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People

Total Population 2,531
Male Share of the Population 45.4%
Female Share of the Population 54.6%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 928
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 46.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,557
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.7%
Median Gross Rent $830
Median House Value $148,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.2%
US/American 0%
English 13.5%
Irish 5.1%

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

Carthage Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles NW of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles SW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Moore
Standard Zip Codes 28327
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.345
Longitude -79.417

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 JACKSON SPRINGS 5 WNW
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station SANFORD 8 NE
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Station LAURINBURG
Distance 41.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Whisper Pnes (28327)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cameron 287 $38,125
Pinehurst 15,313 $90,071
Robbins 1,201 $33,125
Southern Pines 13,018 $75,909
Vass 637 $38,750
Whispering Pines 3,067 $78,558

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

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