For population 25 years and over in Carthage:
For population 15 years and over in Carthage city:
23 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $110 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (32.1 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (131.4 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (259.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Leola, AR (2.7 miles ), Prattsville, AR (4.1 miles ), Poyen, AR (4.2 miles ), Sheridan, AR (4.3 miles ), Fordyce, AR (4.4 miles ), Sparkman, AR (4.5 miles ), Thornton, AR (4.6 miles ), Kingsland, AR (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 34.07 N, Longitude: 92.56 W
Area code: 870
Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-2.0%).
Work and jobs in Carthage: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Carthage, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Carthage-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Carthage city center injured 11 people.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.
Earthquake activity:Carthage-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from Carthage center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from Carthage center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dallas County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jim Benton (American football) - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Carthage:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Carthage and their reported violations in the past:CARTHAGE WATER AND SEWER (Population served: 392, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 23.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
53 people in nursing homes
Carthage compared to Arkansas state average:
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Religion statistics for Carthage (based on Dallas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carthage government finances in 2002:
5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,417 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,738 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Carthage fatal accident list:
Jan 21, 1989 05:00 PM, Willow, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Carthage)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
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