|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of St. Matthews is 1,786. St. Matthews, South Carolina is the 8,022nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of St. Matthews was in 1990, when its population was 2,397. In 1990, St. Matthews was the 6,261st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,022nd largest city in the US. St. Matthews is currently 25.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
St. Matthews has shrunk 15.3% since the year 2000. St. Matthews, South Carolina's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8018||Marcellus, New York||1,787||-2.0%|
|8019||Landover Hills, Maryland||1,786||16.3%|
|8022||St. Matthews, South Carolina||1,786||-15.3%|
|8024||Mayville, North Dakota||1,783||-8.6%|
|8025||Cedar Point, North Carolina||1,782||116.5%|
|8027||Idaho Springs, Colorado||1,781||-7.7%|
The total voting age population of St. Matthews, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,937. The voting age population is 40.8% male and 59.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.0% of the residents of St. Matthews are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of St. Matthews are 66.4% Black, 32.1% White, 0.9% American Indian, 0.3% Two or more races and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 0.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In St. Matthews, 24.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 46.2%. On a per-household basis, 15.4% of families are below the poverty line in St. Matthews.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.0% of St. Matthews residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.7% of St. Matthews residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.1% have a bachelor's degree and 5.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among St. Matthews residents aged 5 and older, 1.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in St. Matthews is 13.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In St. Matthews, 28.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in St. Matthews is $37,720.
In St. Matthews, 67.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.1% of housing units in St. Matthews.
Of all the housing units in St. Matthews, 19.2% of them were build before 1940.
In St. Matthews, 12.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 150 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in St. Matthews is $924.
In St. Matthews, 68.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.