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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Matthews is $35,191, which is higher than the state average of $25,608 and is higher than the national average of $28,555. Matthews median household income is $71,361, which has grown by 6.45% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Matthews residents spend 26.2 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 23.5 minutes and is about the same as the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #65

Matthews, NC
35,191 USD
North Carolina
25,608 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Matthews, NC
37,913 USD
North Carolina
28,159 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Matthews, NC
50,152 USD
North Carolina
32,206 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Matthews, NC
27,516 USD
North Carolina
24,378 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #53
Matthews, NC
71,361 USD
North Carolina
46,693 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Matthews, NC
90,531 USD
North Carolina
64,555 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #433
Matthews, NC
6.45%
North Carolina
19.16%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Matthews, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income34.90%$13,745, see rank19.05%$14,94421.11%$16,919
Social Security Income26.93%$21,106, see rank30.39%$17,54629.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.86%$2,913, see rank1.97%$3,4472.82%$3,720
Retirement Income18.80%$25,560, see rank18.51%$21,84017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Matthews, NC
85,243 USD
North Carolina
57,328 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Matthews, NC
104,305 USD
North Carolina
75,892 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Matthews, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
White$74,134, see rank$51,958$56,900
Black$62,105, see rank$32,930$35,600
Hispanic$62,303, see rank$34,938$42,396
Asian$68,382, see rank$67,138$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$120,365, see rank$31,471$37,170
One Race, Other$52,569, see rank$32,177$40,300
Two or More Races$47,279, see rank$38,158$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Matthews, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
less than 25$21,196, see rank$24,189$25,788
25 to 44$70,137, see rank$50,435$58,398
45 to 64$90,848, see rank$55,313$65,027
65 or over$58,000, see rank$35,024$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Matthews, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over22,453, see rank7,717,630248,775,628
Male110,277, 45.77%, see rank48.09%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:27,683, 74.76%, see rank68.62%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces210, 0.10%, see rank2.08%0.73%
Male, Civilian27,673, 74.66%, see rank66.53%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed37,104, 92.58%, see rank89.27%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3569, 7.42%, see rank10.73%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,594, 25.24%, see rank31.38%30.72%
Female112,176, 54.23%, see rank51.91%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:27,793, 64.00%, see rank58.22%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.21%0.11%
Female, Civilian27,793, 64.00%, see rank58.01%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed37,208, 92.49%, see rank89.64%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3585, 7.51%, see rank10.36%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force24,383, 36.00%, see rank41.78%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Matthews, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over14,080, 100%4,280,414141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone11,412, 81.05%, see rank81.16%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled925, 6.57%, see rank10.15%9.59%
Public Transportation270, 1.92%, see rank1.12%5.06%
Walked183, 1.30%, see rank1.78%2.78%
Other Means142, 1.01%, see rank1.31%1.79%
Worked at Home1,148, 8.15%, see rank4.48%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Matthews, NC
26.2 minutes
North Carolina
23.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Matthews, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over14,3124,287,690143,435,233
Male17,104, 49.64%, see rank51.42%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations23,275, 46.10%, see rank31.60%33.12%
Service Occupations2571, 8.04%, see rank14.77%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations21,907, 26.84%, see rank17.18%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations238, 0.53%, see rank1.16%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2393, 5.53%, see rank9.73%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2554, 7.80%, see rank18.93%17.94%
Female17,208, 50.36%, see rank48.58%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations23,764, 52.22%, see rank40.55%40.04%
Service Occupations21,027, 14.25%, see rank20.78%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations22,148, 29.80%, see rank30.64%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.26%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations238, 0.53%, see rank0.25%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2197, 2.73%, see rank7.22%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Matthews, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over14,312, 100%4,287,690143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining10, 0.07%, see rank1.39%1.96%
Construction545, 3.81%, see rank6.65%6.17%
Manufacturing1,139, 7.96%, see rank12.48%10.43%
Wholesale Trade597, 4.17%, see rank2.77%2.75%
Retail Trade1,924, 13.44%, see rank11.81%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities680, 4.75%, see rank4.30%4.93%
Information320, 2.24%, see rank1.80%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1,667, 11.65%, see rank6.27%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
1,985, 13.87%, see rank10.07%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance3,013, 21.05%, see rank23.59%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
1,262, 8.82%, see rank9.40%9.49%
Public Administration332, 2.32%, see rank4.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration838, 5.86%, see rank4.93%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Matthews, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
Population in Poverty1,7346.11%, see rank17.58%15.59%
Family in Poverty3534.44%, see rank13.04%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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