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: 507
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,189
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 32,370
Daytime Population: Workers 8,577
Daytime Population: Residents 15,990
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,567
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 32,370
Population in Familes 29,439
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,062
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $97,377
Average Household Income $124,903
Per Capita Income $43,000


Total Housing Units 11,605 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,780 (84.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,364 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 461 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $319,136
Average Home Value $363,479


Total Households 11,144
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 9,097
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.01% 2.07%
Households 1.97% 2.03%
Families 1.82% 1.94%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Matthews, NC 28104 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28104 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 105 87th
Population Density # 106 87th
Diversity Index # 523 33rd
Median Household Income # 10 99th
Per Capita Income # 34 96th

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