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Population (year 2000): 12,668. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,096 (+3.4% change)
Males: 6,178 (48.8%), Females: 6,490 (51.2%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $28,557 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Carthage:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.7%)
  • Hispanic (12.5%)
  • Other race (6.6%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Vietnamese (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.5%), United States (11.8%), Irish (9.7%), English (9.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), French (2.0%).Missouri

Elevation: 1002 feet

Land area: 9.5 square miles

Carthage,

For population 25 years and over in Carthage

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage city

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

9.0% Foreign born (7.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,342 (+11.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MO Springfield, (70.7 miles pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OK Tulsa, (132.5 miles pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (346.6 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Brooklyn Heights, MO (4.9 miles) , MO (6.2 miles Fidelity, MO (6.8 miles Carytown, MO (8.5 miles Alba, MO Carterville, (8.7 miles MO Duenweg, (9.1 miles MO (9.9 miles Purcell, MO (10.6 miles Oronogo,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 32 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $97,600

Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 94.31 W

Area code: 417


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.4%), Educational,health and social services (18.3%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,460 (+27.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,912 (55.1%)


 

Crime in Carthage by Year

Type 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 4 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 31.6 7.9
Rapes 2 2 4 8 5
    per 100,000 15.8 15.8 31.6 63.2 39.5
Robberies 4 3 4 6 3
    per 100,000 31.6 23.7 31.6 47.4 23.7
Assaults 10 18 23 24 18
    per 100,000 78.9 142.1 181.6 189.5 142.1
Burglaries 97 102 69 81 123
    per 100,000 765.7 805.2 544.7 639.4 971.0
Thefts 573 510 379 289 401
    per 100,000 4523.2 4025.9 2991.8 2281.3 3165.5
Auto thefts 37 20 17 27 23
    per 100,000 292.1 157.9 134.2 213.1 181.6
289.5 271.9 226.9 262.0 268.3

Average climate in Carthage, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Carthage,

Carthage-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Carthage city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1975, a category 4 tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Main business address for: LEGGETT & PLATT INC (HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE).


Hospital/medical center in Carthage:
  • MCCUNE BROOKS HOSPITAL (627 W CENTENNIAL ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Carthage:
  • FREEMAN HEALTH SYSTEM - FREEMAN WEST (about 16 miles; JOPLIN, MO)
  • ST JOHNS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; JOPLIN, MO)
  • FREEMAN NEOSHO HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; NEOSHO, MO)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carthage:
  • JOPLIN REGIONAL (about 12 miles; JOPLIN, MO; ID: JLN)
  • NORTHWEST ARKANSAS RGNL (about 62 miles; FAYETTEVILLE/SPRINGDALE/, AR; ID: XNA)
  • SPRINGFIELD-BRANSON REGIONAL (about 65 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MO; ID: SGF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carthage:
  • LAMAR MUNI (about 22 miles; LAMAR, MO; ID: LLU)
  • NEOSHO HUGH ROBINSON (about 26 miles; NEOSHO, MO; ID: EOS)
  • MONETT MUNI (about 29 miles; MONETT, MO; ID: M58)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:
  • MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE (about 14 miles; JOPLIN, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,569)
  • PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; PITTSBURG, KS; FT enrollment: 5,566)
  • NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; BENTONVILLE, AR; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • OZARKS TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MO; FT enrollment: 3,756)
  • DRURY UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • SOUTHWEST BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; BOLIVAR, MO; FT enrollment: 2,612)
  • SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MO; FT enrollment: 14,680)
Public high schools in Carthage:
  • CARTHAGE SR. HIGH (Students: 798; Location: 714 S MAIN ST; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • CARTHAGE TECHNICAL CTR. (Location: 609 RIVER ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Carthage:
  • CARTHAGE JR. HIGH (Students: 823; Location: 827 E CENTENNIAL; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • COLUMBIAN ELEM. (Students: 561; Location: 1015 W MACON; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FAIRVIEW ELEM. (Students: 543; Location: 1201 E FAIRVIEW; Grades: KG - 06)
  • STEADLEY ELEM. (Students: 526; Location: 1814 W FIR RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MARK TWAIN ELEM. (Students: 227; Location: 1435 S MAIN; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY ELEM. (Students: 141; Location: 652 COUNTY RD 180; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Carthage:
  • ST ANNS (Students: 104; Location: 1156 GRAND AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Carthage:
  • CARTHAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $278,546; Location: 612 S. GARRISON AVE; 49,685 books; 875 audio materials; 1,243 video materials; 150 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Cedar Hill Cemetery (1), Park Cemetery (2), Oak Hill Cemetery (3).

Reservoir: Kellogg Lake (A).

Park in Carthage: Kellogg Lake Park (1).


Carthage compared to Missouri state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Carthage:
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KDMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQYX (1450 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Carthage:
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KXMS (88.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
TV broadcast stations around Carthage:
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K64FW (Channel 64; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K04OV (Channel 4; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGCS-LP (Channel 57; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD OF REGENTS, MO. SOUTH. ST.COLLEGE)

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