The City of Carthage had a population of 2,519 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Carthage is located at latitude 40.4144 and longitude -91.1278 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carthage (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.
The City of Carthage (GNIS ID: 2393759) 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, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,463|
|Population in Familes||1,871|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||56|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,308 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||736 (56.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||381 (29.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||191 (14.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$97,399|
|Average Home Value||$123,066|
|Median Household Income||$45,501|
|Average Household Income||$54,050|
|Per Capita Income||$24,051|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.49%|
|Per Capita Income||1.31%|
The table below compares Carthage to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 463||66th|
|Population Density1||# 733||46th|
|Diversity Index2||# 618||55th|
|Median Household Income||# 948||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 864||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.