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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Matthews Township is located in North Carolina with a population of 14,007. Matthews Township is in Chatham County. Living in Matthews Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Matthews Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Matthews Township are above average.
About Matthews Township...
Population
14,007

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$122,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$670
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    29%
    13%

Working in Matthews Township

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,488
National
$55,322
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Matthews Township Reviews

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Matthews is a nice and quiet suburban area. Its perfect for starting families because of the many activities the City of Matthews plans around the beautiful seasons the state of North Carolina has to offer. I love Matthews.
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Its a great place to live actually! All of my friends are around and we can all have a good time in the neighborhood anytime we hang out.
I know we have dedicated police officers.