Carthage employment information

Income per capita$24,015$30,019$28,555
Median household income$50,042$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,906$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,972$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$36,406$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$22,466$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate3.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level8.9%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Carthage is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carthage is 6% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carthage is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carthage is 43% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Carthage median earnings by income bracket

Carthage employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.9%1.7%
Manufacturing sector18.1%7.1%
Financial & insurance services2.7%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%16.7%
Public administration4.3%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%1.2%
Education, health & social services15.4%53.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hamilton, IL3,059$47,52711%
Blandinsville, IL695$45,80014%
Fort Madison, IA10,929$41,87522%
Nauvoo, IL1,195$40,93823%
Augusta, IL609$40,83324%
Carthage, IL2,600$50,0426%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Eddyville, KY2,600$29,77944%
Wimberley, TX2,600$55,7954%
Howe, TX2,600$46,87512%
Conrad, MT2,600$36,36432%
Merkel, TX2,601$36,62032%
Carthage, IL2,600$50,0426%
Source: The Carthage, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.