Matthews, NC 28104 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28104: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Matthews, NC 28104

Acceptable Alternative
Stallings, NC 28104
Weddington, NC 28104
Wesley Chapel, NC 28104

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 500
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,935
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.117, Longitude -80.724
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28104 has segments in 2 Counties (Mecklenburg, Union).

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Matthews, NC 28104 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,350
Population in Households 30,350
Population in Familes 27,608
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,055
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 10,436
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 8,515
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,194 (84.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,242 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 498 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $310,566
Average Home Value $359,898


Median Household Income $94,732
Average Household Income $120,819
Per Capita Income $41,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.7% 2.05%
Households 1.58% 1.97%
Families 1.45% 1.88%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Matthews, NC 28104 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28104 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 86th
Population Density1 # 102 87th
Diversity Index2 # 524 32nd
Median Household Income # 10 99th
Per Capita Income # 34 96th

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