Carthage, New York

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Population in 2017: 3,425 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 1,544  (45.1%)
Females: 1,881  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

29.8 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 13619.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,317 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Carthage:

$40,317
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,817 (it was $13,029 in 2000)

Carthage village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,851 (it was $59,200 in 2000)
Carthage:

$125,851
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $214,308; detached houses: $223,378; townhouses or other attached units: $146,566; in 2-unit structures: $100,344; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $78,960

Median gross rent in 2017: $950.

March 2019 cost of living index in Carthage: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.5%
(30.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Carthage, NY (2010)
    • 3,28287.6%White alone
    • 1734.6%Hispanic
    • 1333.5%Black alone
    • 742.0%Two or more races
    • 581.5%Asian alone
    • 170.5%American Indian alone
    • 90.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Carthage, New York as of January 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carthage is 437 to 1.


Crime rates in Carthage by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.8)
2
(52.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
1
(27.0)
1
(27.4)
1
(28.0)
2
(58.4)
3
(88.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(87.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(82.2)
6
(157.9)
4
(107.6)
13
(342.0)
2
(53.4)
3
(80.3)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.9)
4
(109.5)
1
(28.0)
2
(58.4)
2
(59.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(520.5)
11
(289.5)
22
(591.9)
18
(473.6)
18
(480.3)
17
(455.3)
10
(265.7)
10
(261.6)
12
(310.7)
14
(377.4)
6
(164.2)
2
(55.9)
8
(233.6)
7
(206.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(2,329)
70
(1,842)
85
(2,287)
81
(2,131)
48
(1,281)
82
(2,196)
61
(1,621)
45
(1,177)
47
(1,217)
44
(1,186)
56
(1,533)
40
(1,119)
47
(1,372)
35
(1,032)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.6)
5
(134.5)
4
(105.2)
1
(26.7)
2
(53.6)
2
(53.1)
2
(52.3)
1
(25.9)
4
(107.8)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.4)
3
(88.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A1
(26.3)
2
(53.8)
1
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)200.8129.7208.2237.397.7140.193.074.893.2114.8127.076.6160.6145.3

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City-data.com crime index in Carthage, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Irish (22.8%), German (16.0%), Italian (14.3%), English (7.6%), American (6.8%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1841

Elevation: 743 feet

Land area: 2.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,363 people per square mile   (low).

Carthage, New York map

34 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.0%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,713 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,086 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (64.0 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (115.2 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (234.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

West Carthage, NY (0.9 miles ),
Wilna, NY (1.6 miles ),
Champion, NY (1.9 miles ),
Herrings, NY (2.0 miles),
Deferiet, NY (2.3 miles ),
Denmark, NY (2.4 miles ),
Great Bend, NY (2.5 miles ),
Copenhagen, NY (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.98 N, Longitude: 75.61 W

Area code: 315

Distribution of median household income in Carthage, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Carthage, NY in 2017
Carthage satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $28,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Carthage, NY residents
Average permit cost in Carthage, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Carthage, NY
Historical housing units in Carthage, NY
Most common industries in Carthage, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Paper (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.8%)
  • Educational services (22.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Carthage, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Top executives (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.6%)

Average climate in Carthage, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Carthage, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Carthage-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Carthage center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Carthage center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 298.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carthage topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1001 WEST STREET)
  • THE COUNTRY MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CTR (1045 WEST STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Carthage:

  • LEWIS COUNTY PUB HEALTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • LEWIS COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • HOSPICE OF JEFFERSON COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • MERCY OF NORTHERN NEW YORK (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • SAMARITAN KEEP NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)

Airports located in Carthage:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 17 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,886)
  • St Lawrence University (about 48 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (about 49 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • Clarkson University (about 56 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 3,472)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 57 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 60 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Utica College (about 64 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)

Public high school in Carthage:

Public elementary/middle schools in Carthage:

Private elementary/middle schools in Carthage:

  • AUGUSTINIAN ACADEMY (Students: 175, Location: 317 WEST ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • CHRISTIAN HERITAGE SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: 960 STATE ST, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Carthage

Library in Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $125,003; Location: 412 BUDD STREET; 20,005 books; 160 audio materials; 246 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Carthage: Carthage Youth Center (A), Carthage Fire Department (B), Carthage Free Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carthage include: First Methodist Episcopal Church (A), New Covenant Church (B), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (C), Grace Episcopal Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), Carthage Mennonite Church (H), United Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Courts: West Carthage Village - Justice Court (23 Franklin Street), Town Of Champion - Justice Court (10 North Broad Street).

Birthplace of: John Carpenter - (born 1948), film director, Joe Hornung - Baseball player, Marcus Mastin - Thriller writer.

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CARTHAGE VILLAGE (Address: 120 SOUTH MECHANIC STREET , Population served: 3,600, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-20-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009)
SAHARA RESTAURANT (Address: 39936 ST RT 3 , Population served: 272, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Carthage that have no violations reported:

  • CHAMPION WD 2, 4 & 5 (Address: 10 NORTH BROAD STREET , Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHAMPION WD 1 (GREAT BEND) (Address: 10 NORTH BROAD STREET , Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

64.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Carthage in 2010:

  • 111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Carthage in 2000:

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Carthage (2011 data):

  • Carthage Federal Savings and Loan Association: Carthage Federal Savings And Loan As at 313 State St, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $171.1 mil, Deposits: $147.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Community Bank, National Association: West Carthage Branch at 84 Bridge Street, branch established on 1975/10/06. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Carthage Branch at 302 State Street, branch established on 1956/03/05. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc

For population 15 years and over in Carthage:

Marital status in Carthage, NY
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Carthage:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Carthage
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Carthage, NY (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,19423
Mainline Protestant10,12473
Evangelical Protestant4,88843
Other3,1768
Orthodox1401
Black Protestant161
None76,691-
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: 28
Jefferson County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Jefferson County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Jefferson County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
This county:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Jefferson County:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

7.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

10.1%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.7%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.8%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Carthage:

19.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Carthage:

9.1%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Carthage:

33.1%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Carthage:

57.3%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carthage, NY Residents
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
Streets and Highways 14$42,689$36,5910$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$13,241$52,9640$0
Financial Administration 2$6,165$36,9901$837
Water Supply 1$4,163$49,9560$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$3,213
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,083
Totals for Government 20$66,258$39,75514$5,133

Carthage government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $218,000 ($63.65)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($18.39)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($14.01)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $538,000 ($157.08)
    Sewerage: $405,000 ($118.25)
    Regular Highways: $393,000 ($114.74)
    General - Other: $350,000 ($102.19)
    Police Protection: $277,000 ($80.88)
    Water Utilities: $242,000 ($70.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $122,000 ($35.62)
    Financial Administration: $77,000 ($22.48)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($20.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($16.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $57,000 ($16.64)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($8.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000 ($5.55)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($2.63)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($1.46)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($1.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000 ($50.51)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $8,000 ($2.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $14,000 ($4.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($1.46)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($1.17)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $844,000 ($246.42)

Carthage government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $522,000 ($152.41)
    Other: $31,000 ($9.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $416,000 ($121.46)
    Highways: $55,000 ($16.06)
    Other: $25,000 ($7.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $184,000 ($53.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($9.93)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($2.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($1.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $579,000 ($169.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $117,000 ($34.16)
    Highways: $81,000 ($23.65)
    General Local Government Support: $33,000 ($9.64)
  • Tax - Property: $1,036,000 ($302.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000 ($28.61)
    Other License: $21,000 ($6.13)

Carthage government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,339,000 ($682.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,073,000 ($605.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $266,000 ($77.66)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $220,000 ($64.23)

Carthage government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $358,000 ($104.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,099,000 ($612.85)

9.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.64%
New York average:

4.90%

0.68% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,767 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.68%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lewis County, NY  0.37% ($33,252 average AGI)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.34% ($35,826)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.25% ($86,514)


13.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.09%
New York average:

5.85%

0.67% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,290 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.67%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lewis County, NY  0.35% ($35,195 average AGI)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.34% ($46,052)
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.29% ($30,811)
Businesses in Carthage, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid2
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Carthage:

  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WATN (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carthage:

  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • W240AN (95.9 FM; COPENHAGEN, ETC., NY; Owner: COPENHAGEN CHRISTIAN RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Carthage:

  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WNYF-CA (Channel 25; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBQZ-LP (Channel 34; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WLOT-LP (Channel 66; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: R. ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
Carthage fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Carthage fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 2012 00:30 AM, S Washington St, Lat: 43.973403, Lon: -75.587747, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 4, 2005 07:58 PM, Cr-42, Cr-40, Lat: 44.031860, Lon: -75.542690, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 14, 2002 12:57 AM, Alexandria St Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.0mTotal length
  • $7,118,000Total costs
  • 10,774Total average daily traffic
  • 430Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,881Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Carthage, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • CARTHAGE, Nys Route 3 (Lat: 43.997667 Lon: -75.590778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQII632,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2014, Certifier: Tom Weber, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • CARTHAGE, Lat: 43.961583 Lon: -75.688667, Call Sign: WQJW601,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.256 MHz, Grant Date: 11/02/2018, Expiration Date: 01/23/2029, Certifier: Terry L Buckley, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • DENMARK, 10063 Old State Road (Lat: 43.894028 Lon: -75.595417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQPN273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 07/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/05/2022, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2018, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Vic: Watertown, Ny, Call Sign: KA35219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2042.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/1979, Expiration Date: 06/01/1984, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000, Registrant: Johnson Newspaper Corporation, 120 Arcade St, Watertown, NY 13601
  • Watertown Vicinity, Lat: 43.954167 Lon: -75.728889, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: KC23737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2049.50 MHz, 2061.50 MHz, 2049.50 MHz, 2073.50 MHz, 2061.50 MHz, 2085.50 MHz, 2073.50 MHz, 2097.50 MHz, 2085.50 MHz, 2097.50 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/1988, Expiration Date: 06/01/2023, Registrant: Wood, Maines & Nolan, P.C., 4600 Fairfax Drive, Suite 604, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 465-2361, Fax: (703) 465-2365, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 222 State Street (Lat: 43.977833 Lon: -75.609333), Call Sign: WQZ647,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: Kathy M Paskevich, Registrant: Jkl Communications LLC, 142 Avenue C, Williston, VT 05495, Phone: (802) 860-0000, Fax: (802) 860-5037, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Carthage)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 41 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Carthage, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (64.5%), and Outside Fires (20.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Carthage, NY
    • 19864.5%Structure Fires
    • 6220.2%Outside Fires
    • 258.1%Other
    • 227.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carthage, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carthage, NY
  • 86.8%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carthage, NY
  • 52.4%Electricity
  • 40.0%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 1.4%No fuel used


Carthage compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 21 other airmen in this city.
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