Matamoras is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,383 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Matamoras is the 533rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Matamoras has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs, Matamoras isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Matamoras are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Matamoras is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Matamoras who work in office and administrative support (18.43%), sales jobs (13.34%), and teaching (13.24%).
The overall education level of Matamoras is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.84% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Matamoras in 2010 was $25,533, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,132 for a family of four. However, Matamoras contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Matamoras home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Matamoras residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Matamoras include Italian, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Matamoras is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.