Carthage, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Carthage, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Carthage had a population of 2,681 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Carthage is located at latitude 35.3223 and longitude -79.4109 in Moore County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Carthage (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Moore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Town of Carthage (GNIS ID: 2406227) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Carthage is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Moore County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carthage: Fagansville.

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Carthage, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,681
Population in Households 2,582
Population in Familes 2,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density2 408
Diversity Index3 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,601
Average Household Income $53,998
Per Capita Income $23,625

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 793 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 353 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $147,543
Average Home Value $177,932
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,146
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 692
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.39% 1.58%
Households 2.46% 1.72%
Families 3.01% 1.68%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Carthage, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carthage to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 273 63rd
Population Density # 510 31st
Diversity Index # 414 44th
Median Household Income # 438 41st
Per Capita Income # 364 51st

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