Carthage is a city located in Panola County Texas. Carthage has a 2020 population of 6,527. It is also the county seat of Panola County. Carthage is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -0.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,569 in 2010.
The average household income in Carthage is $68,219 with a poverty rate of 16.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $612 per month, and the median house value is $130,200. The median age in Carthage is 34.9 years, 34.2 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carthagewas:
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 black people with a rate of 24.17%.
93.75% of Carthage residents speak only English, while 6.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.07% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Carthage is White, with 18.46% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Carthage is Hispanic, with 20.61% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.96%.
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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
97.56% of Carthage residents were born in the United States, with 68.63% having been born in Texas. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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