Latest Data (2017)
Population 32,117
Nationwide Rank 1191

Quick Facts

Matthews, North Carolina is the 1,191st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Matthews, North Carolina is a town.

Matthews, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Matthews had its largest population ever.

Matthews, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 78% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Matthews, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1181 Bethel Park, Pennsylvania 32,404 -3.1%
1182 Garfield, New Jersey 32,393 8.7%
1183 Massillon, Ohio 32,342 2.3%
1184 Laramie, Wyoming 32,306 18.3%
1185 Florence, Kentucky 32,305 36.1%
1186 College Park, Maryland 32,303 30.7%
1187 Westlake, Ohio 32,297 1.6%
1188 Lebanon, Tennessee 32,226 57.1%
1189 Eagle Mountain, Utah 32,204 982.1%
1190 Parkland, Florida 32,202 124.1%
1191 Matthews, North Carolina 32,117 39.1%
1192 Juneau city and, Alaska 32,094 4.6%
1193 Dania Beach, Florida 32,030 17.0%
1194 El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), California 31,918 29.3%
1195 Bangor, Maine 31,903 1.3%
1196 Southlake, Texas 31,824 45.7%
1197 Princeton, New Jersey 31,822 134.7%
1198 Bowling Green, Ohio 31,820 7.2%
1199 Cedar City, Utah 31,806 53.4%
1200 Kaysville, Utah 31,776 55.5%
1201 Petersburg, Virginia 31,750 -5.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
628 Chapel Hill 59,862 24.6%
672 Huntersville 56,212 115.0%
701 Rocky Mount 54,523 -7.3%
728 Burlington 53,077 15.5%
759 Apex 50,451 137.6%
776 Wilson 49,348 9.5%
791 Kannapolis 48,806 30.5%
903 Wake Forest 42,269 223.2%
939 Hickory 40,611 7.7%
990 Indian Trail 38,980 186.1%
1021 Mooresville 37,820 94.0%
1095 Holly Springs 35,223 247.9%
1098 Goldsboro 35,197 -12.3%
1099 Monroe 35,065 28.0%
1132 Salisbury 33,849 10.6%
1191 Matthews 32,117 39.1%
1282 New Bern 29,590 27.1%
1293 Sanford 29,313 24.9%
1297 Cornelius 29,191 105.9%
1309 Garner 28,858 53.2%
1347 Fuquay-Varina 27,906 240.4%
1399 Mint Hill 26,748 54.8%
1408 Statesville 26,657 13.2%
1411 Thomasville 26,615 8.5%
1423 Morrisville 26,461 375.2%
1451 Asheboro 25,863 16.4%
1546 Kernersville 24,386 29.3%
1709 Carrboro 21,544 21.6%
1717 Clayton 21,405 149.0%
1741 Lumberton 21,040 -0.3%
1782 Kinston 20,509 -13.8%
1792 Clemmons 20,420 29.0%
1818 Shelby 20,018 -3.9%
1820 Havelock 20,008 -10.9%
1823 Leland 19,976 384.5%
1884 Boone 19,205 41.9%
1919 Lexington 18,775 -5.7%
1988 Lenoir 17,943 -1.0%
2007 Elizabeth City 17,756 2.9%
2114 Morganton 16,519 -5.1%
2159 Hope Mills 16,135 32.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 32,117 1,191
2016 31,495 1,199
2015 30,678 1,222
2014 30,008 1,239
2013 29,384 1,253
2012 28,699 1,267
2011 27,975 1,287
2010 27,198 1,310
2009 27,486 1,273
2008 26,876 1,289
2007 26,522 1,299
2006 26,244 1,304
2005 25,156 1,341
2004 24,394 1,373
2003 23,981 1,376
2002 23,840 1,367
2001 23,941 1,341
2000 23,081 1,375
1990 14,502 1,830