Carthage Information

Carthage Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Carthage, IL

General Carthage Information

State: Illinois

County: Hancock County

Close cities: Hamilton, IL, West Point, IL, Elvaston, IL, Tennessee, IL, Burnside, IL, Blandinsville, IL, Basco, IL, Colusa, IL, Ferris, IL, Colchester, IL

Carthage Population (census data)
Total 2,511 (-7.5% since 2000)
Male 1,153 (45.9%)
Female 1,358 (54.1%)

Population Density: 1,565 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 75.5 (US Avg is 100)

Carthage Elevation: 676 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1883

Land Area: 1.60 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,586

Zip Codes: 62321.

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Carthage Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (28.9%)
  • United States (14.9%)
  • English (13.8%)
  • Irish (10.8%)
  • French (2.9%)
  • Scottish (2.4%)

Local Carthage Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Western Illinois University, Bradley University

Carthage School Information

High Schools
Carthage High School (210 South Adams, Carthage, IL, 62321 - Carthage Community Unit School District 338 District)
Middle Schools
Carthage Middle School (210 South Adams, Carthage, IL, 62321 - Carthage Community Unit School District 338 District)
Other/Private Schools
Carthage Primary School (210 South Adams, Carthage, IL, 62321 - Carthage Community Unit School District 338 District)
Hancock County Academy (553 Main Street, Carthage, IL, 62321 - Hancock/Mc Donough ROE District)

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