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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Matthews is 29,623. Matthews, North Carolina is the 1,321st largest city in the US.
Matthews is located entirely in Mecklenburg County.
The current population of Matthews (29,623) is it's peak population.
Matthews has grown 28.3% since the 2000. Matthews, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Matthews has a population density of 1,589.6 people per square mile.
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The total voting age population of Matthews, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 23,648. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.1% of the residents of Matthews are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Matthews are 78.9% White, 10.1% Black, 4.1% Asian, 3.4% Other, 3.0% Two or more races and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 7.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Matthews, 6.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.8%. On a per-household basis, 3.7% of families are below the poverty line in Matthews.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.8% of Matthews residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.0% of Matthews residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 53.2% have a bachelor's degree and 16.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Matthews residents aged 5 and older, 16.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Matthews is 3.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Matthews, 9.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Matthews is $84,594.
In Matthews, 71.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.3% of housing units in Matthews.
Of all the housing units in Matthews, 0.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Matthews, 25.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Matthews is $1,279.
In Matthews, 91.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.