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Population (year 2000): 6,664. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,611 (-0.8% change)
Males: 2,973 (44.6%), Females: 3,691 (55.4%)

Panola County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $31,822 (year 2000)
Median house value: $60,400 (year 2000)

Carthage, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Carthage:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.8%)
  • Black (21.0%)
  • Hispanic (4.4%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (16.9%), German (9.7%), Irish (9.1%), English (8.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), French (2.2%).Texas

Elevation: 309 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles

Carthage,

For population 25 years and over in Carthage

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage city

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

4.0% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-1.0%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Longview, (37.3 miles pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (44.8 miles pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (173.8 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: City, TX (8.8 miles Gary TX Beckville, (9.7 miles TX (16.1 miles Tenaha, TX Tatum, (16.3 miles TX (17.7 miles Timpson, TX (23.1 miles Easton, TX (24.1 miles Joaquin, TX Garrison, (25.1 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 14 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $17,200
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $15,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $128,000

Latitude: 32.16 N, Longitude: 94.34 W

Area code: 903

Carthage, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.1%), Manufacturing (16.3%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,744 (+26.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,400 (55.8%)

Crime in Carthage by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 15.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.0
Robberies 6 7 12 4
    per 100,000 90.0 105.0 180.1 60.0
Assaults 22 23 20 16
    per 100,000 330.1 345.1 300.1 240.1
Burglaries 54 60 47 40
    per 100,000 810.3 900.4 705.3 600.2
Thefts 182 172 199 169
    per 100,000 2731.1 2581.0 2986.2 2536.0
Auto thefts 8 11 17 13
    per 100,000 120.0 165.1 255.1 195.1
283.6 280.0 303.3 231.1

Average climate in Carthage, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Carthage,

Carthage-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 190% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/12/1950, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Carthage city center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1989, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Michael Montgomery - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Aug 18, 1983), Zach Allison - College basketball player (Texas State Bobcats).


Hospital/medical center in Carthage:
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER-CARTHAGE (409 WEST COTTAGE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Carthage:
  • MARSHALL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; MARSHALL, TX)
  • SHELBY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; CENTER, TX)
  • HENDERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; HENDERSON, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carthage:
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 30 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; ID: GGG)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 42 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; ID: SHV)
  • BARKSDALE AFB (about 54 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; ID: BAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carthage:
  • PANOLA COUNTY-SHARPE FIELD (about 5 miles; CARTHAGE, TX; ID: 4F2)
  • HARRISON COUNTY (about 25 miles; MARSHALL, TX; ID: ASL)
  • CENTER MUNI (about 27 miles; CENTER, TX; ID: F17)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 7 $12,932 $22,169 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $19,709 $59,127 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $5,783 $34,698 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 16 $40,955 $30,716 0 $0
Firefighters 4 $10,036 $30,108 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 14 $23,951 $20,529 0 $0
Sewerage 13 $32,103 $29,633 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $15,113 $22,669 0 $0
Water Supply 13 $32,103 $29,633 0 $0
Totals for Government 81 $192,684 $28,545 0 $0
College/University in Carthage:
  • PANOLA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,074; Location: 1109 W PANOLA ST; Public; Website: www.panola.cc.tx.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 41 miles; KILGORE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,814)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 52 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; FT enrollment: 2,743)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 64 miles; LUFKIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,773)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 67 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 80 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 5,872)
Public high schools in Carthage:
  • CARTHAGE H S (Students: 864; Location: #1 BULLDOG DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PANOLA CS (Students: 98; Location: 416 W PANOLA ST; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high school in Carthage:
  • NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 39; Location: 108 E ASH; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Carthage:
  • BAKER-KOONCE INT (Students: 677; Location: #1 BULLDOG DR; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • CARTHAGE PRI (Students: 524; Location: #1 BULLDOG DR; Grades: PK - 01)
  • CARTHAGE J H (Students: 468; Location: #1 BULLDOG DR; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LIBBY EL (Students: 379; Location: #1 BULLDOG DR; Grades: 02 - 03)
Library in Carthage:
  • SAMMY BROWN LIBRARY (Operating income: $256,516; Location: 522 W COLLEGE ST; 60,652 books; 2,857 audio materials; 4,752 video materials; 93 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Carthage: 1891 Panola County Jail (A), Panola County Historical Museum and Library (B), Panola County Heritage Museum (C), Tex Ritter Museum (D).

Churches in Carthage include: Church of Christ (A), Church of Christ of Carthage (B), Saint Pauls Presbyterian Church (C), Southside Baptist Church (D), Mount Zion Church (E), Parkway Baptist Church (F).

Cemetery: Walker Cemetery (1).

Park in Carthage: Davis Park (1).


Carthage compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Carthage:
  • KGAS (1590 AM; 3 kW; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: JERRY T. HANSZEN)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDET (930 AM; 1 kW; CENTER, TX; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Carthage:
  • KGAS-FM (104.3 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCASTING)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KQBB (100.5 FM; CENTER, TX; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMHT-FM (103.9 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Carthage:
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)

 

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