For population 25 years and over in Carthage:
For population 15 years and over in Carthage city:
175 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,208 (1.2%)
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:
Latitude: 32.16 N, Longitude: 94.34 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,597 (+52.8%)
Area code: 903
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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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).
Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-1.0%).
Work and jobs in Carthage: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Carthage, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
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).
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Local government website: www.carthagetexas.com
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Private high school in Carthage:
See full list of schools located in Carthage, School District: CARTHAGE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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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)
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Religion statistics for Carthage city (based on Panola County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Carthage government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,053 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,127 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carthage, TX
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.