St. Matthews

  1. St. Matthews Legal Resources
  2. St. Matthews Statistics
  3. St. Matthews Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. St. Matthews Employment Information
  5. St. Matthews Family Information
  6. St. Matthews Education Information
  7. St. Matthews Public Benefits Information
  8. St. Matthews Immigration & Civil Rights Information


St. Matthews Legal Resources

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St. Matthews Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 15,586
  • Land Area (2000): 113.810 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.659 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 6,238

St. Matthews Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 10,743 70.12%
 Rural, Farm 45 0.29%
 Rural, Non-farm 4,532 29.58%

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St. Matthews Employment Information

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St. Matthews Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 994 22.54%
2. Public Administration 336 7.62%
3. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 243 5.51%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 221 5.01%
5. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 147 3.33%
6. Repair and Maintenance 136 3.08%
7. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 135 3.06%
8. Accommodation and Food Services 126 2.86%
9. Finance and Insurance 107 2.43%
10. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 106 2.40%
11. Educational Services 103 2.34%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 102 2.31%
13. Health Care 87 1.97%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 74 1.68%
15. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 66 1.50%
16. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 64 1.45%
17. Machinery Manufacturing 63 1.43%
18. Truck Transportation 61 1.38%
19. Printing and Related Manufacturing 58 1.32%
20. Chemical Manufacturing 55 1.25%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 532 14.15%
2. Educational Services 330 8.78%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 300 7.98%
4. Public Administration 286 7.61%
5. Finance and Insurance 271 7.21%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 237 6.30%
7. Social Assistance 173 4.60%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 133 3.54%
9. Personal and Laundry Services 98 2.61%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 92 2.45%
11. Department and Other General Stores 91 2.42%
12. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 83 2.21%
13. Construction 71 1.89%
14. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 69 1.84%
15. Utilities 65 1.73%
16. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 51 1.36%
17. U.S. Postal Service 48 1.28%
18. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 47 1.25%
19. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 45 1.20%
20. Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods, Wholesale 40 1.06%

St. Matthews Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 251 5.69%
2. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 239 5.42%
3. Other Construction Trades 204 4.63%
4. Other Production Occupations 199 4.51%
5. Other Management Occupations 188 4.26%
6. Other Installation / Maintenance 186 4.22%
7. Carpenters 177 4.01%
8. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 175 3.97%
9. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 170 3.86%
10. Painters and Paperhangers 157 3.56%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 157 3.56%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 156 3.54%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 141 3.20%
14. Computer Specialists 135 3.06%
15. Top Executives 103 2.34%
16. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 98 2.22%
17. Other Office and Admin Support 90 2.04%
18. Engineers 78 1.77%
19. Construction Laborers 76 1.72%
20. Business Operations Specialists 74 1.68%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 311 8.27%
2. Secretaries and Admins 270 7.18%
3. Other Management Occupations 183 4.87%
4. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 179 4.76%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 128 3.40%
6. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 119 3.16%
7. Computer Specialists 119 3.16%
8. Customer Service Representatives 119 3.16%
9. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 119 3.16%
10. Registered Nurses 119 3.16%
11. Other Sales and Related Occupations 97 2.58%
12. Business Operations Specialists 87 2.31%
13. Other Production Occupations 86 2.29%
14. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 84 2.23%
15. Health Technologists and Technicians 83 2.21%
16. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 77 2.05%
17. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 76 2.02%
18. Child Care Workers 73 1.94%
19. Personal Appearance Workers 73 1.94%
20. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 72 1.91%

St. Matthews Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 7,682 65.41%
15-35 hours 994 8.46%
1-14 hours 196 1.67%
No regular hours 2,873 24.46%

St. Matthews Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 137 1.77%
5 AM-5:29 AM 172 2.22%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 290 3.74%
6 AM-6:29 AM 898 11.58%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,146 14.78%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,466 18.91%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,172 15.12%
8 AM-8:29 AM 922 11.89%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 331 4.27%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 345 4.45%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 199 2.57%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 83 1.07%
Noon-3:59 PM 241 3.11%
4 PM-11:59 PM 350 4.51%

St. Matthews Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 110 1.42%
5-9 275 3.55%
10-14 740 9.55%
15-19 1,028 13.26%
20-24 1,452 18.73%
25-29 639 8.24%
30-34 1,740 22.45%
35-39 307 3.96%
40-44 325 4.19%
45-59 624 8.05%
60-89 385 4.97%
At least 90 127 1.64%

St. Matthews Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 40 0.52% 4,204 54.23%
30-44 0 0.00% 2,372 30.60%
45-59 0 0.00% 624 8.05%
At least 60 0 0.00% 512 6.60%

St. Matthews Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,268 15.78%
 Car / truck / van, solo 6,336 78.85%
 Motorcycle 5 0.06%
 Other 64 0.80%
 Public transportation 40 0.50%
 Walked 39 0.49%
 Worked at home 284 3.53%

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St. Matthews Family Information

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Households (2000): 5,804 (15,309 people)
Families (2000): 4,262 (12,954 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,898
People at same address in 1995: 7,923

St. Matthews Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 271 4.67%
$10,000-$14,999 193 3.33%
$15,000-$19,999 226 3.89%
$20,000-$24,999 352 6.06%
$25,000-$29,999 491 8.46%
$30,000-$34,999 369 6.36%
$35,000-$39,999 333 5.74%
$40,000-$44,999 427 7.36%
$45,000-$49,999 325 5.60%
$50,000-$59,999 556 9.58%
$60,000-$74,999 845 14.56%
$75,000-$99,999 736 12.68%
$100,000-$124,999 276 4.76%
$125,000-$149,999 209 3.60%
$150,000-$199,999 127 2.19%
$200,000 or more 68 1.17%

St. Matthews Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,234 21.05%
 Family, 2 people 1,735 29.60%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 287 4.90%
 Family, 3 people 1,060 18.09%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 34 0.58%
 Family, 4 people 905 15.44%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 23 0.39%
 Family, 5 people 353 6.02%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 7 0.12%
 Family, 6 people 129 2.20%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 6 0.10%
 Family, 7 or more people 83 1.42%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 5 0.09%

St. Matthews Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 5,091 32.16%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,786 11.28%
Public Assistance 130 0.82%
Retirement 1,088 6.87%
Self Employment 832 5.26%
Social Security 1,175 7.42%
Supplemental Security 162 1.02%
Wage / Salary 4,908 31.01%
Other 656 4.14%

St. Matthews Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,850 54.75%
 With children under 18 1,529 45.25%

St. Matthews Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 514 8.75%
 Married 3,697 62.94%
 Never Married 1,562 26.59%
 Widowed 101 1.72%

St. Matthews Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 633 10.47%
 Married 3,632 60.07%
 Never Married 1,255 20.76%
 Widowed 526 8.70%

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St. Matthews Education Information

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St. Matthews Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 720 6.32%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,326 11.63%
 High school diploma or equivalent 3,502 30.73%
 Some college, no degree 2,766 24.27%
 Associate degree 871 7.64%
 Bachelors degree 1,673 14.68%
 Graduate or professional degree 539 4.73%

St. Matthews Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 90 0.58% 185 1.19% 275 1.76%
Kindergarten 204 1.31% 21 0.13% 225 1.44%
Grades 1-4 896 5.75% 71 0.46% 967 6.20%
Grades 5-8 833 5.34% 78 0.50% 911 5.84%
Grades 9-12 573 3.68% 91 0.58% 664 4.26%
Undergrad college 325 2.09% 86 0.55% 411 2.64%
Graduate or professional school 41 0.26% 29 0.19% 70 0.45%
Total 2,962 19.00% 561 3.60% 3,523 22.60%

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St. Matthews Public Benefits Information

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St. Matthews Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 14,101 92.13%
 Below Poverty Level 1,204 7.87%

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St. Matthews Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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St. Matthews Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,222 14.26%
10-19 Years 2,112 13.55%
20-29 Years 2,026 13.00%
30-39 Years 2,737 17.56%
40-49 Years 2,516 16.14%
50-59 Years 1,860 11.93%
60-69 Years 1,246 7.99%
70-79 Years 669 4.29%
80-89 Years 177 1.14%
90+ Years 21 0.13%

St. Matthews Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 7,926 50.85%
 Female 7,660 49.15%

St. Matthews Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 10,286 66.00%
 African-American 3,472 22.28%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,333 8.55%
 Asian 207 1.33%
 Multiracial 191 1.23%
 Amerindian 64 0.41%
 Other Race 30 0.19%
 Pacific Islander 3 0.02%

St. Matthews Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 2,190 23.65%
2. English 1,694 18.30%
3. German 1,349 14.57%
4. Irish 1,149 12.41%
5. Italian 479 5.17%
6. Scotch Irish 441 4.76%
7. Scottish 298 3.22%
8. Polish 219 2.37%
9. African 204 2.20%
10. European 174 1.88%

St. Matthews Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 12,429 87.59%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,247 8.79%
3. French 93 0.66%
4. Vietnamese 83 0.58%
5. German 75 0.53%
6. Chinese 56 0.39%
7. African 32 0.23%
8. Persian 31 0.22%
9. Other Asian 26 0.18%
10. Greek 24 0.17%

St. Matthews Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 13,851 90.41%
 Naturalized immigrant 391 2.55%
 Not a citizen 1,078 7.04%

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St. Matthews Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.