Carthage Smith County, Tennessee

Carthage: Town in Tennessee, USA

About

Carthage is a town located in the county of Smith in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,306 and a population density of 311 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,331 inhabitants.

The town was created 233 years ago in 1788.

Carthage Quick Facts

Population : 2,331 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Smith County
Postal code : 37030
Phone Area Codes : 615
Area : 7.41 km2
Altitude : 515 feet / 157 meters
Capital city : Carthage is capital of Smith County
Establishment : January 01, 1789 (233 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:48:56 (29th September 2022)
Density : 315 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.07% (2010-2020)
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Location of Carthage on Tennessee map.
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Geography

Carthage is located at 36°15'8"N 85°57'6"W (36.2522800, -85.9516500).

Carthage map

Demographics

The population of Carthage increased by 1.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,306 - census
2011 2,358 2.21% estimation process
2012 2,344 -0.6% estimation process
2013 2,328 -0.69% estimation process
2014 2,309 -0.82% estimation process
2015 2,318 0.39% estimation process
2016 2,328 0.43% estimation process
2017 2,333 0.21% estimation process
2018 2,338 0.21% estimation process
2019 2,338 0% estimation process
2020 2,331 -0.3% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,594
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,942
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,533
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,901
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.6%
People over 65 (%) : 17.3%
Female persons, % : 48.1%
White only, percent : 76.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 11.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 3.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 9.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 73.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 764
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 50.1%

Carthage zip code is 37030. County name: Smith, County fips: 47159

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 50.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $119,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,219
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $515
2015-2019 median gross rent : $941
2015-2019 Households : 4,008
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.28
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 75.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,086
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 99,145
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,169
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,759
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,708
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 604
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 420
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 98
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 102
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 429
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 486
2010 population per square mile : 4,366.0
2010 land area in square miles : 2.04

People born in Carthage (9)

People born in Carthage, including writer; daughter of Al and Tipper Gore Kristin Gore, politician Robert L. Caruthers, actor Brandon Maggart, .

List

  • Glenn S. Anderson (Michigan politician) he was born in 08/02/1954
  • James Comer (Kentucky politician) he was born in 19/08/1972
  • William Brown Cooper (American painter) he was born in 01/01/1811
  • John William Petty (American airman during WWII) he was born in 22/03/1918
  • Daisy Oliver Aust (American suffragist) she was born in 01/01/1875
  • Keith Habersberger (member of the Try Guys) he was born in 18/06/1987

Schools in Carthage

College & universities near Carthage, TN

Code Name City ZIP
220279 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville Hartsville (TN) 37074-2028

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Carthage, TN

Code Name Address Type
NVL Nashville, TN 705 5th Avenue South BUS

Post offices near Carthage

Post Office Name City ZIP
Carthag Post Office Carthage (TN) 37030

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Smith County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Smith County , TN.

City Name Population Title
South Carthage 1,406 Town in Smith County, Tennessee, United States
Gordonsville 1,245 Town in Smith County, Tennessee, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Carthage distances to largest Tennessee cities