Carthage, Texas Population 2022

6,527
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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.

Carthage Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carthagewas:

  • White: 76.73%
  • Black or African American: 18.78%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carthage, Texas is 6,527 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,569.

Carthage, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,94376.73%
Black or African American1,21018.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.26%
Asian480.75%
Some Other Race1101.71%
Two or More Races1141.77%
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Carthage Population by Race

Carthage Population Pyramid 2022

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Carthage Median Age

39.6


Total

40.3


Male

37.8


Female

Carthage Adults

There are 5,060 adults, (967 of whom are seniors) in Carthage.

Carthage Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Carthage Sex Ratio

Female

3,317

51.49%

Male

3,125

48.51%

Carthage Population by Age

Carthage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carthage Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All62%38%
Female56.8%43.2%
Non Family40.6%59.4%
Male0%0%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carthage Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5502.3662
Married1,1192.9180.4
Male00
Female6202.8756.8
Non Family8111.2340.6

2.79

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Carthage Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade641.51%
9th to 12th Grade54412.87%
High School Graduate1,27430.14%
Some College1,07425.41%
Associates Degree3618.54%
Bachelors Degree71516.92%
Graduate Degree1954.61%
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Carthage Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black757573183
White3,0402,683719
2+ Races1091098
Hispanic3903238
Native American1717
Other Race6060

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%.

Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,054$52,059$31,798
Less Than 9th Grade$$82,841$20,785
High School Graduate$30,588$69,931$26,585
Some College$40,625$68,011$37,109
Bachelors Degree$43,569$43,671$41,852
Graduate Degree$56,579$$

$42,054

Average Earnings

$52,059

Average Male

$31,798

Average Female

Carthage Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carthage Language by Age

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Carthage Language

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.

Carthage Language

Carthage Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,11676018.46%
Black1,116786.99%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic69414320.61%

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.04%

Male Poverty Rate

22.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carthage

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%.

Carthage Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.71%
High School16.16%
Some College11.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%

Carthage Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.70%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.25%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Carthage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carthage Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,191$69,629
Families$50,813$71,421
Married Families$57,099-
Non Families$24,351$38,974
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Income by Household Type

Carthage Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Carthage Marital Status by Race

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Carthage Marital Status

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249

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War48
First Gulf War
Vietnam95
Korea5
World War II55

Carthage Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5438
55 to 648
65 to 7472
75+121

Carthage Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2326.02%
Black90.95%
2+ Races87.02%
Hispanic81.61%

Carthage Veterans by Race

Carthage Veterans by Education

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6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carthage Veterans by Education

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Carthage Employment by Age

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Carthage Employment by Race

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Carthage Employment by Education

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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68.63%

Born in Carthage

97.56%

Native Born

2.44%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Carthage Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19504,7500.00%
19605,2625121.03%
19705,3921300.24%
19806,4471,0551.80%
19906,496490.08%
20006,6641680.26%
20106,7791150.17%
20116,758-21-0.31%
20126,737-21-0.31%
20136,716-21-0.31%
20146,695-21-0.31%
20156,674-21-0.31%
20166,653-21-0.31%
20176,632-21-0.32%
20186,611-21-0.32%
20196,590-21-0.32%
20206,569-21-0.32%
20216,548-21-0.32%
20226,527-21-0.32%

Carthage Population by Year