Mathews is located in southeast Louisiana. Mathews is part of Lafourche County. Mathews has 3.99 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Mathews population is 2,280, which has grown 13.83% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 2.96% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Mathews median household income is $59,375 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 44.90% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 38.15% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Mathews median house value is $152,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 68.21% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 65.18% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Mathews is close to the state average in quality. The Mathews area code is 985.