Carthage is a city located in Hancock County Illinois. Carthage has a 2020 population of 2,421. It is also the county seat of Hancock County. Carthage is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -7.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,607 in 2010.
The average household income in Carthage is $68,980 with a poverty rate of 11.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $534 per month, and the median house value is $97,900. The median age in Carthage is 44.7 years, 42.7 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carthagewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.36%.
97.20% of Carthage residents speak only English, while 2.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Carthage is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Carthage is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.77%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Carthage
98.69% of Carthage residents were born in the United States, with 62.63% having been born in Illinois. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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