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Population in 2012: 6,883 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 

Males: 2,979  (43.3%)
Females: 3,904  (56.7%)

Median resident age:  35.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75633.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,053 (it was $31,822 in 2000)
Carthage:

$50,053
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,757

Carthage city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,017 (it was $57,200 in 2000)
Carthage:

$88,017
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $98,749; Detached houses: $104,338; In 2-unit structures: $121,434; Mobile homes: $51,629; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,143

Median gross rent in 2012: $621.

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  • White alone - 4,400 (64.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,810 (26.6%)
  • Hispanic - 404 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 182 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carthage: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (15.7%), Irish (14.1%), English (7.7%), German (5.2%), Polish (3.1%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 309 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 655 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Carthage:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage city:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

175 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia).

This city:  2.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Carthage, Texas as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Carthage to the number of sex offenders is 265 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,208 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $675 (0.8%)

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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

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Latitude: 32.16 N, Longitude: 94.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,597 (+52.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,506 (61.2%)

Area code: 903

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Crime rates in Carthage by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000100000
per 100,000 14.70.00.00.00.00.015.20.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000100000014
per 100,000 0.00.00.015.10.00.00.00.00.00.014.457.5
Robberies 6712452213224
per 100,000 88.0100.6180.660.673.329.430.315.245.230.128.957.5
Assaults 222320162136221920322826
per 100,000 322.8330.4300.9242.4307.8529.6333.4287.9301.6481.2404.5373.9
Burglaries 546047404132282642264858
per 100,000 792.4861.9707.2605.9600.9470.7424.4393.9633.3391.0693.4834.1
Thefts 1821721991691801421257697122168243
per 100,000 2670.62470.92994.32559.82638.12088.81894.51151.51462.61834.62427.03494.4
Auto thefts 8111713192491015488
per 100,000 117.4158.0255.8196.9278.5353.0136.4151.5226.260.2115.6115.0
Arson 100210000002
per 100,000 14.70.00.030.314.70.00.00.00.00.00.028.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 291.6267.7303.7239.0253.1259.1222.2147.7194.6210.5255.7345.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Texas average:

1.95

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Carthage, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-1.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Carthage-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 236% 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.

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).
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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/medical centers in Carthage:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Carthage, TX

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Local government website: www.carthagetexas.com

College/University in Carthage:

  • Panola College (Full-time enrollment: 949; 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: 3,187)
  • Kilgore College (about 35 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 42 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 10,307)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 43 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 49 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 55 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 57 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)

Public high schools in Carthage:

Private high school in Carthage:

  • NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 71; Location: 108 E ASH ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Carthage:

See full list of schools located in Carthage, School District: CARTHAGE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

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 2012: 16.7%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.9% for Black residents, 7.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Carthage, TX

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 compared to Texas state average:

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  • 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Carthage, Texas:

  • Holiday Inn Express, 2313 South East Loop 436, Carthage, TX 75633 , Phone: (903) 694-9075, Fax: (903) 694-9001
  • Comfort Inn And Suites, 2235 SE Loop, Carthage, TX 75633 , Phone: (903) 693-6700, Fax: (903) 693-6701
  • Super 8 Carthage, 2386 Southeast Loop, Carthage, TX 75633 , Phone: (903) 693-7200
  • Best Western Inn Of Carthage, 2332 SE Loop, Carthage, TX 75633 , Phone: (903) 694-2809, Fax: (903) 694-9502
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carthage, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Carthage travel time to work - commute


Carthage mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.13%
Here56.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationCatholic Church
Adherents38.7%21.3%15.9%11.3%4.6%
Congregations22.5%14.1%18.3%19.7%2.8%
NameChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.0%1.6%1.3%0.9%1.2%
Congregations7.0%5.6%4.2%1.4%4.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Panola County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Panola County:

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Panola County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,642$39,8521$1,107
Other Government Administration 4$11,070$33,2100$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,878
Police Protection - Officers 17$53,136$37,5080$0
Police - Other 4$8,192$24,5760$0
Firefighters 4$14,834$44,5020$0
Streets and Highways 10$34,020$40,8240$0
Solid Waste Management 10$25,749$30,8990$0
Sewerage 18$61,992$41,3280$0
Water Supply 14$59,778$51,2380$0
Totals for Government 83$275,413$39,8192$3,985

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,891,000 ($420.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000 ($135.12)
    Police Protection: $895,000 ($130.03)
    Regular Highways: $447,000 ($64.94)
    Financial Administration: $245,000 ($35.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $230,000 ($33.42)
    Fire Protection: $187,000 ($27.17)
    Libraries: $114,000 ($16.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $44,000 ($6.39)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($4.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,437,000 ($354.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $242,000 ($35.16)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($3.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,200,000 ($174.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $280,000 ($40.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($3.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($1.31)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,413,000 ($495.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($1.02)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,425,000 ($207.03)
    Public Utilities: $773,000 ($112.31)
    Property: $629,000 ($91.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $109,000 ($15.84)
    NEC: $21,000 ($3.05)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,040,000 ($586.95)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,920,000 ($424.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,885,000 ($709.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,075,000 ($301.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,913,000 ($277.93)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shelby County, TX  0.67% ($57,019 average AGI)
from Harrison County, TX  0.46% ($29,722)
from Gregg County, TX  0.42% ($28,182)


6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Gregg County, TX  0.69% ($29,623 average AGI)
to Harrison County, TX  0.58% ($33,556)
to Shelby County, TX  0.49% ($27,342)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Carthage, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 46
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 75
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 50
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 110
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Carthage fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,090
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,090

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carthage)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 161 (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: 17 (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: 30 (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: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carthage)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Carthage)

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

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
Businesses in Carthage, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baymont Inn1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Sears1
Dennys1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS2
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walmart1
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  • Scott Collins (1)
  • R. Lee Hoell (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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