The Town of Carthage had a population of 2,310 as of July 1, 2015.
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 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, 2015.
|Population in Households||2,174|
|Population in Familes||1,701|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||136|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,059 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||497 (46.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||409 (38.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||153 (14.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$99,599|
|Average Home Value||$131,869|
|Median Household Income||$36,034|
|Average Household Income||$52,464|
|Per Capita Income||$21,867|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.94%|
|Per Capita Income||2.67%|
The table below compares Carthage to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 178||59th|
|Population Density1||# 122||72nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 142||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 272||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 152||65th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.