Carthage, IL Population

Population: 2,725. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,548 (-6.5% change)
Males: 1,252 (45.9%), Females: 1,473 (54.1%)

Zip code: 62321

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $34,677
Median house value: $66,000

Races in Carthage:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (28.9%), United States (14.9%), English (13.8%), Irish (10.8%), French (2.9%), Scottish (2.4%).

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Map of Carthage, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Carthage

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carthage city

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Carthage:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (SOUTH ADAMS ST, PO BOX 160)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Carthage:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carthage:

  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 25 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)
  • QUINCY REGIONAL-BALDWIN FIELD (about 34 miles; QUINCY, IL; Abbreviation: UIN)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 83 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE (about 2 miles; CARTHAGE, IL; Abbreviation: I48)
  • KEOKUK MUNI (about 20 miles; KEOKUK, IA; Abbreviation: EOK)
  • FORT MADISON MUNI (about 21 miles; FORT MADISON, IA; Abbreviation: FSW)

Amtrak station near Carthage:

  • 20 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:

  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 84 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 86 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 86 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 91 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,766)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 99 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,744)

Schools

Public high schools in Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 210 S ADAMS; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HANCOCK COUNTY ACADEMY (Students: 17; Location: 200 S ADAMS; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 210 S ADAMS; Grades: PK – 04)
  • CARTHAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: 210 S ADAMS; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • HANCOCK COUNTY LEARNING CTR (Students: 3; Location: 200 S ADAMS; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Carthage:

  • CARTHAGE P.L.D. (Operating income: $178,724; Location: 538 WABASH AVE.; 28,321 books; 1,215 audio materials; 860 video materials; 134 serial subscriptions)