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The City of Carthage had a population of 2,550 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Carthage is located at latitude 40.4164 and longitude -91.1363 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carthage 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.
|Total Population||2,550 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,494 (97.8%)|
|Population in Families||1,887 (74.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||56 ( 2.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,144|
|Average Household Income||$61,962|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,260|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,327 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||803 (60.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||324 (24.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||200 (15.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$97,588|
|Average Home Value||$115,131|
|Housing Affordability Index3||254|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.69%|
|Per Capita Income||1.83%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.78%|
The table below compares Carthage to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 459||67th|
|Population Density||# 712||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 979||29th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 820||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 856||38th|
|Diversity Index||# 626||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.