Matthews, NC Demographics

The total population of Matthews is estimated to be 29,613 with 14,750 males (49.81%) and 14,863 females (50.19%). There are 113 more females than males in Matthews.
The median household income in Matthews was $103,978 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,130(2.09%) from $101,848 in 2020. This income is 139.37% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Matthews sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $132,337. Overall, the median household income for the town of Matthews stands at $103,978.
In Matthews, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $57,831 for males and $36,924 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $78,389 for males and $58,936 for females.
In Matthews, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $125,656, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $84,596.
In 2022, the population of Matthews was 30,124, a 1.76% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Matthews's population was 29,603, an increase of 0.29% compared to a population of 29,517 in 2020.
The median age in Matthews, NC is 39.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.18% were under the age of 15, 18.90% aged 15 to 29, 45.49% aged 30 to 64, 14.58% aged 65 to 84, and 2.85% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Matthews population: 76.33% are White, 11.59% are Black or African American, 0.26% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 4.59% are Asian, 2.43% are some other race and 4.81% are multiracial.