Carthage Information

Relocation, travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Carthage, MS

General Carthage Information

State: Mississippi

County: Leake County

Close cities: Kosciusko, MS, Carthage, MS, Sallis, MS, Redwater, MS, Philadelphia, MS, Union, MS, Lena, MS, Walnut Grove, MS

Carthage Population (census data)
Total 4,808 (+3.0% since 2000)
Male 2,386 (49.6%)
Female 2,422 (50.4%)

Population Density: 514 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.6 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 9.35 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,375

Zip Codes: 39051.

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Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (51.7%)
  • Black (44.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (9.4%)
  • Irish (3.9%)
  • English (3.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.9%)
  • German (1.5%)
  • French (1.4%)

Carthage School Information

High Schools
Carthage High School (704 N Jordan Street, Carthage, MS, 39051 - Leake County School District District)
Carthage Junior High School (801 Martin Luther King Drive, Carthage, MS, 39051 - Leake County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Carthage Elementary School (603 Highway 16 West, Carthage, MS, 39051 - Leake County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Edinburg Attendance Center (673 Mars Hill Road, Carthage, MS, 39051 - Leake County School District District)
Thomastown Attendance Center (7100 Highway 429, Carthage, MS, 39051 - Leake County School District District)

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