Carthage employment information

IndexCarthageMississippiNational
Income per capita$15,051$21,651$29,829
Median household income$24,566$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,491$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,468$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$23,209$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$21,014$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate7.3%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level43.7%22.3%15.1%
The Carthage, MS employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Carthage is $15,051, which is 30% lower than than the Mississippi average and 50% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $24,566, which is 39% lower than than the Mississippi average and 56% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Carthage is 7%, which is 56% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Carthage is 44% which is 189% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$16,375$24,566$49,132
City
$27,015$40,528$81,056
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Carthage is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carthage is 56% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carthage is 56% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carthage is 189% higher than the national average.

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Carthage median earnings by income bracket

Carthage employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector26.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.3%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%17.8%
Public administration1.2%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%3.6%
Education, health & social services10.3%21.5%
Other31.4%20.7%

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Sebastopol, MS317$50,9388%
Walnut Grove, MS749$23,50058%
Carthage, MS4,938$24,56656%

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Flora, IL4,940$38,70530%
Stone Park, IL4,936$40,71726%
Hockinson, WA4,936$81,08047%
Palos Park, IL4,934$77,30440%
Eagar, AZ4,943$58,3215%
Carthage, MS4,938$24,56656%
Source: The Carthage, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).