Carthage, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 2,463 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.6%
 
Males: 1,062  (43.1%)
Females: 1,401  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28327, 28374.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,839 (it was $35,050 in 2000)
Carthage:

$42,839
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,696 (it was $17,343 in 2000)

Carthage town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $156,656 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Carthage:

$156,656
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $166,853; detached houses: $178,966; mobile homes: $68,253

Median gross rent in 2017: $735.

March 2019 cost of living index in Carthage: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.3%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 60.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Carthage, NC (2010)
    • 1,53169.4%White alone
    • 52423.8%Black alone
    • 733.3%Hispanic
    • 502.3%Two or more races
    • 150.7%Asian alone
    • 110.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Carthage, North Carolina as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carthage is 96 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.1)
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)
1
(51.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(125.4)
1
(41.4)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(154.3)
5
(253.3)
2
(98.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(147.1)
3
(144.2)
3
(134.3)
1
(44.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.4)
3
(125.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(463.0)
10
(506.6)
10
(491.2)
6
(296.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(144.2)
4
(179.1)
3
(133.0)
3
(129.3)
5
(212.2)
4
(167.2)
2
(82.8)
2
(81.2)
9
(361.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(668.7)
18
(911.9)
24
(1,179)
22
(1,085)
20
(980.9)
34
(1,635)
18
(806.1)
25
(1,109)
33
(1,422)
18
(764.0)
28
(1,171)
9
(372.5)
18
(730.8)
17
(683.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(1,543)
59
(2,989)
84
(4,126)
41
(2,023)
45
(2,207)
35
(1,683)
59
(2,642)
65
(2,882)
67
(2,887)
65
(2,759)
61
(2,550)
52
(2,152)
60
(2,436)
54
(2,170)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(154.3)
2
(101.3)
1
(49.1)
6
(296.0)
7
(343.3)
1
(48.1)
5
(223.9)
4
(177.4)
7
(301.6)
5
(212.2)
1
(41.8)
2
(82.8)
4
(162.4)
9
(361.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(253.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.3)
1
(49.0)
3
(144.2)
1
(44.8)
2
(88.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)300.9368.8379.2239.8228.5353.8256.2247.0299.4236.0358.7168.5210.3280.1

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City-data.com crime index in Carthage, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.42
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: English (24.6%), American (8.9%), German (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), French (4.7%), European (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 5.82 square miles.

Population density: 423 people per square mile   (low).

Carthage, North Carolina map

15 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,433 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $728 (0.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Carthage, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Carthage, NC in 2017
Carthage satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +579 (+44.8%).
Most common industries in Carthage, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.3%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Chemicals (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.9%)
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Carthage, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Carthage, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Carthage, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.01
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0848. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0848
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.93
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 the city 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, 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

Hospitals and medical centers in Carthage:

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

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:

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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:

  • THE COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER @ PINCKNEY (Location: 160 PINCKNEY ROAD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Carthage:

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Points of interest:

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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

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

Moore County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Carthage:

Marital status in Carthage, NC
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Carthage:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 23.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Carthage
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Religion statistics for Carthage, NC (based on Moore County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,49089
Mainline Protestant12,67549
Catholic5,6533
Black Protestant4,07225
Other8754
None43,482-
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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
Moore County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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
Moore County:

9.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Moore County:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Moore County:

24.1%
State:

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

16.7%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.8%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.6%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Carthage:

29.2
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Carthage:

14.4%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Carthage:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Carthage:

35.7%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Carthage:

52.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carthage, NC 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$25,194$33,5920$0
Other Government Administration 7$9,290$15,9260$0
Sewerage 3$8,667$34,6680$0
Financial Administration 3$9,114$36,4560$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,638$34,5520$0
Firefighters 1$3,616$43,39210$5,442
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 26$64,519$29,77810$5,442

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

  • Construction - Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $710,000 ($288.27)
    Police Protection: $637,000 ($258.63)
    Central Staff Services: $479,000 ($194.48)
    Sewerage: $466,000 ($189.20)
    Regular Highways: $369,000 ($149.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $277,000 ($112.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000 ($74.71)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($32.48)
    General Public Buildings: $66,000 ($26.80)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($16.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($3.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($1.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.22)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($18.27)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,000 ($2.03)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Police Protection: $15,000 ($6.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $449,000 ($182.30)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($1.22)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.81)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $760,000 ($308.57)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $462,000 ($187.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000 ($57.25)
    Other: $18,000 ($7.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $31,000 ($12.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $57,000 ($23.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($8.12)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $564,000 ($228.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $150,000 ($60.90)
    General Local Government Support: $145,000 ($58.87)
    Highways: $71,000 ($28.83)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • Tax - Property: $1,096,000 ($444.99)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $447,000 ($181.49)
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,000 ($3.65)
    Other License: $4,000 ($1.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($1.62)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $146,000 ($59.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,000 ($39.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,000 ($19.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,700,000 ($690.22)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $65,000 ($26.39)

8.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.22%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.62% ($58,867 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.36% ($47,697)
from Harnett County, NC  0.35% ($52,318)


6.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($99,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,063 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wake County, NC  0.41% ($56,313 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.28% ($78,222)
to Hoke County, NC  0.26% ($37,641)
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

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, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count10261
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15519
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3410
  • Fatalities11359
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25849
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1264
See more detailed statistics of Carthage fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 42.6mTotal length
  • 51,100Total average daily traffic
  • 3,781Total average daily truck traffic
  • 82,200Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Carthage, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Carthage, NC

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 fires per year is 86. The highest number of reported fires - 141 took place in 2011, and the least - 5 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Carthage, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.3%), and Outside Fires (38.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Carthage, NC
    • 73850.3%Structure Fires
    • 56538.5%Outside Fires
    • 1117.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 543.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carthage, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carthage, NC
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 17.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Coal or coke
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carthage, NC
  • 77.5%Electricity
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Wood


Carthage compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Carthage on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #96 (28374) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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