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Income/capita 16%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 34%
IndexCarthageIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,060$31,502$29,829
Median household income$45,536$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,984$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,417$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$40,788$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$24,773$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Carthage is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Carthage is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Carthage is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Carthage is 44% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $30,354$45,536$91,072
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Carthage median earnings by income bracket

      Carthage employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector15.8%8.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%8.1%
      Wholesale & retail services20.1%9.7%
      Public administration3.9%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%1.9%
      Education, health & social services8.7%49.2%
      Other25.2%21.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hamilton, IL2,916$50,3089%
      Nauvoo, IL1,292$50,2599%
      Blandinsville, IL718$44,79219%
      West Point, IL197$44,50020%
      Pontoosuc, IL85$42,81323%
      Carthage, IL2,513$45,53618%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Edwards AFB, CA2,513$59,7068%
      Mohawk, NY2,513$43,31922%
      Falconer, NY2,513$40,65327%
      Wayne, IL2,513$145,875164%
      Burlington, OH2,514$50,7758%
      Carthage, IL2,513$45,53618%
      Source: The Carthage, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).