Carthage, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 2,261 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 988  (43.7%)
Females: 1,273  (56.3%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37030.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,544 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Carthage:

$26,544
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,694 (it was $18,709 in 2000)

Carthage town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,061 (it was $82,500 in 2000)
Carthage:

$97,061
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $452.

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  • Races in Carthage, TN (2010)

    Carthage races chart
    • 2,00787.0%White alone
    • 1627.0%Black alone
    • 753.3%Hispanic
    • 391.7%Two or more races
    • 160.7%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Carthage: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (25.6%), Irish (15.2%), German (12.1%), English (10.0%), Polish (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1804

Elevation: 515 feet

Land area: 2.87 square miles.

Population density: 788 people per square mile   (low).

Carthage,TN real estate house value index trend

Carthage, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Carthage:

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage town:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

30 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $683 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $741 (0.6%)

Carthage satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (37.1 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (45.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (397.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Carthage, TN (0.9 miles ), Forks of the River, TN (2.3 miles ), Gordonsville, TN (2.3 miles ), Granville, TN (3.6 miles ), Alexandria, TN (3.6 miles ), Buffalo Valley, TN (3.8 miles ), Watertown, TN (3.9 miles ), Hartsville/Trousdale County, TN (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $38,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $38,800
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $180,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.25 N, Longitude: 85.95 W

Area code: 615

Carthage household income distribution Carthage home values distribution

Crime rates in Carthage by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010010000000
per 100,000 0.00.044.10.00.044.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2002000000001
per 100,000 87.20.00.088.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.044.0
Robberies 2231111100211
per 100,000 87.287.9132.244.043.544.845.044.80.00.086.144.044.0
Assaults 17151617416111264259
per 100,000 741.1659.3705.2747.9174.1716.2494.6537.2270.0171.986.1220.2396.1
Burglaries 28262418111916212012171424
per 100,000 1,220.61,142.91,057.7791.9478.9850.5719.4940.0900.1515.7731.5616.51,056.3
Thefts 81877684365759575543472943
per 100,000 3,531.03,824.23,349.53,695.61,567.32,551.52,652.92,551.52,475.21,847.92,022.41,277.01,892.6
Auto thefts 2725354340434
per 100,000 87.2307.788.1220.0130.6223.8179.9134.3180.00.0172.1132.1176.1
Arson 2200001100001
per 100,000 87.287.90.00.00.00.045.044.80.00.00.00.044.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 497.3432.8503.7472.6160.9443.1294.9311.7239.8150.3196.6168.7303.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Carthage detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.52
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -266 (-10.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Carthage, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Carthage-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Carthage town center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carthage-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 185.5 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) earthquake occurred 174.3 miles away from Carthage center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from Carthage center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 206.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Smith County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carthage topographic map

Birthplace of: Kristin Gore - Novelist, Glenn S. Anderson - Michigan politician, Brandon Maggart - Actor, Simon Pollard Hughes, Jr. - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Carthage:

  • RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 158 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER NORTH (158 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • SUMNER HOMECARE AND HOSPICE, LLC (130 LEBANON HIGHWAY)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-SMITH COUNTY (112 HEALTH CARE DR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:

  • Tennessee Technological University (about 26 miles; Cookeville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,761)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 32 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 37 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 46 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Belmont University (about 48 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 49 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Lipscomb University (about 49 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)

Public high school in Carthage:

Public elementary/middle schools in Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 468, Location: 149 SKYLINE DR, Grades: PK-4)
  • SMITH COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 382, Location: 134 SMITH COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL, Grades: 5-8)
  • DEFEATED ELEMENTARY (Students: 161, Location: 451 DEFEATED CREEK HW, Grades: KG-8)
  • UNION HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Location: 663 LEBANON HW, Grades: KG-8)
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Notable locations in Carthage: Carthage Fire Department (A), Smith County Fire Department Central District (B), Smith County Courthouse (C), Smith County Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carthage include: Braden United Methodist Church (A), Carthage Church of Christ (B), Carthage First Baptist Church (C), Carthage United Methodist Church (D), North Carthage Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Smith County Heritage Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 107 3rd Avenue East), Smith County Area Chamber of Commerce (939 Upper Ferry Road).

Hotel: Cordell Hull Motel (Highway 25).

Courts: Smith County Offices - Circuit Court (Court House), Smith County Offices - General Sessions Court (122 Turner High Circle).

Smith County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.5%
(28.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.2% for Black residents, 82.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.1%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

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
117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
39 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
115 people in nursing homes in 2000
24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Carthage, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Carthage (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Carthage Branch, at 407 Main Street, South Carthage Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $501.1 mil, Deposits: $410.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 9 total offices
  • Citizens Bank of Lafayette: Carthage Branch at 101 Main Street, branch established on 1892/01/01; North Carthage Branch at 300 Highway 25, branch established on 1989/05/31. Info updated 2009/11/20: Bank assets: $441.8 mil, Deposits: $369.5 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, TN, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp Investment, Inc.
  • Wilson Bank and Trust: Community Bank Of Smith County Branc at 1300 Main Street North, branch established on 1996/12/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,567.4 mil, Deposits: $1,398.3 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Wilson Bank Holding Company
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Cumberland Bank Branch at 1001 North Main Street, branch established on 1975/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,85329
Mainline Protestant1,25614
Black Protestant3072
Other11
Catholic--
None12,749-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Smith County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Smith County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Smith County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Smith County:

28.1%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Carthage:

49.5%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Carthage:

45.2%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Carthage:

20.9%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.5%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Carthage:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.0%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Carthage:

54.5%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.8%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carthage, TN 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
Other Government Administration 5$23,406$56,1742$4,962
Judicial and Legal 1$4,800$57,6000$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$46,795$62,3930$0
Police - Other 5$22,922$55,0131$1,992
Firefighters 0$0 24$10,216
Streets and Highways 9$47,243$62,9916$3,931
Sewerage 2$10,190$61,1400$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 11$19,057
Water Supply 3$13,698$54,7920$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,652
Totals for Government 34$169,054$59,66646$42,810

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wilson County, TN  1.48% ($29,525 average AGI)
from Davidson County, TN  0.67% ($28,689)
from DeKalb County, TN  0.40% ($27,037)


5.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,263 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wilson County, TN  1.49% ($31,450 average AGI)
to Davidson County, TN  0.37% ($23,400)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.30% ($36,650)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carthage:

  • WRKM (1350 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, TN; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WTNK (1090 AM; 1 kW; HARTSVILLE, TN; Owner: G & L AIRCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMGC (810 AM; 5 kW; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: RADIO 810 NASHVILLE, LIMITED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carthage:

  • WUCZ (104.1 FM; CARTHAGE, TN; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WANT (98.9 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: BAY-POINTE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLCT (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, TN; Owner: LAFAYETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WFMQ (91.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Carthage:

  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
Carthage fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Carthage fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 78m256ftTotal length
  • $15,273,000Total costs
  • 24,340Total average daily traffic
  • 924Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,888Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Carthage, TN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Turkey Creek, Turkey Creek Road, 3.8 Miles N Of (Lat: 36.311389 Lon: -85.952389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQUC536
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz... (+4 more)Grant Date: 06/03/2014, Expiration Date: 06/03/2024, Certifier: Craig GatesRegistrant: Rf Design Services, 4800 Nw 161st Street, Edmond, OK 73013, Phone: (405) 650-3366, Fax: (405) 330-1310, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3 Miles Nw Of Gordonville (Lat: 36.194750 Lon: -85.982750), Overall height: 102.4 m, Call Sign: KNKG823
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.512 MHzExpiration Date: 01/19/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/25/2002, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • SHOULDERS MOTOR CO INC, 122 Dixon Springs Hwy, Carthage, TN 37030
    Certificate: D003532 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 08/11/2009

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1807L , Serial Number: E-837, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Scott R Jr Penfield, 9 Overlook Ln, Carthage, TN 37030
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3127J , Serial Number: 15065827, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Joshua R Hendry, 9 Thomas Ln N, Carthage, TN 37030
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3142N , Serial Number: 13400, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Collin D Mcdonald, 10 Bulldawg Ln, Carthage, TN 37030
  • Aircraft: MAULE MX-7-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3156K , Serial Number: 19036C
    Registrant (Individual): Collin D Mcdonald, 10 Bulldawg Ln, Carthage, TN 37030
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/27/1951
  • Aircraft: EVANS TOM/STAHL TOM AVID FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87TT , Serial Number: 236, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Edward J Sanford, 4 Shenandoah Cir, Carthage, TN 37030

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

CORDELL HULL UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 2,881, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-03-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-03-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
CARTHAGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,706, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012), St Civil Case under development (APR-30-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Civil Case under development (APR-30-2013)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2010), St Civil Case under development (APR-30-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAY-15-2010 to MAY-16-2012), St Civil Case under development (APR-30-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAY-15-2010 to MAY-16-2012), St Civil Case under development (APR-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-30-2008)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 58
  • Hazardous Condition: 21

Incident types - Carthage

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carthage, TN

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Carthage, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Carthage compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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