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People

Total Population 2,025
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 20.1%
Employed Population 16+ 776
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 44.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,146
% Above Poverty Level 75.7%
% Below Poverty Level 24.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.7%
Median Gross Rent $420
Median House Value $93,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
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 37 miles NE of Murfreesboro, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee
County Smith
Standard Zip Codes 37030
Phone Area Codes 615
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.252
Longitude -85.951

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 CARTHAGE
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Station LAFAYETTE
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
Station SMITHVILLE 2 SE
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 56.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Defeated (37030)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexandria 988 $60,000
Dowelltown 355 $62,000
Gordonsville 1,444 $57,083
Liberty 267 $42,917
Watertown 1,462 $47,083

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

Carthage Public Libraries

Library
Smith County Public Library
215 NORTH MAIN STREET
Carthage, Tennessee
(615) 735-1326

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Carthage Hospitals

CARTHAGE GENERAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
130 LEBANON HIGHWAY
(615) 735-9815
Emergency Service: Yes

SMITH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
158 HOSPITAL DRIVE
(615) 735-1560
Emergency Service: Yes

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Carthage High Schools

SMITH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
312 FITE E AV
615-735-9219
Serves 639 students.

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