Carthage, New York Population 2024

3,284

Carthage is a city located in Jefferson County and Lewis County New York. Carthage has a 2024 population of 3,284. Carthage is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,318 in 2020.

The average household income in Carthage is $65,303 with a poverty rate of 18.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carthage is 31.1 years, 27.8 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Carthage Demographics

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

  • White: 86.32%
  • Two or more races: 9.12%
  • Black or African American: 3.53%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,354.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.02% (-34)
The current population of Carthage, New York is 3,284 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,318.

Carthage, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,93486.32%
Two or more races3109.12%
Black or African American1203.53%
Other race300.88%
Asian40.12%
Native American10.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carthage Population by Race

Carthage Population Pyramid 2024

Carthage Median Age

31.1

Total

27.8

Male

36.4

Female

Carthage Adults

There are 2,565 adults, (514 of whom are seniors) in Carthage.

Carthage Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Carthage Sex Ratio

Female1,83553.99%
Male1,56446.01%

Carthage Population by Age

Carthage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3652.3950.549.5
Married561360.239.8
Non Family4721.1644.755.3
Female2802.4243.656.4
Male526.8136.563.5

2.98

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

50.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carthage Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade361.7%
9th to 12th Grade26412.49%
High School Graduate88241.74%
Some College31214.77%
Associates Degree864.07%
Bachelors Degree43620.63%
Graduate Degree974.59%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,8601,577478
2+ Races1081006
Hispanic968837
Black53530
Other Race302626
Asian444
Native American100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,639$56,868$40,078
Less Than 9th Grade$33,578$33,578$0
High School Graduate$43,839$55,042$27,048
Some College$45,927$56,920$39,231
Bachelors Degree$71,961$80,882$71,099
Graduate Degree$71,100$0$0

$47,639

Average Earnings

$56,868

Average Male

$40,078

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

94.04% of Carthage residents speak only English, while 5.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Carthage Language

Carthage Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,75942915.55%
Multiple30217056.29%
Hispanic1592716.98%
Black1201714.17%

18.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.86%

Male Poverty Rate

25.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carthage

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carthage is Multiple, with 56.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carthage is Black, with 14.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.31%.

Carthage Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.34%
High School12.49%
Bachelors or Greater7.74%
Some College6.25%

Carthage Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed8.32%
Male Employed4.61%
Female Unemployed0%

Carthage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carthage Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,519$65,303
Families$68,419$74,744
Married Families$73,934$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,315$46,118

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carthage Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Carthage Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carthage Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

332

Number of Veterans

312

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War161
Vietnam97
First Gulf War40
Korea4
World War II0

Carthage Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34137
65 to 7486
35 to 5460
75+30
55 to 6419

Carthage Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White27814.18%
Black3226.67%
2+ Races2223.16%

Carthage Veterans by Race

Carthage Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carthage Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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

64.4%

Born in Carthage

96.35%

Native Born

3.65%

Foreign Born

2.53%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.35% of Carthage residents were born in the United States, with 64.4% having been born in New York. 2.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carthage Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,241-9-0.28%
20283,250-8-0.25%
20273,258-9-0.28%
20263,267-8-0.24%
20253,275-9-0.27%
20243,284-8-0.24%
20233,292-9-0.27%
20223,301-35-1.05%
20213,336180.54%
20203,318-8-0.24%
20193,326-64-1.89%
20183,390-48-1.4%
20173,43800%
20163,438-112-3.15%
20153,550-81-2.23%
20143,631-44-1.2%
20133,675-69-1.84%
20123,744561.52%
20113,688220.6%
20103,666-55-1.48%
20003,721-623-14.34%
19904,34470119.24%
19803,643-246-6.33%
19703,889-327-7.76%
19604,216-204-4.62%
19504,4202135.06%
19404,207-253-5.67%
19304,4601403.24%
19204,32075721.25%
19103,56366823.07%
19002,89500%
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Carthage Population by Year