Carthage, Texas

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Population in 2014: 6,822 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 
Males: 2,955  (43.3%)
Females: 3,867  (56.7%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75633.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,114 (it was $31,822 in 2000)
Carthage:

$49,114
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,659 (it was $16,332 in 2000)

Carthage city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,417 (it was $57,200 in 2000)
Carthage:

$94,417
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $102,966; Detached houses: $109,711; Mobile homes: $22,656

Median gross rent in 2013: $619.

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  • Races in Carthage, TX (2010)

    Carthage races chart
    • 4,43865.5%White alone
    • 1,42921.1%Black alone
    • 74611.0%Hispanic
    • 901.3%Two or more races
    • 450.7%Asian alone
    • 210.3%American Indian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Carthage: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (15.9%), Irish (12.4%), English (8.4%), German (4.8%), Polish (2.9%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 309 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 649 people per square mile   (low).

Carthage,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Carthage:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage city:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

224 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.2%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,646 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $599 (0.7%)

Carthage satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (34.3 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (39.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (149.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gary City, TX (3.0 miles ), Beckville, TX (3.0 miles ), Long Branch-Dotson, TX (3.5 miles ), De Berry-Deadwood, TX (3.5 miles ), Tatum, TX (3.9 miles ), Tenaha, TX (4.0 miles ), Timpson, TX (4.2 miles ), Pinehill, TX (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $17,200
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $15,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $237,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.16 N, Longitude: 94.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,695 (+53.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,921 (69.7%)

Area code: 903

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 0000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.015.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010000001486
per 100,000 0.00.015.10.00.00.00.00.00.014.457.5115.687.3
Robberies 71245221322433
per 100,000 100.6180.660.673.329.430.315.245.230.128.957.543.443.6
Assaults 23201621362219203228262924
per 100,000 330.4300.9242.4307.8529.6333.4287.9301.6481.2404.5373.9419.2349.2
Burglaries 60474041322826422648589155
per 100,000 861.9707.2605.9600.9470.7424.4393.9633.3391.0693.4834.11,315.4800.2
Thefts 1721991691801421257697122168243263298
per 100,000 2,470.92,994.32,559.82,638.12,088.81,894.51,151.51,462.61,834.62,427.03,494.43,801.74,335.8
Auto thefts 1117131924910154881210
per 100,000 158.0255.8196.9278.5353.0136.4151.5226.260.2115.6115.0173.5145.5
Arson 0021000000200
per 100,000 0.00.030.314.70.00.00.00.00.00.028.80.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 267.6303.6238.9253.0259.0222.1147.6194.5210.5255.6344.8446.6393.2

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Crime rate in Carthage detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-1.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (26%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Carthage, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Carthage-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Carthage city center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carthage-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 241.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 244.4 miles away from Carthage center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 211.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 379.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 333.3 miles away from Carthage center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 388.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Panola County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carthage topographic map

Birthplace of: Jacke Davis - Baseball player, Michael Montgomery - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Aug 18, 1983), Mildred Fay Jefferson - Women activist, Allen Boren - Football coach, Jim Argue - Politician, Audray McMillian - Football player, Bud Marshall - Football player, Eric Thomas (athlete) - Athletics competitor, Howell Appling, Jr. - Soilder, Zach Allison - College basketball player (Texas State Bobcats).

Hospitals and medical centers in Carthage:

  • ETMC CARTHAGE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 409 WEST COTTAGE)
  • EVERGREEN APPLEGATE COMMUNITY HOME (408 CR 279)
  • EVERGREEN SUCCESS STREET COMMUNITY HOME (1320 SUCCESS ST)
  • BRIARCLIFF SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (200 NORTHWEST LOOP)
  • CARTHAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER (701 S MARKET ST)
  • CARTHAGE LTC PARTNERS, INC (501 COTTAGE RD)
  • LEISURE LODGE CARTHAGE (701 S MARKET ST)
  • PANOLA NH (501 COTTAGE RD)
  • CARTHAGE DIALYSIS CENTER (1614 S MARKET ST)
  • BETHANY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (4188 NW LOOP)

Airports and heliports located in Carthage:

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College/University in Carthage:

  • Panola College (Full-time enrollment: 1,817; Location: 1109 W Panola St; Public; Website: www.panola.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:

  • LeTourneau University (about 32 miles; Longview, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 35 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 41 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 42 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 42 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 49 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 55 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)

Public high schools in Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE H S (Students: 384, Location: 1 BULLDOG DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • PANOLA CS (Students: 74, Location: 1110 FM 10, Grades: 8-12, Charter school)
  • PANOLA EARLY COLLEGE H S (Location: 1109 W PANOLA, Grades: 8-12, Charter school)

Private high school in Carthage:

  • NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 69, Location: 108 E ASH ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE J H (Students: 740, Location: 606 HOLLY ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • BAKER-KOONCE INT (Students: 614, Location: 320 N DANIEL ST, Grades: 4-6)
  • CARTHAGE PRI (Students: 583, Location: 1 BULLDOG DR, Grades: PK-1)
  • LIBBY EL (Students: 458, Location: 425 DAVIS ST, Grades: 2-3)
See full list of schools located in Carthage

Library in Carthage:

  • SAMMY BROWN LIBRARY (Operating income: $390,678; Location: 522 W COLLEGE ST; 49,907 books; 1,929 audio materials; 5,312 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 47 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Carthage: Tex Ritter Museum (A), Panola County Heritage Museum (B), 1891 Panola County Jail (C), Carthage Volunteer Fire Department (D), Texas Forest Service Carthage Office (E), Panola County Historical Museum and Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carthage include: Mount Zion Church (A), Saint Pauls Presbyterian Church (B), Church of Christ of Carthage (C), Church of Christ (D), Southside Baptist Church (E), Parkway Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Carthage: Davis Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (395 South Shelby Street), Carthage Motel (321 South Shelby Street), Best Western Inn of Carthage (2332 Southeast Loop).

Panola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.5%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 3.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Carthage in 2010:

  • 159 people in college/university student housing
  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Carthage in 2000:

  • 148 people in nursing homes
  • 130 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 52 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 12 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill

Carthage, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Carthage (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: Carthage Branch at 114 West Wellington, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2010/07/21: Bank assets: $343.1 mil, Deposits: $301.0 mil, headquarters in Center, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank: Carthage Branch at 425 Northwest Loop 436, branch established on 1997/09/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $338.0 mil, Deposits: $305.1 mil, headquarters in Kilgore, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: East Texas Financial Corporation
  • Prosperity Bank: Carthage Branch at 121 South Market Street, branch established on 1956/08/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Panola National Bank: at 1510 West Panola, branch established on 1983/10/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $123.7 mil, Deposits: $111.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Panola National Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Bank and Trust Company: First State Bank And Trust Company at 110 West Panola Street, branch established on 1902/02/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $454.0 mil, Deposits: $383.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Murphy-Payne Investments, Ltd.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Texas average:

14.4

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

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Religion statistics for Carthage city (based on Panola County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,00349
Mainline Protestant1,73613
Catholic1,2991
Black Protestant5827
Other81
None12,168-
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: 4
Panola County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Panola County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Panola County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Panola County:

28.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Carthage:

45.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Carthage:

39.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Carthage:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Carthage:

24.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Carthage:

12.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Carthage:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Carthage:

33.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Carthage:

49.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.9%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carthage, TX 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
Financial Administration 4$21,051$63,1531$1,360
Other Government Administration 2$10,625$63,7500$0
Judicial and Legal 4$13,537$40,6111$85
Police Protection - Officers 17$53,438$37,7210$0
Police - Other 2$5,659$33,9540$0
Firefighters 6$20,616$41,2320$0
Streets and Highways 12$31,789$31,7892$1,444
Health 3$15,539$62,1560$0
Sewerage 4$14,944$44,8320$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,527$34,1080$0
Water Supply 14$42,906$36,7772$880
Local Libraries 0$0 1$425
Other and Unallocable 2$3,182$19,0920$0
Totals for Government 73$241,813$39,7507$4,194

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,891,000 ($423.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000 ($136.32)
    Police Protection: $895,000 ($131.19)
    Regular Highways: $447,000 ($65.52)
    Financial Administration: $245,000 ($35.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $230,000 ($33.71)
    Fire Protection: $187,000 ($27.41)
    Libraries: $114,000 ($16.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $44,000 ($6.45)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($4.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,437,000 ($357.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $242,000 ($35.47)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($3.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,200,000 ($175.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $280,000 ($41.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($3.66)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($1.32)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,413,000 ($500.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($1.03)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,425,000 ($208.88)
    Public Utilities: $773,000 ($113.31)
    Property: $629,000 ($92.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $109,000 ($15.98)
    NEC: $21,000 ($3.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,040,000 ($592.20)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,920,000 ($428.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,885,000 ($716.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,075,000 ($304.16)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,913,000 ($280.42)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

6.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Texas average:

7.14%

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 Harrison County, TX  0.69% ($48,000 average AGI)
from Gregg County, TX  0.58% ($46,979)
from Rusk County, TX  0.50% ($53,122)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,467 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Texas average:

6.69%

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 Harrison County, TX  0.75% ($54,097 average AGI)
to Gregg County, TX  0.69% ($44,421)
to Shelby County, TX  0.44% ($34,694)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carthage:

  • KGAS (1590 AM; 3 kW; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: JERRY T. HANSZEN)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carthage:

  • KGAS-FM (104.3 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCASTING)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQBB (100.5 FM; CENTER, TX; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMHT-FM (103.9 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Carthage:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
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
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 41m135ftTotal length
  • 94,426Total average daily traffic
  • 20,508Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Carthage, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carthage)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 190 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Carthage, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (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: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 52 (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)

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

A & P WSC PUMP 1 (Population served: 609, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-22-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-22-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-22-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2009), St BCA signed (FEB-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2008), St BCA signed (FEB-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2012)
  • 3 other older health violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 134
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Carthage

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Carthage, Texas:

  • Comfort Inn And Suites, 2235 SE Loop, Carthage, Texas 75633 , Phone: (903) 693-6700, Fax: (903) 693-6701
  • Super 8 Carthage, 2386 Southeast Loop, Carthage, Texas 75633 , Phone: (903) 693-7200
  • Best Western Inn Of Carthage, 2332 SE Loop, Carthage, Texas 75633 , Phone: (903) 694-2809, Fax: (903) 694-9502
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carthage, Texas
Most common first names in Carthage, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16071.8 years
William11275.6 years
Mary9979.1 years
John9577.1 years
Robert5775.7 years
Thomas5074.8 years
Charles4369.9 years
Annie3878.7 years
George3778.2 years
Dorothy3675.5 years
Most common last names in Carthage, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7175.7 years
Williams6577.7 years
Davis6275.1 years
Jones6176.0 years
Hudson4676.7 years
Harris4480.7 years
Johnson4074.0 years
Brown3675.2 years
Thomas3280.0 years
Lagrone3275.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Carthage, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baymont Inn1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Church's Chicken1Subway1
Dennys1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
Goodwill1UPS2
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1

Carthage compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.

Carthage on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
There are 21 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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  • Scott Collins (1)
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