Carthage employment information

Income per capita$18,574$24,811$28,555
Median household income$32,241$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$48,977$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,833$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$30,875$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$17,264$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate7.4%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level27.8%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Carthage is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carthage is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carthage is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carthage is 78% higher than the national average.

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Carthage median earnings by income bracket

Carthage employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%1.5%
Manufacturing sector33.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.0%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services24.4%18.7%
Public administration3.7%8.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services3.7%30.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gordonsville, TN1,463$54,7732%
Alexandria, TN1,184$49,2058%
South Carthage, TN1,399$37,79429%
Hartsville (Trousdale County), TN7,859$37,21130%
Watertown, TN1,564$35,14434%
Carthage, TN2,042$32,24140%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sullivan's Island, SC2,042$110,870107%
Wofford Heights, CA2,043$30,50043%
Patterson Tract, CA2,041$37,68830%
Tunkhannock, PA2,041$45,17916%
Mayflower, AR2,043$42,13521%
Carthage, TN2,042$32,24140%
Source: The Carthage, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.