area codescrime ratepopulation, population growthradio stationsweather, weather forecastzip code

Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes

 

<< See who will be the next president.

Population (year 2000): 22,127. Estimated population in July 2005: 25,306 (+14.4% change)
Males: 10,747 (48.6%), Females: 11,380 (51.4%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $67,034 (year 2000)
Median house value: $170,700 (year 2000)

List your B&M business here for free. Over a million visitors/week. Get a huge advantage over your competition

Races in Matthews:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.7%)
  • Black (5.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (18.0%), English (15.6%), Irish (12.4%), United States (10.6%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%), Italian (5.1%).North Carolina

Elevation: 730 feet

Land area: 14.2 square miles

Matthews,

For population 25 years and over in Matthews

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matthews town

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

5.8% Foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 1.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,520 (+51.5%).


NC Real Estate - no obligation search of MLS for 1000's of homes in Charlotte NC />
NC Homes - Hill, Weddington, Waxhaw, Fort Mill, Union County />
NC Homes - immediate access to thousands of local listings />
NC Real Estate - Weddington, South Charlotte Homes for sale />
www.weddington-nc-realestate.com )

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Charlotte, (10.0 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (510.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (2.8 miles Stallings, Trail, NC Indian (5.4 miles Hill, NC (5.7 miles Mint Park, NC (6.1 miles Lake Bridge, NC (6.1 miles Hemby NC Weddington, (6.6 miles Chapel, NC (7.8 miles Wesley NC Charlotte, (10.0 miles

Latitude: 35.12 N, Longitude: 80.72 W

Area code: 704


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.1%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,191 (+5.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,264 (19.3%)


 

Crime in Matthews by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 5
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 22.6
Rapes 5 1 3 4 3
    per 100,000 22.6 4.5 13.6 18.1 13.6
Robberies 21 24 20 17 16
    per 100,000 94.9 108.5 90.4 76.8 72.3
Assaults 22 24 22 27 31
    per 100,000 99.4 108.5 99.4 122.0 140.1
Burglaries 199 138 154 228 197
    per 100,000 899.4 623.7 696.0 1030.4 890.3
Thefts 729 688 764 677 811
    per 100,000 3294.6 3109.3 3452.8 3059.6 3665.2
Auto thefts 40 60 66 57 65
    per 100,000 180.8 271.2 298.3 257.6 293.8
266.6 245.8 263.1 269.8 310.2

Average climate in Matthews, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Matthews,

Matthews-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Matthews city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Anthony Magazu - College football player (Kent State Golden Flashes).


Hospital/medical center in Matthews:
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL MATTHEWS (1500 MATTHEWS TWNSHP PRKWY BOX 3310)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Matthews:
  • MERCY HOSPITAL INC (about 10 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • PRESBYTERIAN-ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • CHARLOTTE INSTITUTE OF REHABILITATION (about 12 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Matthews:
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 17 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 63 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 78 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Matthews:
  • WILGROVE AIR PARK (about 7 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: 8A6)
  • GOOSE CREEK (about 10 miles; INDIAN TRAIL, NC; ID: 28A)
  • MONROE REGIONAL (about 10 miles; MONROE, NC; ID: EQY)

Amtrak station near Matthews:
  • 12 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 16 $40,607 $30,455 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 51 $183,222 $43,111 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $41,958 $35,964 0 $0
Health 5 $16,191 $38,858 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $5,632 $33,792 2 $903
Natural Resources 6 $17,159 $34,318 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 16 $46,226 $34,669 4 $981
Police - Other 10 $30,635 $36,762 8 $6,943
Financial Administration 5 $15,228 $36,547 0 $0
Totals for Government 125 $396,857 $38,098 14 $8,827
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matthews:
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 14 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 13,706)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 2,221)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 36 miles; DALLAS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,473)
  • ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; SALISBURY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; HICKORY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,052)
Public high schools in Matthews:
  • DAVID W BUTLER HIGH (Students: 2,048; Location: 1810 MATTHEWS-MINT HILL ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEDDINGTON HIGH (Students: 1,472; Location: 4901 MONROE-WEDDINGTON ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Matthews:
  • WEDDINGTON MIDDLE (Students: 1,218; Location: 5903 DEAL ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CRESTDALE MIDDLE (Students: 1,170; Location: 940 SAM NEWELL ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MATTHEWS ELEMENTARY (Students: 971; Location: 200 MCDOWELL AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MINT HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 912; Location: 11501 IDEWILD ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ELIZABETH LANE ELEMENTARY (Students: 889; Location: 121 ELIZABETH LANE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CROWN POINT ELEMENTARY (Students: 743; Location: 3335 SAM NEWELL RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEDDINGTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 612; Location: 3927 TWELVE MILE CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Matthews:
  • COVENANT DAY SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 800 FULLWOOD LANE; Grades: KG - 9)
  • CARMEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 284; Location: 1145 PINEVILLE MATTHEWS ROAD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • CHARLOTTE ISLAMIC SCHOOL INC (Students: 47; Location: 9318 HUNTING CT; Grades: PK - 4)

Notable locations in Matthews: Matthews Plaza (A), Matthews Township Festival Center (B), Windsor Square (C).

Shopping Centers: Depot Shopping Center (1), Fullwood Plaza Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Matthews include: Springdale Church (A), Cedar Grove Church (B), Eastern Church (C).

Park in Matthews: Goodman Park (1).


Matthews compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Matthews:
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WDEX (1430 AM; 3 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: NEW LIFE COMMUNITY TEMPLE OF FAITH, INC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WHVN (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
Strongest FM radio stations in Matthews:
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRCM (91.9 FM; WINGATE, NC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE BROADCASTING CO)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • W264AF (100.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHH (92.7 FM; HARRISBURG, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Matthews:
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

© USAElectionPolls.com 2006-2017