Matewan, West Virginia

Population 858

Matewan is located in Mingo County, WV. The population is 858, making Matewan the 6th largest city in Mingo County.

There are 1 public schools in Matewan with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Matewan is very low , and there are 6 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Matewan is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Matewan property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Matewan include McCarr, Red Jacket and Freeburn.

Matewan Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 36.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 5.1%

Crime Rate

88.01% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 223
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 74
  • Larceny Theft: 74

Registered Offenders

83.39% Higher than national avg.
  • 6 offenders in Matewan
  • 69.93 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

13 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 12


High 8.0%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 1 K-12 public school in Matewan, WV and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Matewan's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.
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1 Private School

Omega Academy

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Matewan, WV

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12 Building Permits View All

  • In 2002, the city of Matewan, WV issued 12 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2001, the city of Matewan, WV issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $532
  • 1 Bedroom: $536
  • 2 Bedrooms: $705
  • 3 Bedrooms: $883
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,077

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Environmental Hazards

13 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Matewan, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Matewan, WV is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Matewan, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.1°
  • February 37.17°
  • March 47.26°
  • April 57.98°
  • May 65.24°
  • June 73.26°
  • July 75.77°
  • August 75.28°
  • September 68.35°
  • October 56.43°
  • November 46.15°
  • December 36.1°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Matewan, WV

Matewan, WV has a low risk of earthquakes.
Matewan, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Matewan, WV has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Matewan, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Matewan, WV: $13,477


Unemployment in Matewan is 8.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 74.60%
White Collar - 25.40%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Evan Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

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  • No retirement homes found in Matewan, WV
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