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Mathews County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 85.9 square miles
Population Density 104.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,897
Population change -0.9%
Under 5 years of age 3.8%
Under 18 17.2%
65 and over 27.3%
Females 51.7%
White 88.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 2.1%
Black or African American 9%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 27.2%
Veterans 1,125
Households and Housing
Households 3,856
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 92%
Median household income $55,192
The per capita income $31,342
Live below the poverty line. 10.1%
housing units 5,685
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $238,500
Residents owning their homes. 79.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 824
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $59,350
Retail sales per capita $6,566
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0