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People

Total Population 2,580
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 23.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,108
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 55.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,583
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.9%
Median Gross Rent $504
Median House Value $94,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
US/American 0%
English 14.5%
Irish 10.5%

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

Carthage Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles S of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 62321
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.416
Longitude -91.136

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 KEOKUK LOCK DAM 19
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station CANTON L AND D 20
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station QUINCY BALDWIN AP
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Carthage, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Denver (62321)

Fountain Green (62321)

Harmony (62321)

McCall (62321)

Webster (62321)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Basco 78 $40,625
Elvaston 119 $37,500
Ferris 143 $38,750
Hamilton 2,918 $50,458

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

Carthage Public Libraries

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538 WABASH AVE.
Carthage, Illinois
(217) 357-3232
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Carthage High Schools

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CARTHAGE HIGH SCHOOL
210 S ADAMS
217-357-2136
Serves 285 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

HANCOCK COUNTY ACADEMY
200 S ADAMS
217-357-6915
A Non-traditional School
Serves 17 students.

HANCOCK COUNTY LEARNING CTR
200 S ADAMS
217-357-2294
A Non-traditional School
Serves 3 students.

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