Carthage demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4885591
Median age42.237.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%42%43%
Speak English88%93%79%
Speak Spanish12%5%13%
Carthage, AR has a population of 483 and is the 19,733rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 488 per sq mi which is 781% higher than the Arkansas average and 439% higher than the national average. The median age in Carthage is 42 which is approximately 12% higher than the Arkansas average of 38. In Carthage, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 12% speak Spanish. 84% of Carthage residents were born in Arkansas, 11% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Carthage is 781% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Carthage is 12% higher than Arkansas.
  • In Carthage 19.46% of the population is White.
  • In Carthage 79.92% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Carthage 0.62% of the population is Asian.

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Carthage population breakdown by race

Black or African American79.92%15.52%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.23%3.06%
Other race0.00%2.28%4.75%
In Carthage, 11.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Carthage, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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