Carthage is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 901 people and just one neighborhood, Carthage is the 319th largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Carthage is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 48.97% of the Carthage workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Carthage is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carthage who work in office and administrative support (15.52%), sales jobs (7.59%) and management occupations (6.21%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Carthage’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
In Carthage, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Carthage does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.