Matthews, NC 28105 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28105: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Matthews, NC 28105

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,361
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,078
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,365
  • County: Mecklenburg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.114, Longitude -80.694
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28105 has segments in 2 Counties (Mecklenburg, Union).

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Matthews, NC 28105 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,980
Population in Households 42,669
Population in Familes 36,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 311
Population Density1 1,826
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 16,206
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 11,470
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,506 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,700 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 730 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $223,478
Average Home Value $255,425


Median Household Income $70,014
Average Household Income $92,825
Per Capita Income $35,184
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.53% 1.86%
Households 1.27% 1.75%
Families 1.16% 1.65%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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 28105 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28105 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 # 49 94th
Population Density1 # 56 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 313 60th
Median Household Income # 46 94th
Per Capita Income # 70 91st

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