Matoaka, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 317. Estimated population in July 2020: 306 (-3.5% change)
Males: 138 (43.5%), Females: 179 (56.5%)

Mercer County

Zip code: 24736

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $17,159
Median house value: $21,900

Races in Matoaka:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (25.2%), English (4.1%), Irish (3.8%), German (3.5%), Italian (3.2%), Arab (1.9%).

Elevation: 2362 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Matoaka

  • High school or higher: 63.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 44.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matoaka town

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 15.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-11.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Matoaka:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Matoaka:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 27 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 67 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • YEAGER (about 70 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Matoaka:

  • MERCER COUNTY (about 10 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Abbreviation: BLF)
  • WELCH MUNI (about 19 miles; WELCH, WV; Abbreviation: I25)
  • KEE FIELD (about 25 miles; PINEVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: I16)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matoaka:

  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 17 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 64 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 64 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
Public primary/middle school in Matoaka:

  • LASHMEET/MATOAKA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: ROUTE 10; Grades: PK – 08)