South Carthage, Tennessee Population 2021

1,450
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South Carthage is a city located in Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 1,450, it is the 203rd largest city in Tennessee and the 8837th largest city in the United States . South Carthage is currently growing at a rate of 1.83% annually and its population has increased by 9.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,322 in 2010. South Carthage reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, South Carthage has a population density of 566 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Carthage is $51,325 with a poverty rate of 23.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $622 per month, and the median house value is $130,500. The median age in South Carthage is 34.1 years, 34 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

South Carthage Demographics

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

  • White: 95.75%
  • Other race: 2.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Carthage, Tennessee is 1,450 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,398.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,322.

South Carthage, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,21695.75%
Some Other Race342.68%
Two or More Races141.10%
Black or African American60.47%
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South Carthage Population by Race

South Carthage Population Pyramid $2021

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South Carthage Median Age

34.1


Total

34


Male

34.3


Female

South Carthage Adults

There are 995 adults, (204 of whom are seniors) in South Carthage.

South Carthage Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

South Carthage Sex Ratio

Female

638

50.24%

Male

632

49.76%

South Carthage Population by Age

South Carthage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Carthage Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female31.9%68.1%
Male33.3%66.7%
Non Family43.2%56.8%
All52.8%47.2%
Married67.7%32.3%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Carthage Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5362.3752.8
Married2513.1467.7
Non Family1921.1543.2
Female722.7831.9
Male212.9533.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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South Carthage Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9511.34%
9th to 12th Grade698.23%
High School Graduate39947.61%
Some College12514.92%
Associates Degree799.43%
Bachelors Degree465.49%
Graduate Degree252.98%
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South Carthage Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White81065264
Hispanic148
2+ Races14147
Other Race6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

South Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,940$37,151$27,589
Less Than 9th Grade$23,500$23,409$
High School Graduate$32,578$41,188$23,500
Some College$37,692$49,583$33,125
Bachelors Degree$46,563$64,792$31,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,940

Average Earnings

$37,151

Average Male

$27,589

Average Female

South Carthage Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Carthage Language by Age

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South Carthage Language

99.24% of South Carthage residents speak only English, while 0.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

South Carthage Language

South Carthage Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,20526021.58%
Hispanic423480.95%
Other3434100.00%

23.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.00%

Male Poverty Rate

21.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Carthage

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Carthage is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Carthage is White, with 21.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.64%.

South Carthage Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.54%
High School18.80%
Some College13.24%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

South Carthage Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed72.73%
Female Employed11.31%
Male Employed10.94%
Male Unemployed0.00%

South Carthage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Carthage Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,571$51,325
Families$53,333$54,887
Married Families$65,069-
Non Families$28,750$40,045
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Income by Household Type

South Carthage Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

South Carthage Married by Age and Sex

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South 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 35-44.

South Carthage Marital Status by Race

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South Carthage Marital Status

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67

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War7
Korea4
World War II

South Carthage Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5417
75+16
55 to 6416
65 to 7412
18 to 346

South Carthage Veterans by Age

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South Carthage Veterans by Race

South Carthage Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Carthage Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

South Carthage Employment by Age

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South Carthage Employment by Race

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South 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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81.97%

Born in South Carthage

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of South Carthage residents were born in the United States, with 81.97% having been born in Tennessee. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Carthage Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,450261.83%
20201,424261.86%
20191,398261.90%
20181,372221.63%
20171,350191.43%
20161,331141.06%
20151,31730.23%
20141,31450.38%
20131,30930.23%
20121,306-5-0.38%
20111,311-4-0.30%
20101,3150.00%

South Carthage Population by Year