Matthews, North Carolina Population 2019

Matthews, North Carolina's estimated population is 32,635 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Matthews, North Carolina is the 30th largest city in North Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1907.27 people/mi² (736.40 people/km²).

The overall median age is 43.3 years, 40.9 years for males, and 45 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.61 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Matthews, North Carolina is $76,007, while the mean household income is $98,014.

Matthews Nc Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Matthews Nc was:

  • White: 81.61%
  • Black or African American: 9.82%
  • Asian: 2.86%
  • Two or more races: 2.67%
  • Other race: 2.62%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Matthews, North Carolina?

32,635
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201832,6354981.55%
201732,1376281.99%
201631,5097492.43%
201530,7607092.36%
201430,0517292.49%
201329,3227112.49%
201228,6117012.51%
201127,9106112.24%
201027,2995,1722.12%
200022,1278,4764.95%
199013,65112,05123.91%
19801,6008007.18%
19708002002.92%
19606001000.92%
19405002001.29%
19003000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,104
Black or African American3,020
Asian881
Two or More Races820
Some Other Race805
American Indian and Alaska Native130

Matthews Nc Population Pyramid 2019

Matthews Nc Median Age

43.3


Total

40.9


Male

45


Female

Matthews Nc Adults

There are 23,729 adults, (5,015 of whom are seniors) in Matthews Nc.

Matthews Nc Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Matthews Nc Sex Ratio

Female

16,071

52.25%

Male

14,689

47.75%

Matthews Nc Households and Families

Matthews Nc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Matthews Nc Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All74.6%25.4%
Female67.7%32.3%
Male66.7%33.3%
Non Family51.6%48.4%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6782.6174.6
Married7,1653.1186.1
Non Family3,1911.1951.6
Female1,0823.2367.7
Male2403.5166.7

3.11

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Matthews Nc Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3531.64%
9th to 12th Grade7743.59%
High School Graduate3,59216.64%
Some College3,78917.56%
Associates Degree1,5437.15%
Bachelors Degree7,73735.85%
Graduate Degree3,79517.58%

Matthews Nc Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,44716,7399,341
Black2,1291,9471,016
Hispanic1,063950547
Asian646579458
Other Race499371233
Multiple Races224201141
Native American1149555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,509$59,710$36,872
Less Than High School$23,411$23,110$23,889
High School Grad$32,102$37,061$21,893
Some College$35,750$42,265$30,661
Bachelors Degree$55,634$71,661$41,998
Graduate Degree$66,298$94,356$51,393

$46,509

Average Earnings

$59,710

Average Male

$36,872

Average Female

Matthews Nc Language

Matthews Nc Language by Age

Matthews Nc Language

86.41% of Matthews Nc residents speak only English, while 13.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.11% of the population.

Matthews Nc Poverty

Matthews Nc Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,9431,3585.67%
Black2,9251545.26%
Asian881606.81%
Hispanic1,863502.68%
Multiple820415.00%
Other805242.98%
Native130129.23%

5.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.85%

Male Poverty Rate

6.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Matthews Nc

The race most likely to be in poverty in Matthews Nc is Native, with 9.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Matthews Nc is Hispanic, with 2.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.34%
High School9.23%
Some College4.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Unemployed20.06%
Male Employed3.44%
Female Employed2.75%

Matthews Nc Income

Matthews Nc Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$76,007$98,014
Families$91,471$113,080
Married Families$101,619-
Non Families$43,750$55,598

Matthews Nc Marital Status

Matthews Nc Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Matthews Nc Married by Age and Sex

Matthews Nc Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Matthews Nc Marital Status by Race

Matthews Nc Veterans

1,865

Number of Veterans

1,800

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam741
First Gulf War282
Second Gulf War269
Korea181
World War II95

Matthews Nc Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5357.76%
Black23410.24%
Hispanic736.09%
Other6311.21%
2 or More155.15%
Indian1210.53%
Asian60.85%

Matthews Nc Veterans by Education

3.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matthews Nc Employment Status

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Matthews Nc Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

39.11%

Born in North Carolina

89.50%

Native Born

10.50%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.50% of Matthews Nc residents were born in the United States, with 39.11% having been born in North Carolina. 4.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.