Matthews

Matthews is a part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, the second largest school district in North Carolina.

Overview for Matthews, NC

29,417 people live in Matthews, where the median age is 39.5 and the average individual income is $43,893. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

29,417

Total Population

39.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$43,893

Average individual Income

Welcome to Matthews

In between Charlotte and Monroe, you will find the area known as Matthews, which encompasses 17 square miles. Early settlers were attracted to Matthews by its rich soil and abundant game. The attraction to this quant suburb holds true to this day, only now people are drawn to its residential areas, shopping centers, recreational facilities, hotels, restaurants and a hospital.
 
Matthews is filled with a mixture of new and historic sites, providing an abundance of activities to keep the whole family entertained.
It is renowned in September for its Labor Day Weekend Matthews Alive festival, which is dedicated to the support of the non-profit local organizations. Here, family members of all ages can enjoy great food, arts, carnival rides, and fantastic entertainment. For all of the sports fans, this neighborhood is owner of the new Matthews “Sportsplex”, an athletic complex consisting of 12 fields and a stadium where many sporting events are held on a daily basis. Matthews Playhouse School of Theater, the Historical Public Library, and the Four Mile Creek Greenway are also attractive elements of Matthews.
 
Matthews is a part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, the second largest school district in North Carolina. Schools zoned in Matthews include Matthews Elementary, Crown Point Elementary, and Elizabeth Lane Elementary, Crestdale Middle, and David W. Butler High School. To add on to the excellence in Matthews’s education, award winning Covenant Day School, Charlotte Christian School, and Carmel Christian are private religious schools located in the nearby area.
 
 

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Demographics and Employment Data for Matthews, NC

Matthews has 10,909 households, with an average household size of 2.67. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Matthews do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 29,417 people call Matthews home. The population density is 1,718.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

29,417

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.5

Median Age

49.25 / 50.75%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,909

Total Households

2.67

Average Household Size

$43,893

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Matthews, NC

There's plenty to do around Matthews, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

37
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
32
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sweets by Demetria, Your Farms Your Table, and Minos Imported Foods.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.79 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.26 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.07 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.87 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.02 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.16 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Weddington Matthews, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Matthews. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Levine Middle College High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Greyfriars Classical Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Elizabeth Lane Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Covenant Day School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Crown Point Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
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