Carthage employment information

Income per capita$15,579$20,956$28,555
Median household income$24,846$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,636$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,546$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$23,750$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$18,906$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate8.0%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level44.2%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Carthage is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carthage is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carthage is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carthage is 184% higher 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 industry4.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector26.7%6.4%
Financial & insurance services5.3%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services7.7%5.1%
Public administration1.6%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%3.3%
Education, health & social services12.9%34.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sebastopol, MS252$58,75010%
Redwater, MS643$47,96910%
Standing Pine, MS287$45,71415%
Lena, MS178$34,06336%
Walnut Grove, MS645$20,41762%
Carthage, MS4,995$24,84654%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Riverside CDP, NY4,995$37,29230%
Franklin, NJ4,994$65,00022%
Sulphur, OK4,996$41,44023%
South Pasadena, FL4,993$36,89631%
Waynesboro, MS4,998$18,38666%
Carthage, MS4,995$24,84654%
Source: The Carthage, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.