Carthage, Indiana Population 2024

919

Carthage is a city located in Rush County Indiana. Carthage has a 2024 population of 919. Carthage is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually but its population has decreased by -0.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 920 in 2020.

The average household income in Carthage is $53,504 with a poverty rate of 16.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carthage is 38 years, 36.3 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Carthage Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carthage was:

  • White: 98.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,625.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.11% (-1)
The current population of Carthage, Indiana is 919 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 920.

Carthage, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White74098.14%
Two or more races141.86%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Carthage Population by Race

Carthage Population Pyramid 2024

Carthage Median Age

38

Total

36.3

Male

39.3

Female

Carthage Adults

There are 510 adults, (103 of whom are seniors) in Carthage.

Carthage Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60

Child Dependency Ratio

Carthage Sex Ratio

Female41855.44%
Male33644.56%

Carthage Population by Age

Carthage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2932.5752.247.8
Non Family1341.225347
Married1083.7350.949.1
Male323.1971.928.1
Female194.4721.178.9
showing: 5 rows

3.34

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carthage Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carthage Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.42%.

Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,321

Average Earnings

$42,411

Average Male

$23,561

Average Female

Carthage Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carthage Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carthage Language

100% of Carthage residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Carthage Language

Carthage Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White70611716.57%
showing: 1 rows

16.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.87%

Male Poverty Rate

15.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carthage

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carthage is White, with 16.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carthage is White, with 16.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.37%.

Carthage Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.55%
High School19.82%
Some College17.95%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Carthage Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed40.54%
Female Employed7.83%
Male Employed1.94%
showing: 4 rows

Carthage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carthage Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carthage Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carthage Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carthage Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Carthage Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carthage Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Carthage Veterans by War

count

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Carthage Veterans by Age

count

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Carthage Veterans by Race

Carthage Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carthage Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

14%

Unemployment Rate

Carthage Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carthage Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carthage Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.96%

Born in Carthage

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Carthage residents were born in the United States, with 81.96% having been born in Indiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Carthage Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202992410.11%
202892310.11%
202792210.11%
202692110.11%
202592010.11%
202491910.11%
202391810.11%
202291710.11%
2021916-4-0.43%
2020920303.37%
2019890
2018890-1-0.11%
201789110.11%
2016890-4-0.45%
2015894-7-0.78%
2014901-8-0.88%
2013909-6-0.66%
2012915-9-0.97%
2011924-8-0.86%
2010932
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Carthage Population by Year