Carthage is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,553 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Carthage is the 293rd largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Carthage isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Carthage are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carthage is a town of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carthage who work in management occupations (14.04%), healthcare (13.05%), and teaching (12.25%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Carthage, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Carthage has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Carthage is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Carthage overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Carthage, 24.33% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Carthage in 2018 was $25,356, which is middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,424 for a family of four. However, Carthage contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Carthage is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Carthage home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carthage residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Carthage include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Carthage is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.