Carthage is a city located in Smith County Tennessee. Carthage has a 2020 population of 2,338. It is also the county seat of Smith County. Carthage is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,295 in 2010.
The average household income in Carthage is $49,783 with a poverty rate of 12.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $559 per month, and the median house value is $142,800. The median age in Carthage is 36.8 years, 33.4 years for males, and 43 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carthagewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.69%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.43%.
97.24% of Carthage residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Carthage is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Carthage is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.38%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Carthage
98.34% of Carthage residents were born in the United States, with 79.23% having been born in Tennessee. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.