Virginia Mathews County Public Schools

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Overview for Mathews County, VA
Part of: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA-NC, Metropolitan Area
Map of Mathews County, VAMathews County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 85.7 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 107.3 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 28.4%. On the 2000 census form, 99.3% of the population reported only one race, with 11.3% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.8% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.32 persons compared to an average family size of 2.75 persons.

In 2005 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $17,402. Per capita income grew by 43.7% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 9,194 Covered Employment 1,642
Growth (%) since 1990 10.1% Average wage per job $22,491
Households (2000) 3,932 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 6.0%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 4,472 Average wage per job $25,816
Unemployment Rate (2005) 3.0 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $39,536 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $44,684 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 8.7 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 80.8 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 1.5%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 19.2 Average wage per job $22,987

1. LEE-JACKSON ELEMENTARY
Address: P O Box 219, Mathews, VA 23109
Phone: (804) 725-2580
County: Mathews County
Enrollment: 438
Grades: KG-4

2. MATHEWS HIGH
Address: Po Box 38, Mathews, VA 23109
Phone: (804) 725-3702
County: Mathews County
Enrollment: 438
Grades: 9-12

3. THOMAS HUNTER MIDDLE
Address: Po Box 339, Mathews, VA 23109
Phone: (804) 725-2434
County: Mathews County
Enrollment: 384
Grades: 5-8