West Carthage, New York Population 2024

1,766

West Carthage is a city located in Jefferson County and Lewis County New York. West Carthage has a 2024 population of 1,766. West Carthage is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by -0.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,768 in 2020.

The average household income in West Carthage is $77,124 with a poverty rate of 11.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Carthage is 33.1 years, 32 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

West Carthage Demographics

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

  • White: 78.8%
  • Black or African American: 9.5%
  • Two or more races: 5.88%
  • Other race: 5.15%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,350.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.11% (-2)
The current population of West Carthage, New York is 1,766 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,768.

West Carthage, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,28678.8%
Black or African American1559.5%
Two or more races965.88%
Other race845.15%
Asian90.55%
Native American20.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Carthage Population by Race

West Carthage Population Pyramid 2024

West Carthage Median Age

33.1

Total

32

Male

33.6

Female

West Carthage Adults

There are 1,341 adults, (305 of whom are seniors) in West Carthage.

West Carthage Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

West Carthage Sex Ratio

Female82950.8%
Male80349.2%

West Carthage Population by Age

West Carthage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8451.9237.662.4
Non Family4721.1324.475.6
Married2593.1452.147.9
Female1092.4357.842.2
Male521000

2.76

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

37.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Carthage Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade716.48%
9th to 12th Grade777.03%
High School Graduate34831.78%
Some College25122.92%
Associates Degree867.85%
Bachelors Degree17315.8%
Graduate Degree898.13%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Carthage Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White846738197
Hispanic10710227
Black787826
Other Race572014
2+ Races18188
Asian994
Native American220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.44%.

West Carthage Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,517$58,897$37,137
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$35,071$36,458$12,083
Some College$48,333$95,543$45,585
Bachelors Degree$40,000$52,625$37,163
Graduate Degree$58,636$83,929$57,727

$45,517

Average Earnings

$58,897

Average Male

$37,137

Average Female

West Carthage Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Carthage Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Carthage Language

94.05% of West Carthage residents speak only English, while 5.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.25% of the population.

West Carthage Language

West Carthage Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,14114012.27%
Black1552214.19%
Other671928.36%
Hispanic177105.65%

11.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.31%

Male Poverty Rate

13.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Carthage

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Carthage is Other, with 28.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Carthage is Hispanic, with 5.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.02%.

West Carthage Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.59%
High School14.08%
Some College4.15%
Bachelors or Greater2.29%

West Carthage Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed3.86%
Female Employed3.41%
Female Unemployed0%

West Carthage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Carthage Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$46,875$77,124
Families$90,375$105,227
Married Families$93,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,773$47,669

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Carthage Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

West Carthage Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Carthage Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

West Carthage Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Carthage Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

185

Number of Veterans

139

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War117
First Gulf War50
Vietnam26
World War II5
Korea3

West Carthage Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5464
18 to 3461
75+39
65 to 7418
55 to 643

West Carthage Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White12712.75%
Black4745.63%
Hispanic1210.17%
2+ Races832%
Other Race35.26%

West Carthage Veterans by Race

West Carthage Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Carthage Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

West Carthage Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Carthage Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Carthage Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.46%

Born in West Carthage

89.77%

Native Born

10.23%

Foreign Born

4.17%

Non Citizen

6.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.77% of West Carthage residents were born in the United States, with 61.46% having been born in New York. 4.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Carthage Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,763-1-0.06%
20281,76400%
20271,764-1-0.06%
20261,76500%
20251,765-1-0.06%
20241,76600%
20231,766-1-0.06%
20221,767-12-0.67%
20211,779110.62%
20201,768-168-8.68%
20191,936-35-1.78%
20181,971-20-1%
20171,99170.35%
20161,984-57-2.79%
20152,041-18-0.87%
20142,059-4-0.19%
20132,063-28-1.34%
20122,091442.15%
20112,047271.34%
20102,02000%

West Carthage Population by Year