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People

Total Population 536
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 9.9%
Employed Population 16+ 189
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 57.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.7%
Median Earnings25+ $24,236
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,661

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,477
% Above Poverty Level 81%
% Below Poverty Level 19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.5%
Median Gross Rent $492
Median House Value $36,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 87.1%
US/American 0%
English 0.4%
Irish 2.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Carthage Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles W of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 160 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Dallas
Standard Zip Codes 71725
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.075
Longitude -92.555

Carthage Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LEOLA
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
Station FORDYCE
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
Station SPARKMAN
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fordyce 4,174 $43,472
Leola 534 $31,719
Poyen 318 $46,250
Prattsville 418 $58,333
Sheridan 4,763 $59,943
Sparkman 413 $46,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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319 WEST CENTRAL AVENUE
870-254-2231
Serves 56 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.6

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