Carthage is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 4,804, it is the 66th largest city in Mississippi and the 4868th largest city in the United States. Carthage is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -5.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,075 in 2010. Carthage reached it's highest population of 5,052 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Carthage has a population density of 517 people per square mile.
The average household income in Carthage is $48,595 with a poverty rate of 40.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $115,100. The median age in Carthage is 31.4 years, 23.9 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 114.9 males.