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Matthews

Why you'd want to live in Matthews

Matthews is a fast-growing town in Mecklenburg County, southeast of Charlotte, known for its vibrant downtown and historic commercial district. The town’s central business district dates back to the 1870s, when hardware stores and banks sprang up along the stagecoach line between Charlotte and Monroe. Trains replaced the stagecoaches in 1874, and the farms that produced cotton across the area diminished in number. Today, the town’s largest employers include Windstream Communications, PCA International, Conbraco, Presbyterian Hospital and Family Dollar headquarters. Matthews’ population has grown to more than 29,000, and its town limits now encompass 17 square miles. There are hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, recreational facilities and a hospital. But Matthews is known for (and loved for) its festivals. Residents look forward each year to the Easter Eggstravaganza, Summer Concert Series, Matthews Alive! festival, Auto Reunion car show, ArtFest, Halloween carnival and Hometown Holidays. The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resource Department offers service, leisure programs and activities, parks and greenways. And get a dose of culture at the McDowell Arts Center, with its art-related classes and programs, as well as gallery space.

Matthews Market Report

$419,366

AVERAGE PRICE OF 376 HOMES

$296,511

AVERAGE PRICE OF 9 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,233,372

AVERAGE PRICE OF 11 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$558,268

AVERAGE PRICE OF 45 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$554,606

AVERAGE PRICE OF 33 HOMES WITH A POOL

$455,669

AVERAGE PRICE OF 132 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $419,366
Avg Bedrooms 3.9 beds
Avg Bathrooms 3.46 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

2 bedrooms $233,001
3 bedrooms $307,985
4 bedrooms $430,005
5 bedrooms $542,041
Matthews Home Price Trends
  6/2018 5/2018 4/2018 3/2018 2/2018
Total Listings 366 361 367 284 261
Average Price $409,507 $422,912 $422,022 $435,742 $434,613
Avg Price Change -3.27% +0.21% -3.25% +0.26% -3.74%
Median Price $370,755 $379,113 $385,000 $399,376 $400,079
Med Price Change -2.25% -1.55% -3.73% -0.18% -2.26%
Avg Bedrooms 3.84 beds 3.84 beds 3 beds 3 beds 3 beds
Avg Bathrooms 3.4 baths 3.43 baths 3.44 baths 3.5 baths 3.45 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Market
Butler 102 $332,058 79 days
Porter Ridge 41 $361,434 54 days
Providence 55 $605,036 77 days
Unspecified 58 $332,827 39 days
Weddington 70 $569,640 73 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Market
All Homes 376 $419,366 66 days
Distressed Homes 9 $296,511 136 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 11 $1,233,372 169 days
Newly Built Homes 45 $558,268 127 days
Homes with a Pool 33 $554,606 67 days
Reduced Price Homes 132 $455,669 106 days

School Data

Highly Rated Matthews Schools

10

ANTIOCH ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

10

BAIN ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

8

CROWN POINT ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

10

ELIZABETH LANE ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

9

HEMBY BRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

INDIAN TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

MATTHEWS ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

10

MCKEE ROAD ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

8

PINEY GROVE ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

9

STALLINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

SUN VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

10

WEDDINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

10

WESLEY CHAPEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

CRESTDALE MIDDLE
Middle School
Public

9

MINT HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

9

PIEDMONT MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

8

PORTER RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10

SOUTH CHARLOTTE MIDDLE
Middle School
Public

8

SUN VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10

WEDDINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

8

PIEDMONT HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

9

PROVIDENCE HIGH
High School
Public

9

WEDDINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public