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The Town of Carthage had a population of 938 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Carthage is located at latitude 39.7384 and longitude -85.5719 in Rush County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Carthage encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rush County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 879 feet.
The Town of Carthage (GNIS ID: 2396629) 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||938 (100%)|
|Population in Households||938 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||790 (84.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$50,603|
|Average Household Income||$58,507|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,121|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||421 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||247 (58.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||111 (26.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||63 (15.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$118,462|
|Average Home Value||$139,024|
|Housing Affordability Index3||265|
|Average Household Size||2.62|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.31%|
|Per Capita Income||2.05%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.16%|
The table below compares Carthage to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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||# 352||48th|
|Population Density||# 214||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 428||37th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 345||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 554||19th|
|Diversity Index||# 451||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.