Carthage, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 2,341 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.1%
 
Males: 1,053  (45.0%)
Females: 1,288  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28327, 28374.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,749 (it was $35,050 in 2000)
Carthage:

$34,749
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,262 (it was $17,343 in 2000)

Carthage town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,769 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Carthage:

$125,769
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $124,739; Detached houses: $136,323; Townhouses or other attached units: $150,986; Mobile homes: $52,478

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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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%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carthage: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (25.6%), German (14.2%), English (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (6.6%), Scottish (5.8%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 5.82 square miles.

Population density: 402 people per square mile   (low).

Carthage,NC real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Carthage:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 23.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage town:

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 41.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

11 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Carthage, North Carolina as of March 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Carthage to the number of sex offenders is 96 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,207 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $866 (0.9%)

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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +579 (+44.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
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%)

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

Average climate in Carthage, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Carthage-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 2% 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 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 202.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 173.2 miles away from Carthage center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 320.4 miles away from Carthage center
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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 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 and medical centers in Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE DIALYSIS (165 SAVANNAH GARDEN DR)
  • PEAK RESOURCES - PINELAKE (801 PINEHURST AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Carthage:

  • ST JOSEPH OF THE PINES HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • SAINT JOSEPH OF THE PINES HEALTHCENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF MOORE COUNTY INC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; PINEHURST, NC)
  • FIRSTHEALTH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PINEHURST, NC)
  • FIRSTHEALTH MOORE REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; PINEHURST, NC)
  • ST JOSEPH OF THE PINES HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • MOORE REGIONAL HOSPITAL ASC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PINEHURST, 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:

  • Sandhills Community College (about 8 miles; Pinehurst, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,434)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 18 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 33 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Methodist University (about 33 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Randolph Community College (about 34 miles; Asheboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 35 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Richmond Community College (about 35 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)

Public high school in Carthage:

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 38.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.98
U.S.:

9.14

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

CARTHAGE, TOWN OF (Population served: 2,443, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2014), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2014), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2014)
  • 34 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
OCCONEECHEE SCOUT RESERVATION (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-20-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013)
EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
UNITY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PRIEST HILL PRESBYTERIAN CH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-17-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MIDWAY GRILL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-11-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • GLENDON INDEPENDENT CHRISTIAN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.2%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.7% for Black residents, 81.8% for American Indian 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
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, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Carthage compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Carthage town (based on Moore County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.85%
Here: 40.9%
USA: 50.2%

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
Moore County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Moore County:

24.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,114$36,4560$0
Other Government Administration 7$9,290$15,9260$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$25,194$33,5920$0
Firefighters 1$3,616$43,39210$5,442
Streets and Highways 3$8,638$34,5520$0
Sewerage 3$8,667$34,6680$0
Totals for Government 26$64,519$29,77810$5,442

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,360,000 ($1008.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $463,000 ($197.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $440,000 ($187.95)
    General Public Buildings: $156,000 ($66.64)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $341,000 ($145.66)
    Police Protection: $339,000 ($144.81)
    Central Staff Services: $215,000 ($91.84)
    Regular Highways: $173,000 ($73.90)
    Water Utilities: $146,000 ($62.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($59.80)
    Fire Protection: $93,000 ($39.73)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($26.06)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($19.65)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($18.37)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $14,000 ($5.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($3.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.71)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($1.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($16.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $554,000 ($236.65)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($8.12)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($3.42)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($2.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $586,000 ($250.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $376,000 ($160.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($35.03)
    All Other: $13,000 ($5.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,245,000 ($958.99)
    General Support: $682,000 ($291.33)
    Housing & Community Development: $408,000 ($174.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $304,000 ($129.86)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $213,000 ($90.99)
    Rents: $49,000 ($20.93)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($17.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $161,000 ($68.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($33.32)
    General Support: $78,000 ($33.32)
    All Other: $4,000 ($1.71)
  • Tax - Property: $574,000 ($245.19)
    NEC: $13,000 ($5.55)
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,000 ($2.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $632,000 ($269.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $583,000 ($249.04)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $49,000 ($20.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,010,000 ($431.44)

6.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,271 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.14%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.46% ($76,987 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.28% ($40,267)
from Richmond County, NC  0.25% ($35,190)


5.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,295 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.34% ($41,264 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.33% ($59,625)
to Lee County, NC  0.27% ($36,553)

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
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Dunkin Donuts1Lane Furniture1
FedEx1McDonald's1
Ford1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular2
Kincaid1UPS1
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