Mathews is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 546 people and just one neighborhood, Mathews is the 301st largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Mathews is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mathews is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mathews who work in office and administrative support (39.11%), healthcare suport services (17.78%) and sales jobs (14.67%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Mathews is worth considering.
Mathews is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Mathews is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.