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Population in 2012: 14,095 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.3%
 

Males: 6,813  (48.3%)
Females: 7,282  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  32.0 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64836.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,394 (it was $28,557 in 2000)
Carthage:

$29,394
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,043

Carthage city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,246 (it was $57,700 in 2000)
Carthage:

$91,246
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,096; Detached houses: $91,883; Townhouses or other attached units: $132,433; In 2-unit structures: $86,216; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $36,476; Mobile homes: $74,057; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,632

Median gross rent in 2012: $615.

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  • White alone - 9,912 (68.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3,685 (25.6%)
  • Two or more races - 277 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 187 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 146 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 117 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 43 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carthage: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.2%), Irish (9.5%), United States (9.0%), English (6.4%), French (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 1002 feet

Land area: 9.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,478 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Carthage:

  • High school or higher: 66.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage city:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

2,368 residents are foreign born

This city:  16.6%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Carthage, Missouri as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Carthage to the number of sex offenders is 239 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $737 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $668 (0.9%)

Carthage satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (56.7 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (115.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (333.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Brooklyn Heights, MO (2.0 miles) , Fidelity, MO (2.5 miles ), Carytown, MO (2.6 miles ), Carterville, MO (2.6 miles ), Alba, MO (2.7 miles ), Duenweg, MO (2.9 miles ), Purcell, MO (2.9 miles ), Oronogo, MO (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $122,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 94.31 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Maple Leaf City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,973 (+27.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,954 (59.4%)

Area code: 417

Carthage household income distribution Carthage home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Carthage by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 004130000101
per 100,000 0.00.031.17.722.90.00.00.00.07.10.06.9
Rapes 248553067454
per 100,000 16.531.162.138.438.222.70.043.449.828.434.727.5
Robberies 346346444363
per 100,000 24.831.146.623.130.545.529.828.928.521.341.620.6
Assaults 182324182122132538163018
per 100,000 148.5179.1186.3138.4160.2166.897.0180.8270.4113.5207.9123.9
Burglaries 102698112370747910095807865
per 100,000 841.5537.3628.8945.8534.1560.9589.2723.4676.0567.4540.5447.4
Thefts 510379289401411298250333378320249366
per 100,000 4207.62951.02243.43083.43136.02258.91864.72408.92689.62269.71725.62519.1
Auto thefts 201727231829131313161519
per 100,000 165.0132.4209.6176.9137.3219.897.094.092.5113.5104.0130.8
Arson 000024122323
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.015.330.37.514.514.221.313.920.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 290.7236.3313.5284.4291.3212.4151.9234.1264.8205.5197.0209.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Carthage detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Missouri average:

2.42

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Carthage, Missouri accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,342 (+11.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Carthage-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Carthage city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1975, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carthage-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from Carthage center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jasper County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carthage topographic map

Birthplace of: Belle Starr - Old West, Carl Hubbell - Baseball player, Celia Kaye - Actress, Joseph Shore - Opera singer, Marlin Perkins - Zoologist, William L. Webster - Politician and criminal, Felix Wright - Football player, Franklin Milton - Sound engineer, Javon Jackson - Jazz tenor saxophonist, Preston Lacy - Actor.

Main business address for: LEGGETT & PLATT INC (HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE).


Hospitals/medical centers in Carthage:

  • HEARTLAND KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 2828 SOUTH GRAND)
  • MCCUNE BROOKS HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 3125 DR RUSSELL SMITH WAY)
  • MERCY MCCUNE BROOKS HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 3125 DR RUSSELL SMITH WAY)
  • MERCY MCCUNE BROOKS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 3125 DR RUSSELL SMITH WAY)
  • CARTHAGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1901 BUENA VISTA AVENUE)
  • ST LUKE'S NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, 1220 EAST FAIRVIEW)

Political contributions by individuals in Carthage, MO

Airports located in Carthage:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 10 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,115)
  • Crowder College (about 25 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 27 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 57 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 3,034)
  • Drury University (about 57 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 58 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Missouri State University (about 58 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)

Public high schools in Carthage:

Public elementary/middle schools in Carthage:

Private elementary/middle school in Carthage:

  • ST ANNS SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 1156 GRAND AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $423,660; Location: 612 S. GARRISON AVENUE; 55,181 books; 9,562 e-books; 1,490 audio materials; 930 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 142 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Carthage Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Park Cemetery (2), Cedar Hill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Kellogg Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Battle of Carthage Civil War Museum (205 Grant Street), Powers Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1617 Oak Street), Historic Phelps House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1146 Grand Avenue), Davis Wildlife Studio (Recreation Areas; 9142 County Lane 173), Horizons Travel (Tours & Charters; 1500 Robertson Avenue).

Hotels: Carthage-Days Inn (2244 Grand Ave), Best Western Precious Moments (2701 Hazel Avenue), Econo Lodge Carthage (1441 West Central), Econo Lodge (1441 W Central Ave), Guest House Motel (417 East Central Avenue), Best Budget Inn (13011 State Highway 96).

Courts: Jasper County - Circuit Court- Division Iii-Probate (302 South Main Street), Jasper County - Court House- Circuit Court- Division Vi (302 South Main Street), Jasper County - Circuit Court- Division Iv-Assoc Circuit Court (302 South Main Street).

 
Jasper County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  PM10 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.8. This is better than average.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.3
U.S.:

11.6

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

CARTHAGE (Address: 326 GRANT , Population served: 10747, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2002)
X-PRESS TRUCK STOP (Address: 1860 COUNTY ROAD 100 , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
COUNTRY CLUB MHP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (DEC-01-2003), St Boil Water Order (DEC-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2003), St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2003), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-17-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (DEC-01-2003), St Boil Water Order (DEC-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2003), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2003), St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAR-11-1999), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-1999), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-1999), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1998), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-1998), St BCA signed (MAR-11-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-1998), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-04-1998), St BCA signed (MAR-11-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2000 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • One other older monitoring violation
TS CORNER (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-1998), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
JOPLIN REGIONAL STOCKYARDS (Address: 10131 CIMARRON RD , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
ROYAL OAKS ARENA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2001), St Public Notif issued (MAR-27-2002), St BCA signed (MAY-16-2002), St Public Notif issued (2 times from JUN-26-2002 to DEC-04-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2002), St Public Notif issued (DEC-04-2002), St BCA signed (JUN-13-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2004)
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.9%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Black residents, 53.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.4% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 27.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Carthage, MO

People in group quarters in Carthage in 2010:

  • 200 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 178 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Carthage in 2000:

  • 216 people in nursing homes
  • 151 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 150 people in religious group quarters
  • 120 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Carthage compared to Missouri state average:

Carthage, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Carthage (2011 data):

  • UMB Bank, National Association: Carthage Branch at 300 Grant Street, branch established on 1890/07/14; South Garrison Avenue Branch at 1946 South Garrison Avenue, branch established on 1999/08/28. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $11,205.9 mil, Deposits: $8,538.8 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • Arvest Bank: Carthage Supercenter Branch at 2705 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1999/06/01; Carthage Branch at 425 W. Central, branch established on 2000/03/14. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • Hometown Bank, National Association: Fairlawn Drive Branch at 2435 Fairlawn Drive, branch established on 2001/01/08; at 312 West Central, branch established on 1998/06/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $182.7 mil, Deposits: $150.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
  • Southwest Missouri Bank: at 300 West Third Street, branch established on 1979/06/11; Carthage South at 2417 South Grand Avenue, branch established on 1984/01/03. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $642.0 mil, Deposits: $564.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Missouri Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Heritage State Bank: - Carthage Branc at 2813 The Loop, branch established on 2010/10/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $117.1 mil, Deposits: $93.5 mil, headquarters in Nevada, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Shelbank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Carthage South Facility Branch at 2424 Fairlawn Drive, branch established on 1973/12/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Carthage Grand Avenue Branch at 2208 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1994/03/21. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Carthage, Missouri:

  • Econo Lodge, 1441 W Central Ave, Carthage, MO 64836 , Phone: (417) 358-3900, Fax: (417) 358-6839
  • Super 8 Motel, 416 W Fir Rd, Carthage, MO 64836 , Phone: (417) 359-9000
  • Best Western Precious Moments Hotel, 2701 Hazel St, Carthage, MO 64836 , Phone: (800) 511-7676, Fax: (417) 359-5240
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carthage, Missouri

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Carthage travel time to work - commute


Carthage mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.41%
Here58.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents33.4%15.5%11.5%9.0%6.9%
Congregations20.7%15.6%12.8%2.2%1.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.6%2.3%2.3%13.9%
Congregations3.9%7.8%1.7%2.2%31.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Jasper County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Jasper County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Jasper County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Here:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

30.7%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jasper County:

14.5%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$21,839$32,7596$3,164
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$1,162
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,982
Police Protection - Officers 28$89,339$38,2880$0
Police - Other 8$15,708$23,56211$6,985
Firefighters 21$63,830$36,4740$0
Fire - Other 1$2,092$25,1040$0
Streets and Highways 25$61,664$29,5990$0
Parks and Recreation 11$25,246$27,5416$2,739
Totals for Government 102$279,718$32,90836$17,032


7.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Missouri average:

7.87%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($195 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.07%
Missouri average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Newton County, MO  1.63% ($29,555 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, KS  0.35% ($24,281)
from Greene County, MO  0.27% ($33,087)


6.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Missouri average:

7.66%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($66 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Newton County, MO  1.46% ($28,066 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.38% ($27,417)
to Cherokee County, KS  0.33% ($23,280)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carthage:

  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KDMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KQYX (1450 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carthage:

  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KXMS (88.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHTO (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMOQ (107.1 FM; BAXTER SPRINGS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Carthage:

  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K64FW (Channel 64; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K04OV (Channel 4; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGCS-LP (Channel 57; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD OF REGENTS, MO. SOUTH. ST.COLLEGE)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Carthage fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 35
Total length: 214 meters (702ft)
Total costs: $22,982,000
Total average daily traffic: 167,086
Total average daily truck traffic: 27,762

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 6
  • 1930-1939: 7
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 13
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Carthage, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carthage)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Carthage, MO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carthage)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 74 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Carthage)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$93,94330$82,28186$114,8107$40,56114$86,6022$40,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$75,1352$36,7856$116,0600$00$02$42,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$79,4205$63,14031$113,7233$34,1402$57,0801$24,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$108,1402$71,29020$110,9610$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$153,2100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.00 , 0117.00, 0118.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$79,1032$152,045
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$180,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$77,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.00 , 0117.00, 0118.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 256
  • Hazardous Condition: 93
  • Service Call: 55
  • Good Intent Call: 19

Incident types - Carthage


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carthage, MO
Businesses in Carthage, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
Arby's1Penske1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Econo Lodge1T-Mobile1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Goodwill3True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS3
Long John Silver's1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
McDonald's2YMCA1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Darrell A. Richmond (16)
  • Niels S. Mossbeck (15)
  • Robert D. Oexman (12)
  • David B. Scott (8)
  • Caleb Browning (6)
  • Ryan Edward Chacon (6)
  • David S. Haffner (5)
  • Ryan Chacon (4)
  • Charles Lamb (4)
  • Steven M. Montague (4)

Total of 111 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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