: 40.389750 Lon: -85.505528, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.7 m, Overall height: 51.7 m, Call Sign: WQVQ276,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 04/14/2025, Certifier: Gregg A Ballinger, Registrant: Eastern Indiana Wifi,Inc., 5003 S 800 E, Upland, IN 46989, Phone: (765) 998-6192, Fax: (765) 998-6192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA9FDN, Licensee ID: L00012057, Grant Date: 07/30/2014, Expiration Date: 08/19/2024, Certifier: Harold A Biggs, Registrant: Harold A Biggs, Matthews, IN 46957-0186
  • Call Sign: KB9OQR, Licensee ID: L01205390, Grant Date: 10/23/2006, Expiration Date: 10/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2018, Certifier: Gary J Skinner Jr, Registrant: Gary J Skinner Jr, 121 E 7th St, Matthews, IN 46957
  • Call Sign: N9RHZ, Licensee ID: L00480930, Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 10/27/2022, Registrant: Michael D Horton, 303 E. 11th. St. Apt. 1, Matthews, IN 46957
  • Call Sign: W2ORG, Grant Date: 11/08/1995, Expiration Date: 11/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/14/1999, Registrant: Merritt F Malvern, Matthews, IN 46957-0095
  • Call Sign: W9CSY, Licensee ID: L00193724, Grant Date: 09/25/2003, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2015, Registrant: Charles L Newlin, Matthews, IN 46957

2002 - 2014 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2014 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 18 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Matthews, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.6%), and Structure Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Matthews, IN
    • 4942.6%Outside Fires
    • 3631.3%Structure Fires
    • 2622.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Matthews, IN
Most common first names in Matthews, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary682.5 years
John573.4 years
Betty567.0 years
James576.4 years
Robert566.0 years
Charles480.8 years
Clarence374.0 years
Roy375.6 years
Sarah369.6 years
William377.7 years
Most common last names in Matthews, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dearduff479.8 years
Kibbey483.7 years
Carmin482.7 years
Sutton476.2 years
White483.7 years
Baugher374.4 years
Brown376.3 years
Cole368.0 years
King372.0 years
Milhollin378.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Matthews, IN
  • 84.5%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Matthews, IN
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 31.8%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Wood


Matthews compared to Indiana state average:

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