Population density (sq mi)1,03522891
Median age47.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%44%43%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Carthage is 354% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Carthage is 26% higher than Illinois
  • In Carthage 96.66% of the population is White
  • In Carthage 0.64% of the population is Black
  • In Carthage 0.84% of the population is Asian

Compare Carthage, IL Demographics


      Carthage population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.63%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.24%5.86%4.75%
      In Carthage, 2.5% 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, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).