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Demographics

People

Total Population2,382
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+991
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married43.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.8%
Median Earnings25+$31,851
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,179

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,310
% Above Poverty Level81.3%
% Below Poverty Level18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.4%
Median Gross Rent$429
Median House Value$105,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.3%
Irish8.6%
English6.9%
Dutch1.6%
French Except Basque1.5%
Italian1.1%
Scottish1.1%
Canadian0.9%
Polish0.4%
Swiss0.3%
German0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Czech0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
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Carthage Almanac

CategoryValue
County Smith County
Standard Zip Codes37030
Phone Area Codes615
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.25
Approximate Longitude-85.94

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
Distance0.2 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip53.4 inches
StationLAFAYETTE
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp28 to 47 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip56.3 inches
StationSMITHVILLE 2 SE
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp24 to 45 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 71 F
Annual Precip56.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alexandria1,146$65,875
Dowelltown361$36,250
Gordonsville1,489$55,670
Liberty323$48,750
Watertown1,408$51,771

Carthage Public Libraries

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

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Carthage Hospitals

Riverview Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
158 Hospital Drive
(615) 735-1560

Carthage Public Schools

Carthage Elementary
149 Skyline Dr
ZIP: 37030
(615) 735-0433
Primary
Total Enrollment 445
Defeated Elementary
451 Defeated Creek Hw
ZIP: 37030
(615) 774-3150
Primary
Total Enrollment 229
Smith County High School
312 Fite Av
ZIP: 37030
(615) 735-9219
High
Total Enrollment 596
Smith County Middle School
134 Smith County Middle School
ZIP: 37030
(615) 735-8277
Middle
Total Enrollment 328
Union Heights Elementary
663 Lebanon Hw
ZIP: 37030
(615) 735-1975
Primary
Total Enrollment 273
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