Matthews Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Matthews, NC

General Matthews Information

State: North Carolina

County: Mecklenburg County

Close cities: Wesley Chapel, NC, Weddington, NC, Lake Park, NC, Stallings, NC, Matthews, NC, Hemby Bridge, NC, Indian Trail, NC, Charlotte, NC, Mint Hill, NC

Matthews Population (census data)
Total 26,660 (+19.2% since 2000)
Male 12,948 (48.6%)
Female 13,712 (51.4%)

Population Density: 1,876 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 87.6 (US Avg is 100)

Matthews Elevation: 730 feet above sea level

Land Area: 14.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $74,073

Zip Codes: 28105, 28106, and 28104.

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Matthews Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (88.7%)
  • Black (5.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (18.0%)
  • English (15.6%)
  • Irish (12.4%)
  • United States (10.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5.4%)
  • Italian (5.1%)
Foriegn Born: 1,292 people (4.8%)
  • Europe (38.8%)
  • Asia (30.6%)
  • Latin America (30.6%)

Matthews School Information

High Schools
David W Butler High (1810 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Matthews, NC, 28105 - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools District)
Weddington High (4901 Monroe-Weddington Road, Matthews, NC, 28104 - Union County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Crestdale Middle (940 Sam Newell Road, Matthews, NC, 28105 - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools District)
Mint Hill Middle School (11501 Idewild Road, Matthews, NC, 28105 - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools District)
Weddington Middle (5903 Deal Road, Matthews, NC, 28104 - Union County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Antioch Elementary (3101 Antioch Church Road, Matthews, NC, 28104 - Union County Public Schools District)
Crown Point Elementary (3335 Sam Newell Road, Matthews, NC, 28105 - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools District)
Elizabeth Lane Elementary (121 Elizabeth Lane, Matthews, NC, 28105 - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools District)
Matthews Elementary (200 McDowell Avenue, Matthews, NC, 28105 - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools District)
Weddington Elementary (3927 Twelve Mile Creek Road, Matthews, NC, 28104 - Union County Public Schools District)

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