Carthage, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 14,232 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.3%
 
Males: 6,630  (46.6%)
Females: 7,602  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  32.5 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 64836.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,325 (it was $28,557 in 2000)
Carthage:

$32,325
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,250 (it was $15,281 in 2000)

Carthage city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $93,128 (it was $57,700 in 2000)
Carthage:

$93,128
MO:

$133,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $630.

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  • Races in Carthage, MO (2010)

    Carthage races chart
    • 9,91268.9%White alone
    • 3,68525.6%Hispanic
    • 2771.9%Two or more races
    • 1871.3%Black alone
    • 1461.0%Asian alone
    • 1170.8%American Indian alone
    • 430.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 110.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Carthage: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.3%), Irish (9.5%), United States (9.1%), English (7.1%), Dutch (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 1002 feet

Land area: 9.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,492 people per square mile   (low).

Carthage,MO real estate house value index trend

Carthage, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Carthage:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

1,939 residents are foreign born (13.3% Latin America).

This city:

13.6%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 64 registered sex offenders living in Carthage, Missouri as of September 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Carthage to the number of sex offenders is 220 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $825 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $737 (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: +4,097 (+28.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,838 (57.1%)

Area code: 417

Carthage household income distribution Carthage home values distribution

Crime rates in Carthage by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 041300001011
per 100,000 0.031.17.722.90.00.00.00.07.10.06.97.1
Rapes 485530674545
per 100,000 31.162.138.438.222.70.043.449.828.434.727.535.7
Robberies 463464443634
per 100,000 31.146.623.130.545.529.828.928.521.341.620.628.6
Assaults 232418212213253816301819
per 100,000 179.1186.3138.4160.2166.897.0180.8270.4113.5207.9123.9135.8
Burglaries 69811237074791009580786565
per 100,000 537.3628.8945.8534.1560.9589.2723.4676.0567.4540.5447.4464.7
Thefts 379289401411298250333378320249366391
per 100,000 2,951.02,243.43,083.43,136.02,258.91,864.72,408.92,689.62,269.71,725.62,519.12,795.3
Auto thefts 172723182913131316151915
per 100,000 132.4209.6176.9137.3219.897.094.092.5113.5104.0130.8107.2
Arson 000241223232
per 100,000 0.00.00.015.330.37.514.514.221.313.920.614.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 236.4313.7284.5291.4212.5152.0234.2264.9205.6197.0209.4231.6

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 36 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Missouri average:

2.42

Carthage tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,342 (+11.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Carthage, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Carthage, Missouri average temperatures Carthage, Missouri average precipitation Carthage, Missouri humidity Carthage, Missouri wind speed Carthage, Missouri snowfall Carthage, Missouri sunshine Carthage, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Carthage-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 88% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 180.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 181.5 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 245.9 miles away from the city 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 252.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 263.4 miles away from Carthage center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 362.3 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 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: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 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 and medical centers in Carthage:

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

Airports located in Carthage:

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College/University in Carthage:

  • Carthage R9 School District-Carthage Technical Center (Full-time enrollment: 17; Location: 609 River Street; Public; Website: www.carthage.k12.mo.us/tc/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 10 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • Crowder College (about 25 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 27 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 37 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 57 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Drury University (about 57 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 58 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)

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)
See full list of schools located in Carthage

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 104. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 40.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.5
U.S.:

32.0

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

CARTHAGE (Population served: 14,502, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
JOPLIN REGIONAL STOCKYARDS (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
PLEASANT VALLEY MHP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (DEC-10-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (DEC-10-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (DEC-10-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-17-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2012), St BCA signed (DEC-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from DEC-19-2011 to DEC-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2012), St BCA signed (DEC-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2012), St BCA signed (DEC-10-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2012), St BCA signed (DEC-10-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.6%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 50.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.9% for American Indian residents, 27.9% for other race residents, 30.4% 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

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, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Carthage compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.8
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,313149
Mainline Protestant8,10035
Catholic6,0245
Other3,05218
Black Protestant5022
None49,413-
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: 9
Jasper County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

30.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$24,839$37,2595$3,509
Judicial and Legal 1$2,032$24,3843$5,719
Police Protection - Officers 29$96,019$39,7320$0
Police - Other 8$17,446$26,16910$6,646
Firefighters 22$68,016$37,1000$0
Fire - Other 1$2,526$30,3120$0
Streets and Highways 26$69,046$31,8670$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,891$34,6920$0
Parks and Recreation 11$29,707$32,4089$4,359
Totals for Government 107$312,522$35,04927$20,233

6.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Missouri average:

6.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($138 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.02%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Newton County, MO  1.39% ($34,405 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, KS  0.31% ($26,362)
from Greene County, MO  0.25% ($31,990)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($79 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Newton County, MO  1.41% ($33,694 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.33% ($30,333)
to Cherokee County, KS  0.24% ($25,960)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 214m702ftTotal length
  • $22,982,000Total costs
  • 167,086Total average daily traffic
  • 27,762Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 131980-1989
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
Ford1True Value1
Goodwill3U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS3
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1
McDonald's2
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