Matthews, North Carolina

Matthews, North Carolina is a large suburban town of Charlotte located in southeastern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The population was 27,198 according to the 2010 Census.

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Matthews, North Carolina

Matthews Town Hall and library
Matthews, North Carolina
Location of Matthews, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°7′1″N 80°42′59″WCoordinates: Matthews, North Carolina35°7′1″N 80°42′59″W
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Mecklenburg
Government
 • Mayor Jim Taylor
 • Town Manager Hazen Blodgett
Area
 • Total 17.2 sq mi (45 km2)
 • Land 17.2 sq mi (45 km2)
Elevation 745 ft (227 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 27,198
 • Density 1,600/sq mi (610/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 28104, 28105
Area code(s) 704
FIPS code 3741960[1]
GNIS feature ID 2406108[2]
Website Official website

As of the 2006-2008 American Community Survey, there were 26,901 people, 11,349 households, and 7,904 families residing in the town. According to the Census Bureau of 2000, The population density was 1,557.1 people per square mile (601.2/km²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 572.7 per square mile (221.1/km²). According to the 2006-2008 American Community Survey, The racial makeup of the town was 82.3% White, 10.1% African American or Black, .3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.7% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.8% of other race, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.3% of the population.