|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Carthage is 15,538. Carthage, Missouri is the 2,297th largest city in the US.
Carthage is located entirely in Jasper County.
The peak population of Carthage was in 2020, when its population was 15,566. In 2020, Carthage was the 2,288th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,297th largest city in the US. Carthage is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Carthage has grown 22.0% since the 2000. Carthage, Missouri's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Carthage has a population density of 1,234.2 people per square mile.
|2291||Mitchell, South Dakota||15,631||7.0%|
|2294||Traverse City, Michigan||15,559||7.1%|
|2301||Greenwood Village, Colorado||15,495||32.8%|
|2303||Batavia, New York||15,482||-4.5%|
The total voting age population of Carthage, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,502. The voting age population is 50.2% male and 49.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.0% of the residents of Carthage are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Carthage are 87.7% White, 4.5% Other, 4.1% Two or more races, 1.6% Black, 0.9% American Indian, 0.7% Asian and 0.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 32.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Carthage, 26.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.8%. On a per-household basis, 21.9% of families are below the poverty line in Carthage.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.8% of Carthage residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.0% of Carthage residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.7% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Carthage residents aged 5 and older, 29.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 28.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Carthage is 6.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Carthage, 9.7% 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 $41,226.
In Carthage, 53.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.8% of housing units in Carthage.
Of all the housing units in Carthage, 26.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Carthage, 12.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 690 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Carthage is $749.
In Carthage, 75.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.