Matthews employment information

IndexMatthewsNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$35,191$25,608$28,555
Median household income$71,361$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$87,074$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,887$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$50,152$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$27,516$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level6.1%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Matthews is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Matthews is 33% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Matthews is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Matthews is 61% lower than the national average.

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Matthews median earnings by income bracket

Matthews employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.6%1.0%
Manufacturing sector12.2%0.1%
Financial & insurance services10.2%9.3%
Wholesale & retail services17.0%18.2%
Public administration3.0%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%3.3%
Education, health & social services9.3%32.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Marvin, NC5,806$158,246196%
Weddington, NC9,906$129,695143%
Wesley Chapel, NC7,882$91,46371%
Harrisburg, NC13,549$82,13554%
Stallings, NC14,185$77,37445%
Matthews, NC28,677$71,36133%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Atwater, CA28,686$41,61922%
Northampton, MA28,637$58,1799%
Suisun City, CA28,627$71,30633%
Agawam Town, MA28,626$63,56119%
Jacksonville, AR28,728$40,72024%
Matthews, NC28,677$71,36133%
Source: The Matthews, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.