Carthage, MO

14,247 Population
11.6 square miles 1,222.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,222.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
62.0%
was 66.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.1%
was 14.6%
 
Percent Under 18
27.6%
was 29.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
14.8%
was 14.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
28.5%
was 27.7%
 
Median Household Income
$35,697
was $34,678
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.6
45.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
7
was 7.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
231.8
was 207.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,688.4
was 3,367.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
6,103
was 5,764
 
Median Rent
$699
was $687
 
Total Building Permits
17
was 16
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,470
was 5,110
 
Homeownership Rate
59.3%
was 55.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
11
was 10
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
523.9
was 494.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.1%
was 22.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
6
was 6
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.1
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.2
was 1.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
83.4%
was 82.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
70.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
73.4%
was 71.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
16.2%
was 16.9%
 

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