Population density (sq mi)4885891
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Carthage is 742% 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
  • In Carthage 0.62% of the population is Asian

Compare Carthage, AR Demographics


      Carthage population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Carthage age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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