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Demographics

People

Total Population2,513
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens24.7%
Employed Population 16+1,100
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married57.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.5%
Median Earnings25+$34,236
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,382

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,806
% Above Poverty Level91.6%
% Below Poverty Level8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.2%
Median Gross Rent$535
Median House Value$97,800

Ancestry

German36.8%
English12.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.6%
Irish9%
Norwegian1.8%
Dutch1.2%
Swedish1.2%
Italian1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Scottish0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Russian0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Czech0.6%
Belgian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Polish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Arab0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
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Carthage Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hancock County
Standard Zip Codes62321
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.41
Approximate Longitude-91.13

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)

StationKEOKUK LOCK DAM 19
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches
StationCANTON L AND D 20
Distance27.3 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches
StationQUINCY BALDWIN AP
Distance32.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp43 to 63 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Basco85$38,958
Elvaston124$31,250
Ferris118$43,750
Hamilton2,916$57,617
Plymouth383$38,750

Carthage Public Libraries

Carthage Public Library District
500 WABASH AVENUE
Carthage, Illinois
(217) 357-3232

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Carthage Hospitals

Memorial Hospital Association
(Non-profit)
1454 North County Road 2050
(217) 357-8500

Carthage Public Schools

Carthage Middle School
210 S Adams St
ZIP: 62321
(217) 357-3914
Middle
Total Enrollment 170
Carthage Primary School
210 S Adams St
ZIP: 62321
(217) 357-9202
Primary
Total Enrollment 273
Hancock County Academy
553 Main St
ZIP: 62321
(309) 837-4821
High
Total Enrollment 10
Hancock County Learning Ctr
553 Main St
ZIP: 62321
(309) 837-4821
Other
Total Enrollment 1
Illini West High School
600 Miller St
ZIP: 62321
(217) 357-9607
High
Total Enrollment 369
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