The Town of Carthage had a population of 2,345 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Carthage is located at latitude 36.2564 and longitude -85.9431 in Smith County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Carthage (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Smith County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 515 feet.
The Town of Carthage (GNIS ID: 2406226) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carthage population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,209|
|Population in Familes||1,728|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||136|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,080 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||511 (47.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||412 (38.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||157 (14.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$128,125|
|Average Home Value||$162,133|
|Median Household Income||$35,308|
|Average Household Income||$46,197|
|Per Capita Income||$20,335|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.12%|
|Per Capita Income||0.99%|
The table below compares Carthage to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 177||59th|
|Population Density1||# 122||72nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 150||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 273||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 230||46th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.