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Demographics

People

Total Population4,877
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+1,801
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married32.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.7%
Median Earnings25+$26,384
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,516

Wealth

Median Family Income$38,774
% Above Poverty Level64.7%
% Below Poverty Level35.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone22.2%
Median Gross Rent$688
Median House Value$117,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)63.3%
Irish10.3%
German4.1%
Italian3.5%
African2.2%
English1.9%
Scottish0.5%
French Except Basque0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Canadian0.2%
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Carthage Almanac

CategoryValue
County Leake County
Standard Zip Codes39051
Phone Area Codes601
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.74
Approximate Longitude-89.53

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)

StationCARTHAGE 3 SW
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp33 to 55 F
Apr Temp49 to 76 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp49 to 77 F
Annual Precip57.2 inches
StationKOSCIUSKO
Distance22.3 miles
Jan Temp33 to 54 F
Apr Temp49 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip60.3 inches
StationPHILADELPHIA 1 WSW
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp34 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip58.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Kosciusko7,018$30,873
Lena176$84,500
Philadelphia7,334$44,846
Sallis212$39,861
Sebastopol383$80,114
Walnut Grove779$28,409

Carthage Hospitals

Leake Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
310 Ellis Street
(601) 267-1100

Carthage Public Schools

Leake Central Elementary School
603 Hwy. 16 West
ZIP: 39051
(601) 267-9148
Primary
Total Enrollment 1159
Leake Central High School
704 N Jordan Street
ZIP: 39051
(601) 267-7713
High
Total Enrollment 570
Leake Central Junior High
801 Martin Luther King Drive
ZIP: 39051
(601) 267-8909
Middle
Total Enrollment 485
Leake Co Career & Technical Center
703 Northwest Street
ZIP: 39051
(601) 267-8442
High
Red Water Elementary School
555 Red Water Road
ZIP: 39051
(601) 267-8500
Primary
Standing Pine Elementary School
538 Hwy 487 East
ZIP: 39051
(601) 267-9225
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