Carthage, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 5,005 (79% urban, 21% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 
Males: 2,558  (51.1%)
Females: 2,447  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  29.6 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39051.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,057 (it was $25,052 in 2000)
Carthage:

$24,057
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,211 (it was $12,986 in 2000)

Carthage city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,426 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Carthage:

$96,426
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $100,828; Detached houses: $110,848; Mobile homes: $8,999

Median gross rent in 2013: $601.

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  • Races in Carthage, MS (2010)

    Carthage races chart
    • 2,37846.9%Black alone
    • 1,89737.4%White alone
    • 62412.3%Hispanic
    • 1162.3%American Indian alone
    • 480.9%Two or more races
    • 100.2%Asian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

Races in Carthage detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Carthage: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (9.2%), United States (8.1%), German (5.2%), English (5.2%), Subsaharan African (3.5%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 9.35 square miles.

Population density: 535 people per square mile   (low).

Carthage,MS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Carthage:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage city:

  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 32.1%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

55 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Carthage, Mississippi as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Carthage to the number of sex offenders is 129 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $708 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $656 (0.8%)

Carthage satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (48.7 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (166.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (402.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Redwater, MS (1.6 miles ), Standing Pine, MS (2.6 miles ), Walnut Grove, MS (3.3 miles ), Lena, MS (3.3 miles) , Sebastopol, MS (4.1 miles ), Pearl River, MS (4.2 miles ), Hillsboro, MS (4.4 miles ), Kosciusko, MS (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.74 N, Longitude: 89.54 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,542 (+30.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 712 (42.7%)

Area code: 601

Carthage household income distribution Carthage home values distribution

Crime rates in Carthage by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0010
per 100,000 0.00.019.60.0
Rapes 1000
per 100,000 20.70.00.00.0
Robberies 1143
per 100,000 20.720.478.559.6
Assaults 3339
per 100,000 62.061.258.9178.7
Burglaries 59492217
per 100,000 1,220.0999.2431.9337.5
Thefts 31451130
per 100,000 641.0917.6215.9595.6
Auto thefts 45101
per 100,000 82.7102.0196.319.9
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 266.0) 149.6130.4126.5100.5

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Crime rate in Carthage detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Mississippi average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +675 (+17.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Carthage: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Carthage, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Carthage-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/2/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Carthage city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 19.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carthage-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.7 miles away from Carthage center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 205.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from Carthage center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Leake County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carthage topographic map

Birthplace of: Earl Williamson - Mayor, Marcus Mann (basketball) - Basketball player, Winson Hudson - Civil rights activist, John Johnson (basketball) - Basketball player, O'Neal Wilder - Sprinter.

Hospitals and medical centers in Carthage:

  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER-LEAKE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 310 ELLIS STREET)
  • HOSPICE IN HIS HANDS (242 THAGGARD ROAD)
  • INFINITY HOSPICE, LLC (206 NORTH VAN BUREN STREET)
  • LEAKE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 310 ELLIS STREET)
  • DSI CARTHAGE (312 ELLIS STREET)
  • STA HOME HHA OF CARTHAGE INC (P. O. BOX 366)
  • BAPTIST LEAKE EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (310 ELLIS STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-CARTHAGE (1101 EAST FRANKLIN STREET)

Airports located in Carthage:

College/University in Carthage:

  • Infinity Career College (Full-time enrollment: 123; Location: 305 Hwy 16 West; Private, for-profit; Website: www.infinitycareercollege.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:

  • Holmes Community College (about 28 miles; Goodman, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,352)
  • East Central Community College (about 33 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Belhaven University (about 48 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 50 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Meridian Community College (about 54 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Mississippi College (about 55 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Hinds Community College (about 62 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
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Notable location: Carthage Fire Depaerment (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Carthage include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), Carthage United Methodist Church (B), Saint Ann Catholic Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Carthage Presbyterian Church (E), Mount Zion Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Zion Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Carthage: McMillian Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Scott Motel (Highway 80 East), Carthage Inn Motel (711 Highway 16 East), Economy Inn (211 Highway 25 N).

Courts: Leake County - Justice Court Clerk (Court House), Carthage City - Court Clerk Office (West Main Street).

Leake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Carthage and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF CARTHAGE (Population served: 5,075, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-05-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-05-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 259 regular monitoring violations
FREENY W/A #1 (Population served: 3,156, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (FEB-28-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-24-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 176 regular monitoring violations
FREENY W/A #2-ROSEBUD SYSTEM (Population served: 2,820, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 235 regular monitoring violations
EDINBURG WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,716, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 174 regular monitoring violations
GOSHEN WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 338, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 44.5%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.7% for Black residents, 52.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.7% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.0%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
331 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
140 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Carthage in 2000:

  • 316 people in state prisons
  • 251 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 158 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Carthage, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Carthage compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Carthage (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Drive-In Branch, Heritage Banking Group Branch, Operations Center Branch, Marketplace Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • First Financial Bank: Carthage Bank Branch at 510 Hwy 35 S, branch established on 2006/07/10. Info updated 2006/05/23: Bank assets: $791.3 mil, Deposits: $601.4 mil, headquarters in El Dorado, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Banc Corporation
  • The Citizens National Bank of Meridian: Carthage Branch at 305 South Van Buren Street, branch established on 1986/06/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,115.7 mil, Deposits: $932.3 mil, headquarters in Meridian, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Banc Corp.
  • The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, Mississippi: Carthage Branch at 301 West Main Street, branch established on 2008/11/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $853.7 mil, Deposits: $573.8 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, MS, positive income, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.9
Mississippi average:

12.3

Carthage travel time to work - commute Carthage mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carthage city (based on Leake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,16461
Mainline Protestant1,10513
Black Protestant9665
Catholic9001
Other1022
None10,568-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Leake County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Leake County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Leake County:

34.1%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

24.5%
State:

14.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$31,117$33,9461$629
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$10,406
Judicial and Legal 1$3,206$38,4720$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$49,817$39,8540$0
Firefighters 8$30,291$45,4370$0
Streets and Highways 6$16,751$33,5020$0
Sewerage 3$8,676$34,7040$0
Parks and Recreation 7$14,825$25,4141$385
Water Supply 3$6,105$24,4200$0
Totals for Government 54$160,788$35,7319$11,420

Carthage government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $212,000 ($42.36)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $702,000 ($140.26)
    Water Utilities: $412,000 ($82.32)
    Financial Administration: $351,000 ($70.13)
    Fire Protection: $309,000 ($61.74)
    Regular Highways: $308,000 ($61.54)
    Sewerage: $278,000 ($55.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $229,000 ($45.75)
    Libraries: $88,000 ($17.58)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($7.59)
    Welfare - Other: $11,000 ($2.20)
    Health Services - Other: $11,000 ($2.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($12.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $658,000 ($131.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $997,000 ($199.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($8.99)

Carthage government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $308,000 ($61.54)
    All Other: $269,000 ($53.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $185,000 ($36.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $146,000 ($29.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $258,000 ($51.55)
    Interest Earnings: $178,000 ($35.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $368,000 ($73.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,362,000 ($272.13)
    All Other: $39,000 ($7.79)
  • Tax - Property: $474,000 ($94.71)
    NEC: $23,000 ($4.60)

Carthage government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $570,000 ($113.89)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,055,000 ($210.79)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $614,000 ($122.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $746,000 ($149.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $747,000 ($149.25)
    Water Utilities: $525,000 ($104.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $176,000 ($35.16)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($8.99)

Carthage government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $179,000 ($35.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,251,000 ($449.75)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $35,000 ($6.99)

4.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Neshoba County, MS  0.68% ($26,872 average AGI)
from Scott County, MS  0.54% ($20,919)
from Madison County, MS  0.39% ($32,889)


6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Neshoba County, MS  0.84% ($25,339 average AGI)
to Scott County, MS  0.81% ($27,754)
to Rankin County, MS  0.61% ($33,628)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carthage:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carthage:

  • WCKK (98.3 FM; CARTHAGE, MS; Owner: JOHNNY BOSWELL RADIO LLC)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZKR (103.3 FM; DECATUR, MS; Owner: PONYTAIL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMBU (89.1 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WLIN-FM (101.1 FM; DURANT, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WZKS (104.1 FM; UNION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWSL (102.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, MS; Owner: H & G C, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Carthage:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Carthage fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Carthage fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 69m226ftTotal length
  • $664,000Total costs
  • 29,640Total average daily traffic
  • 2,503Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Carthage, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carthage)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

178 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Carthage, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • DT CARTHAGE, Downtown Carthage, West End Of (Lat: 32.743139 Lon: -89.553361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQLC855
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019, Certifier: Victor H Meena
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:
  • WKOZ-FM Site, 12.5 Miles North Of Carthage, Mississippi (Lat: 32.833333 Lon: -89.347500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQNU816
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2011, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Certifier: Johnny Boswell
    Registrant: Graham Brock, Inc., St. Simons Island, GA 31522-7466, Phone: (912) 638-8028, Fax: (912) 638-7722, Email:
  • ALLENWOOD, Allenwood Drive (Lat: 32.724167 Lon: -89.546694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 68.5 m, Overall height: 73.1 m, Call Sign: WQQK817
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 01/16/2013, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:
  • CARTHAGE, Carthage Cell Site (Lat: 32.706944 Lon: -89.465833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.2 m, Call Sign: WQQK835
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2013, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:
  • PEARL RIVER, 5589 Laurel Hill Road (Ms13303-A) (Lat: 32.724944 Lon: -89.341139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 73.8 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WQQK923
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2013, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:
  • REDWATER, 200 Settlemire Circle (#36024 / Carthage) (Lat: 32.808944 Lon: -89.490694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 102.1 m, Call Sign: WQQL229
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 01/17/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:
  • GOVERNMENT H, Hwy 25/Jackson Cell Site (Lat: 32.754444 Lon: -89.591667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.3 m, Call Sign: WQQL453
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 01/18/2013, Expiration Date: 01/18/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carthage)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 172JM , Serial Number: 17262202, Year manufactured: 1973
    Registrant (Corporation): M & W Mobile Living Inc, Po Box 26, Carthage, MS 39051
  • Aircraft: BROWNE-CURD EAA ACROSPORT (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21WC , Serial Number: 76, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Withers, 4731 Laurel Hill Rd, Carthage, MS 39051
  • Aircraft: KROGMANN DARYL SCOTT RANS S6ES (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 529CF , Serial Number: 02981206, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Cecil R Smith, 2872 Highway 16 E, Carthage, MS 39051
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7590V , Serial Number: 177RG0881
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ralph Odom, 515 Woodland Dr, Carthage, MS 39051, Other Owners: Tony Gordon
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8992D , Serial Number: 18-6396, Year manufactured: 1958
    Registrant (Individual): H V Donald, 1006 E Franklin St, Carthage, MS 39051

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 248
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Carthage

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AT&T1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
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