|County||Mecklenburg County, NC|
|Mayor||R. Mecklenburg County is a County located in the US state of North Carolina. Lee Myers|
Matthews is a town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and a suburb of the city of Charlotte. Mecklenburg County is a County located in the US state of North Carolina. North Carolina ( is a state located on the Atlantic Seaboard in the southeastern United States South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California. The population was 22,127 at the 2000 census.
Matthews is located at .(35. 116851, -80. 716409)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 14. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 2 square miles (36. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 8 km²), all of it land. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of
As of the census of 2000, there were 22,127 people, 7,837 households, and 6,144 families residing in the town. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 1,557. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 1 people per square mile (601. 2/km²). There were 8,138 housing units at an average density of 572. 7/sq mi (221. 1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90. 25% White, 5. 34% African American, 0. 33% Native American, 2. 36% Asian, 0. 01% Pacific Islander, 0. 78% from other races, and 0. 92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2. 50% of the population.
There were 7,837 households out of which 43. 1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69. 1% were married couples living together, 7. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21. 6% were non-families. 17. 7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6. 0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 79 and the average family size was 3. 19.
In the town the population was spread out with 29. 3% under the age of 18, 6. 1% from 18 to 24, 32. 2% from 25 to 44, 23. 3% from 45 to 64, and 9. 2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94. 4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90. 5 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $67,034, and the median income for a family was $75,791. Males had a median income of $52,143 versus $32,288 for females. The per capita income for the town was $27,471. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 2. 7% of families and 4. 0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 0% of those under age 18 and 7. 9% of those age 65 or over.