Matthews, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,272 housing units in Matthews. This represents a 55.2% growth from 5,330 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,272 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Matthews is about 78.5%. Matthews's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.1%. Average household size is 2.79 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Matthews were built after 1987.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom8.60%
Two Bedrooms11.30%
Three Bedrooms43.20%
Four Bedrooms31.40%
Five Bedrooms or more4.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3
Median year structure was built1987
Median Value of occupied units$170,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$189,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.01
Median year structure was built1987
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$787

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage8.20%
Home Equity Loan17.80%
Simple Mortgage60.60%
Debt Free12.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%