Carthage, New York Population 2020

3,361
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Carthage is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 3,361, it is the 214th largest city in New York and the 5881st largest city in the United States. Carthage is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -10.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,747 in 2010. Carthage reached it's highest population of 4,460 in 1930. Spanning over 3 miles, Carthage has a population density of 1,386 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carthage is $54,381 with a poverty rate of 22.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $963 per month, and the median house value is $118,000. The median age in Carthage is 29.9 years, 28.4 years for males, and 31.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.2 males.

Carthage Demographics

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

  • White: 93.18%
  • Two or more races: 4.69%
  • Black or African American: 2.04%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carthage, New York is 3,361, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,371.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,747.

Carthage, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,23693.18%
Two or More Races1634.69%
Black or African American712.04%
Some Other Race30.09%
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Carthage Population Pyramid 2020

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Carthage Median Age

29.9


Total

28.4


Male

31.4


Female

Carthage Adults

There are 2,428 adults, (467 of whom are seniors) in Carthage.

Carthage Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carthage Sex Ratio

Female

1,885

54.28%

Male

1,588

45.72%

Carthage Households and Families

Carthage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carthage Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.8%42.2%
All41%59%
Non Family37.2%62.8%
Female22.2%77.8%
Male0%100%

41.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2452.6941
Married5002.9957.8
Non Family3951.5337.2
Female3383.5422.2
Male1240

3.02

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

19.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Carthage Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade432.07%
9th to 12th Grade1286.16%
High School Graduate79838.38%
Some College60429.05%
Associates Degree27012.99%
Bachelors Degree914.38%
Graduate Degree1456.97%
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Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8981,735236
Black7166
Multiple Races5858
Hispanic5249
Other Race3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.43%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,023$44,773$20,375
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$12,857$45,990$9,256
Some College$34,500$43,409$25,977
Bachelors Degree$57,800$$
Graduate Degree$90,595$$91,786

$29,023

Average Earnings

$44,773

Average Male

$20,375

Average Female

Carthage Language

Carthage Language by Age

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Carthage Language

95.34% of Carthage residents speak only English, while 4.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.00% of the population.

Carthage Poverty

Carthage Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,95067923.02%
Multiple1595232.70%
Hispanic1161210.34%

22.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.97%

Male Poverty Rate

24.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carthage

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carthage is Multiple, with 32.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carthage is Hispanic, with 10.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.12%.

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Name Poverty
High School42.29%
Less Than High School10.53%
Some College8.10%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed38.38%
Male Employed18.26%
Female Employed10.66%

Carthage Income

Carthage Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,863$54,381
Families$43,714$59,534
Married Families$66,603-
Non Families$24,563$37,496
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Carthage Marital Status

Carthage Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Carthage Marital Status by Race

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Carthage Veterans

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328

Number of Veterans

234

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War174
First Gulf War92
Korea41
Vietnam33
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54125
18 to 34109
75+44
65 to 7433
55 to 6417
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Name Veterans % of Total
White26612.92%
Black6287.32%
Hispanic2133.87%

Carthage Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carthage Employment Status

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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66.92%

Born in New York

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Carthage residents were born in the United States, with 66.92% having been born in New York. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,361-5-0.15%
20193,366-5-0.15%
20183,371-48-1.40%
20173,419-5-0.15%
20163,424-116-3.28%
20153,540-82-2.26%
20143,622-45-1.23%
20133,667-72-1.93%
20123,739531.44%
20113,686200.55%
20103,666-55-0.15%
20003,721-623-1.54%
19904,3447011.78%
19803,643-246-0.65%
19703,889-327-0.80%
19604,216-204-0.47%
19504,4202130.50%
19404,207-253-0.58%
19304,4601400.32%
19204,3207571.95%
19103,5636682.10%
19002,8950.00%