Carthage, Indiana Population 2021

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Carthage is a city located in Rush County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 887, it is the 328th largest city in Indiana and the 10816th largest city in the United States . Carthage is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -4.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 927 in 2010. Carthage reached it's highest population of 932 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Carthage has a population density of 1,569 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carthage is $48,370 with a poverty rate of 19.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $81,700. The median age in Carthage is 34.4 years, 31.6 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Carthage Demographics

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

  • White: 95.99%
  • Two or more races: 4.01%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Carthage, Indiana is 887 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 890.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 927.

Carthage, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White95895.99%
Two or More Races404.01%
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Carthage Population by Race

Carthage Population Pyramid $2021

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Carthage Median Age

34.4


Total

31.6


Male

36.1


Female

Carthage Adults

There are 658 adults, (135 of whom are seniors) in Carthage.

Carthage Age Dependency

90.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65

Child Dependency Ratio

Carthage Sex Ratio

Female

526

52.71%

Male

472

47.29%

Carthage Population by Age

Carthage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carthage Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male63.2%36.8%
Married61.3%38.7%
All59%41%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Female55.7%44.3%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carthage Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3782.6459
Married1503.6961.3
Non Family1481.2257.4
Female613.2555.7
Male193.4263.2

3.22

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Carthage Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade325.25%
9th to 12th Grade6510.67%
High School Graduate28847.29%
Some College10617.41%
Associates Degree365.91%
Bachelors Degree498.05%
Graduate Degree335.42%
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Carthage Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White55948482
2+ Races4018
Hispanic1010

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 white people with a rate of 14.67%.

Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,625$31,971$20,833
Less Than 9th Grade$16,000$30,833$13,333
High School Graduate$30,781$36,250$13,750
Some College$35,833$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$84,028$$

$30,625

Average Earnings

$31,971

Average Male

$20,833

Average Female

Carthage Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carthage Language by Age

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Carthage Language

100.00% of Carthage residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Carthage Language

Carthage Poverty by Race

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19.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.52%

Male Poverty Rate

19.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carthage

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carthage is White, with 22.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carthage is White, with 22.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.90%.

Carthage Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.77%
Bachelors or Greater23.17%
Some College22.54%
High School13.19%

Carthage Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed80.77%
Male Unemployed77.78%
Male Employed9.82%
Female Employed6.83%

Carthage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carthage Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,607$48,370
Families$43,000$52,546
Married Families$68,333-
Non Families$16,750$35,902
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Income by Household Type

Carthage Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Carthage Married by Age and Sex

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Carthage Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Carthage Marital Status by Race

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Carthage Marital Status

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62

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea15
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War12
World War II
First Gulf War

Carthage Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5418
75+15
55 to 6414
65 to 748
18 to 347

Carthage Veterans by Age

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Carthage Veterans by Race

Carthage Veterans by Education

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12.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carthage Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Carthage Employment by Age

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Carthage Employment by Race

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Carthage Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.45%

Born in Carthage

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.40% of Carthage residents were born in the United States, with 74.45% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Carthage Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021887-1-0.11%
2020888-1-0.11%
2019889-1-0.11%
2018890-1-0.11%
201789110.11%
2016890-4-0.45%
2015894-7-0.78%
2014901-10-1.10%
2013911-6-0.65%
2012917-8-0.86%
2011925-7-0.75%
20109320.00%

Carthage Population by Year