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Income/capita 31%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 50%
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IndexSouth CarthageTennesseeNational
Income per capita$20,639$26,019$29,829
Median household income$34,643$46,574$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,092$58,570$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,099$28,937$35,192
Median earnings male$36,447$32,560$36,919
Median earnings female$25,043$24,186$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level19.0%17.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Carthage is 31% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Carthage is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Carthage is 50% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Carthage is 26% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,093$34,643$69,286
      City
      $31,046$46,574$93,148
      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.

      South Carthage median earnings by income bracket

      South Carthage employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services12.8%7.9%
      Public administration7.7%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.0%2.9%
      Education, health & social services1.3%46.9%
      Other22.7%23.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gordonsville, TN1,534$54,0632.3%
      Alexandria, TN1,106$51,2507.4%
      Hartsville (Trousdale County) , TN7,970$47,66713.8%
      Watertown, TN1,412$40,00027.7%
      Carthage, TN2,186$34,00638.5%
      South Carthage, TN1,338$34,64337.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Darmstadt, IN1,338$86,96457.2%
      Okarche, OK1,338$75,25036.0%
      Powells Crossroads, TN1,338$55,5920.5%
      Montcalm, MB1,338n/a 
      Robins AFB, GA1,337$68,75024.3%
      South Carthage, TN1,338$34,64337.4%
      Source: The South Carthage, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).