Carthage, South Dakota Population 2020

126

Carthage is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 126, it is the 217th largest city in South Dakota and the 17874th largest city in the United States. Carthage is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -12.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 144 in 2010. Carthage reached it's highest population of 143 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Carthage has a population density of 86 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carthage is $57,680 with a poverty rate of 9.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $492 per month, and the median house value is $49,200. The median age in Carthage is 49.5 years, 46.5 years for males, and 49.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.8 males.

Carthage Demographics

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

  • White: 89.89%
  • Two or more races: 6.18%
  • Asian: 2.81%
  • Native American: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Carthage, South Dakota is 126, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 130.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 144.

Carthage, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16089.89%
Two or More Races116.18%
Asian52.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native21.12%

Carthage Population Pyramid 2020

Carthage Median Age

49.5


Total

46.5


Male

49.8


Female

Carthage Adults

There are 146 adults, (51 of whom are seniors) in Carthage.

Carthage Age Dependency

87.4

Age Dependency Ratio

53.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Carthage Sex Ratio

Female

99

55.62%

Male

79

44.38%

Carthage Households and Families

Carthage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carthage Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married90.7%9.3%
All66%34%
Non Family37.3%62.7%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1061.6866
Non Family51037.3
Married432.5190.7
Female111.36100
Male14100

2.27

Average Family Size

1.68

Average Household Size

0.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carthage Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.81%
9th to 12th Grade43.25%
High School Graduate4032.52%
Some College4032.52%
Associates Degree2016.26%
Bachelors Degree1411.38%
Graduate Degree43.25%

Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11210718
Asian55
Multiple Races44
Hispanic22
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$38,750$26,250
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,813$43,750$30,000
Some College$26,563$$26,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,250

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Carthage Language

Carthage Language by Age

Carthage Language

96.15% of Carthage residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.85% of the population.

Carthage Poverty

Carthage Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White160138.13%
Multiple11436.36%

9.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.86%

Male Poverty Rate

10.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carthage

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carthage is Multiple, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carthage is White, with 8.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.76%.

Name Poverty
High School10.00%
Some College5.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.96%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Carthage Income

Carthage Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,250$57,680
Families$72,813$82,149
Married Families$73,438-
Non Families$25,625$31,227

Carthage Marital Status

Carthage Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Carthage Married by Age and Sex

Carthage Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Carthage Marital Status by Race

Carthage Veterans

11

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
First Gulf War2
World War II1
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Carthage Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

90.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carthage Employment Status

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Carthage Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.91%

Born in South Dakota

96.63%

Native Born

3.37%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.63% of Carthage residents were born in the United States, with 71.91% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020126-2-1.56%
2019128-2-1.54%
2018130-1-0.76%
2017131-2-1.50%
201613332.31%
2015130-3-2.26%
2014133-2-1.48%
20131350.00%
2012135-5-3.57%
2011140-3-2.10%
20101430.00%