Carthage is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 14,885, it is the 50th largest city in Missouri and the 2317th largest city in the United States. Carthage is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 3.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,378 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Carthage has a population density of 1,278 people per square mile.
The average household income in Carthage is $54,146 with a poverty rate of 26.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $766 per month, and the median house value is $89,800. The median age in Carthage is 33.2 years, 31.9 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.