|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Carthage is 5,707. Carthage, Mississippi is the 4,461st largest city in the US.
Carthage is located entirely in Leake County.
The peak population of Carthage was in 2020, when its population was 5,738. In 2020, Carthage was the 4,427th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,461st largest city in the US. Carthage is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Carthage has grown 23.3% since the 2000. Carthage, Mississippi is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 68% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Carthage has a population density of 546.5 people per square mile.
|4456||Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania||5,711||-10.4%|
|4462||Angier, North Carolina||5,703||68.8%|
|4464||Belle Fourche, South Dakota||5,699||18.3%|
The total voting age population of Carthage, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,098. The voting age population is 53.3% male and 46.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.1% of the residents of Carthage are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Carthage are 49.8% White, 46.8% Black, 1.6% Asian, 1.5% American Indian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 15.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Carthage, 37.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 64.8%. On a per-household basis, 26.2% of families are below the poverty line in Carthage.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.3% of Carthage residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.6% of Carthage residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.0% have a bachelor's degree and 4.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Carthage residents aged 5 and older, 19.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 15.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Carthage is 7.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Carthage, 14.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Carthage is $40,859.
In Carthage, 52.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.8% of housing units in Carthage.
Of all the housing units in Carthage, 6.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Carthage, 9.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 160 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Carthage is $739.
In Carthage, 74.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.