Carthage, TX Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Carthage?

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There are 6,510 residents in Carthage, with a median age of 36.6. Of this, 47.28% are males and 52.72% are females. US-born citizens make up 93.39% of the resident pool in Carthage, while non-US-born citizens account for 1.98%. Additionally, 4.62% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 5,319 people in Carthage currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 6,510 1.1%
Male Population 3,078 -1.5%
Female Population 3,432 3.5%
Male population 47.28%
Female population 52.72%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36.6 -7.6%
Citizen US Born 6,080 -3.3%
Citizen not US Born 129 74.3%
Not Citizen 301 262.6%
Citizen US Born 93.39%
Citizen not US Born 1.98%
Not Citizen 4.62%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 515 -15.8%
Moved from Same State 470 -13.3%
Moved from Different State 66 1.5%
Same House as Last Year 5,319 3.9%
Moved from Same County 8.08%
Moved from Same State 7.38%
Moved from Different State 1.04%
Same House as Last Year 83.5%

What are the employment statistics in Carthage?

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White-collar workers make up 73.57% of the working population in Carthage, while blue-collar employees account for 26.43%. There are also 507 entrepreneurs in Carthage (18.95% of the workforce); 1,824 workers employed in private companies (68.19%); and 305 people working in governmental institutions (11.4%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,968 9.8%
Blue Collar 707 15.7%
White Collar 73.57%
Blue Collar 26.43%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 507 7.4%
Private Companies 1,824 36.5%
Governmental Workers 305 -43.6%
Not for Profit Companies 39 -29.1%
Self Employees 18.95%
Private Companies 68.19%
Governmental Workers 11.4%
Not for Profit Companies 1.46%

How many households are there in Carthage?

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There are a total of 2,496 households in Carthage, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 66.87% of these Carthage households, while non-family units account for the remaining 33.13%. Additionally, 35.94% of households have children and 64.06% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 2,496 -2.1%
Average People Per Household 2 4.2%
Family Households 1,669 -4.0%
Non-family Households 827 2.0%
Family Households 66.87%
Non-family Households 33.13%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 897 4.5%
Households without Children 1,599 -5.5%
Households with Children 35.94%
Households without Children 64.06%

What are the median and average incomes in Carthage?

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The average annual household income in Carthage is $80,628, while the median household income sits at $44,951 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $54,741, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $44,113. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $31,625 and $39,432, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $80,628 15.8%
Median Household Income $44,951 4.1%
People below Poverty Level 1,114 16.0%
People above Poverty Level 4,889 -1.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Carthage?

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There are 3,132 housing units in Carthage, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1978. Of the 2,496 occupied housing units in Carthage, 64.58% are owner-occupied, while 35.42% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 45.47% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $160,700. In general, housing costs reach $644 per month in Carthage.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 3,132 1.7%
Median Year Built 1978 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 9 -87.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 125 5.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 471 9.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 363 77.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 725 -6.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 465 -5.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 153 -29.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 454 7.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 367 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 2,496 -2.1%
Owner Occupied 1,612 2.0%
Renter Occupied 884 -8.8%
Owner Occupied 64.58%
Renter Occupied 35.42%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 733 5.6%
Without Mortgage 879 -0.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $160,700 4.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $116,800 -2.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $644 1.1%
With Mortgage 45.47%
Without Mortgage 54.53%

What is the level of education in Carthage?

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Approximately 38.55% of the population in Carthage holds a high school degree (that's 1,915 residents), while 34.73% have attained a college certificate (1,688 locals) and 11.76% have a bachelor's degree (584 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 244 281.2%
Some High School 1,915 -14.7%
Some College 1,688 17.6%
Associate Degree 356 -20.4%
Bachelor's Degree 584 -22.6%
Graduate Degree 143 -26.7%
No High School 4.91%
Some High School 38.55%
Some College 34.73%
Associate Degree 7.17%
Bachelor's Degree 11.76%
Graduate Degree 2.88%

What is the marital status of Carthage residents?

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A total of 1,361 people in Carthage have never been married (which represents 26.79% of the total population), while 2,511 of them are wedded (49.42%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 25 (0.49%) and 868 (17.08%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,361 -6.2%
Married 2,511 2.2%
Separated 25 78.6%
Widowed 341 14.8%
Divorced 868 -9.6%
Never Married 26.79%
Married 49.42%
Separated 0.49%
Widowed 6.71%
Divorced 17.08%

What are the most common means of transportation in Carthage?

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The top three means of transportation people in Carthage use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 2,484 residents commute by car, 21 prefer going to work by walking and 3 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 2,484 5.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 3 50.0%
Walk 21 -4.5%

What is the median and average household income in Carthage by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
75633 12,799 4,811 $58,030.00 $80,221.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 75633