StatisticMatthewsNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,75621891
Median age43.238.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%43%43%
Speak English87%89%79%
Speak Spanish4%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Matthews is 706% higher than North Carolina
  • The median age in Matthews is 13% higher than North Carolina
  • In Matthews 80.33% of the population is White
  • In Matthews 10.78% of the population is Black
  • In Matthews 3.45% of the population is Asian

Compare Matthews, NC Demographics


      Matthews population breakdown by race

      RaceMatthewsNorth CarolinaNational
      American Indian0.43%1.18%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race1.85%2.45%3.06%
      Other race3.16%3.01%4.75%
      In Matthews, 5.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Matthews age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Matthews, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).