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Moore County

Population in 2012: 2,310 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.5%
 

Males: 1,031  (44.7%)
Females: 1,279  (55.3%)

Median resident age:  42.6 years
North Carolina median age:  41.9 years

Zip codes: 28327, 28374.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $30,900 (it was $35,050 in 2000)
Carthage:

$30,900
North Carolina:

$43,916
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $23,612

Carthage town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $107,719 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Carthage:

$107,719
North Carolina:

$153,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $124,739; Detached houses: $136,323; Townhouses or other attached units: $150,986; Mobile homes: $52,478

Median gross rent in 2011: $566.

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  • White alone - 1,531 (69.4%)
  • Black alone - 524 (23.8%)
  • Hispanic - 73 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carthage: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.2%), English (12.0%), United States (11.3%), Scotch-Irish (8.7%), Scottish (6.4%), Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 5.82 square miles.

Population density: 397 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Carthage:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage town:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 14.7%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

11 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
North Carolina:  7.1%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Carthage, North Carolina as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Carthage to the number of sex offenders is 67 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $935 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $924 (0.7%)

Carthage satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (33.2 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (54.7 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (398.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Whispering Pines, NC (2.4 miles ), Cameron, NC (3.0 miles) , Vass, NC (3.0 miles ), Taylortown, NC (3.0 miles ), Pinehurst, NC (3.1 miles ), Southern Pines, NC (3.2 miles ), Seven Lakes, NC (3.3 miles ), Robbins, NC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.33 N, Longitude: 79.41 W

Area code: 910

Carthage household income distribution Carthage home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Carthage by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.048.10.00.0
Rapes 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.051.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 313035203331
per 100,000 157.651.7156.40.0154.3253.398.20.0147.1144.2134.344.3
Assaults 24239101060343
per 100,000 105.1206.8104.3154.4463.0506.6491.2296.00.0144.2179.1133.0
Burglaries 313037241318242220341825
per 100,000 1629.01551.21929.11235.2668.7911.91178.81085.3980.91634.6806.11108.6
Thefts 367971393059844145355965
per 100,000 1891.74084.83701.82007.21543.22988.94125.72022.72207.01682.72642.22882.5
Auto thefts 222332167154
per 100,000 105.1103.4104.3154.4154.3101.349.1296.0343.348.1223.9177.4
Arson 000005011312
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0253.30.049.349.0144.244.888.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 277.3350.9373.9218.6313.2383.9394.7249.6237.9368.3266.6257.1

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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: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +579 (+44.8%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Average climate in Carthage, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Carthage-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.7 miles away from the Carthage town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 44.9 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carthage-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from Carthage center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Moore County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carthage topographic map

Birthplace of: Garry Cobb - Football player, Jason Arhndt - Professional wrestler.


Hospitals/medical centers near Carthage:

  • FIRSTHEALTH MOORE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; PINEHURST, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Carthage, NC

Airports located in Carthage:

Amtrak station near Carthage:

  • 11 miles: SOUTHERN PINES (N. WEST BROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:

  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 33 miles; Fayetteville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 35 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
  • Campbell University Inc (about 39 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 4,229)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 45 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,146)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 46 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 46 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 53 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 26,736)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Carthage:

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Churches in Carthage include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Union Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Wads Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Comfort Inn (9801 US15-501 Highway) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Moore County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.9. This is about average.
City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.85
U.S.:

9.59

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

CARTHAGE, TOWN OF (Population served: 2193, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-22-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-22-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-22-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-19-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-04-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-25-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2002)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
MIDWAY GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-04-2002), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2002), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-07-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-2001), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2003)
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MT OLIVE AME ZION CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
GLENDON INDEPENDENT CHRISTIAN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-11-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2005)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
PRIEST HILL PRESBYTERIAN CH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FUEL MATE NO 4 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2004)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
EUREKA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MT ZION AME ZION CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-10-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 26 routine major monitoring violations
  • 11 regular monitoring violations
  • 12 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.8%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 89.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Carthage, NC

107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
172 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
117 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Carthage compared to North Carolina state average:

Carthage, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Carthage (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Carthage Branch at 402 Monroe Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Carthage Branch at 502 Monroe Street, branch established on 1973/02/08. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Bank: Carthage Branch at 109 Monroe Street, branch established on 2007/04/04. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • The Fidelity Bank: Carthage Branch at 201 Monroe Street, branch established on 1973/04/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Carthage travel time to work - commute


Carthage mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Carthage (based on Moore County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.85%
Here40.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents31.6%17.8%17.3%12.8%3.7%
Congregations23.9%18.6%17.7%2.7%4.4%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchFriends (Quakers)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.9%2.7%2.4%1.3%7.6%
Congregations0.9%0.9%5.3%3.5%22.1%
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: 15
This county:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Moore County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Moore County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 83
Moore County:

9.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Moore County:

16.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

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 4$13,071$39,2130$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,661
Police Protection - Officers 10$27,026$32,4310$0
Firefighters 1$3,122$37,4642$1,134
Streets and Highways 3$7,257$29,0280$0
Water Supply 3$7,891$31,5640$0
Totals for Government 21$58,367$33,3538$2,795

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,360,000 ($1021.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $463,000 ($200.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $440,000 ($190.48)
    General Public Buildings: $156,000 ($67.53)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $341,000 ($147.62)
    Police Protection: $339,000 ($146.75)
    Central Staff Services: $215,000 ($93.07)
    Regular Highways: $173,000 ($74.89)
    Water Utilities: $146,000 ($63.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($60.61)
    Fire Protection: $93,000 ($40.26)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($26.41)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($19.91)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($18.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $14,000 ($6.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($3.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.73)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($1.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($16.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $554,000 ($239.83)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($8.23)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($3.46)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($2.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $586,000 ($253.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $376,000 ($162.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($35.50)
    All Other: $13,000 ($5.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,245,000 ($971.86)
    General Support: $682,000 ($295.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $408,000 ($176.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $304,000 ($131.60)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $213,000 ($92.21)
    Rents: $49,000 ($21.21)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($17.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $161,000 ($69.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($33.77)
    General Support: $78,000 ($33.77)
    All Other: $4,000 ($1.73)
  • Tax - Property: $574,000 ($248.48)
    NEC: $13,000 ($5.63)
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,000 ($2.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $632,000 ($273.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $583,000 ($252.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $49,000 ($21.21)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,010,000 ($437.23)

8.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($65,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.01%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($979 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.14%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.49% ($39,027 average AGI)
from Richmond County, NC  0.29% ($47,989)
from Lee County, NC  0.29% ($50,816)


6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($845 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wake County, NC  0.36% ($39,486 average AGI)
to Lee County, NC  0.33% ($32,337)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.33% ($33,753)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carthage:

  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIOZ (550 AM; 1 kW; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MUIRFIELD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQNX (1350 AM; 3 kW; ABERDEEN, NC; Owner: GOLF CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WWGP (1050 AM; 1 kW; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carthage:

  • W290AD (105.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WFJA (105.5 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W204AV (88.7 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W202BQ (88.3 FM; ABERDEEN, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Carthage:

  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W67CD (Channel 67; SANFORD, NC; Owner: CENTRAL CAROLINA B/CING. CORP., INC.)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • W46BF (Channel 46; SANFORD, NC; Owner: SAN-LEE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Carthage fatal accident list:

Nov 6, 2003 01:07 PM, Us-15-501, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 4, 2001 06:18 PM, Us-15 501, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 9, 1994 07:50 PM, Rp1644, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 29, 1990 01:45 AM, Mcneil St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 2, 1981 06:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Carthage, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, 6396 Glendon Carthage (Lat: 35.351806 Lon: -79.400833), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WNTS997
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/1993, Expiration Date: 10/29/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (919) 947-6317
  • Sr 1621 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 35.351806 Lon: -79.401111), Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WNTY719
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/1995, Expiration Date: 05/09/2000, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (919) 553-4658
  • CARTHAGE, East Of Hwy 1651 .8km North Of Carthage (Lat: 35.351806 Lon: -79.400833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPTW955
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 958.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2011, Expiration Date: 01/04/2022, Certifier: Mike Cameron
    Registrant: Radio Communications Company, Cary, NC 27512, Phone: (919) 467-2421, Fax: (919) 467-6548, Email:
  • HP-1043, Carthage, 6404 Glendon - Carthage Rd. (Lat: 35.353000 Lon: -79.400972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQGY523
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz, 6640.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2007, Expiration Date: 05/24/2017, Certifier: Harold Meacombs
    Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • 911 CENTER, 302 S Mcneil St (Lat: 35.343250 Lon: -79.418778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQQP574
    Assigned Frequencies: 17825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Kris Sheffield
    Registrant: Radio Communications Company, Cary, NC 27512, Phone: (919) 467-2421, Fax: (919) 467-6548, Email:
  • COURTHOUSE, 102 Monroe St (Lat: 35.345222 Lon: -79.417056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQQP576
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, 19385.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Kris Sheffield
    Registrant: Radio Communications Company, Cary, NC 27512, Phone: (919) 467-2421, Fax: (919) 467-6548, Email:
  • TOWER, 5800 Glendon Carthage Road (Lat: 35.353000 Lon: -79.400972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQQP577
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Kris Sheffield
    Registrant: Radio Communications Company, Cary, NC 27512, Phone: (919) 467-2421, Fax: (919) 467-6548, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 62
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Carthage


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carthage, NC
Businesses in Carthage, NC
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Lane Furniture1
FedEx1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Pizza Hut1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Kincaid1U.S. Cellular2
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
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