Carthage is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,569, it is the 227th largest city in North Carolina and the 6729th largest city in the United States. Carthage is currently growing at a rate of 1.42% annually and its population has increased by 16.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,205 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Carthage has a population density of 387 people per square mile.
The average household income in Carthage is $55,503 with a poverty rate of 18.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $721 per month, and the median house value is $145,600. The median age in Carthage is 39.1 years, 35.4 years for males, and 42.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.7 males.