Carthage, IL

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2021 Population
2,554
3.23% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
44.5
2.06% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
11.4%
10% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$68,654
2.71% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$96,300
0.207% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, Carthage, IL had a population of 2.55k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $68,654. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Carthage, IL grew from 2,474 to 2,554, a 3.23% increase and its median household income declined from $70,563 to $68,654, a −2.71% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carthage, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (92%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.9%), Other (Hispanic) (2.27%), White (Hispanic) (0.979%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.783%).

None of the households in Carthage, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.8% of the residents in Carthage, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Carthage, IL was $96,300, and the homeownership rate was 74.6%.

Most people in Carthage, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Carthage, IL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Carthage, IL is home to a population of 2.55k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2021, 2.66% of Carthage, IL residents were born outside of the country (68 people).

In 2021, there were 31.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.35k people) in Carthage, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 74 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 58 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2021 Citizenship
99.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 97.8% of Carthage, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Carthage, IL was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carthage, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.35k ± 167
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    74 ± 74.3
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    58 ± 51
4.03%
Hispanic Population
103 people

In 2021, there were 31.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.35k people) in Carthage, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 74 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 58 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.03% of the people in Carthage, IL are hispanic (103 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.66%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
68 people
1.37%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
34 people

As of 2021, 2.66% of Carthage, IL residents (68 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carthage, IL was 1.37%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    40 ± 37
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    11 ± 22
  3. Vietnam
    8 ± 21

Carthage, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 3.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Carthage, IL employs 1.41k people. The largest industries in Carthage, IL are Retail Trade (267 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (247 people), and Educational Services (181 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,750), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,495), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($65,495).

Occupations

1.41k
2021 Value
± 237
8.7%
1 Year growth
± 22.1%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Carthage, IL grew at a rate of 8.7%, from 1.3k employees to 1.41k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carthage, IL, are Sales & Related Occupations (200 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (131 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (120 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carthage, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.41k
2021 Value
± 237
8.7%
1 Year growth
± 22.1%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Carthage, IL grew at a rate of 8.7%, from 1.3k employees to 1.41k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carthage, IL, are Retail Trade (267 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (247 people), and Educational Services (181 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carthage, IL, though some of these residents may live in Carthage, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,232
Median earning men ± $6,693
$32,096
Median earning women ± $7,762

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($66,016), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,613), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,063).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($48,516), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,196), and Public Administration ($36,923).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $134B
  2. $110B
  3. $86.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $134B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($110B) and Mixed freight ($86.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
93.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1T. This is expected to increase 93.1% to $1.94T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $79.7B
  2. $55.8B
  3. $41.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $79.7B, followed by Wisconsin with $55.8B and Michigan and $41.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.977% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.946% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (2.61M), Some college (2.19M), and Bachelors Degree (2.07M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Carthage, IL was $96,300 in 2021, which is 0.393 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $96,500 to $96,300, a 0.207% decrease. The homeownership rate in Carthage, IL is 74.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Carthage, IL have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Carthage, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$96,300
Median Property Value 2021
±$13,293
$910
Median Property Taxes
±$177

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carthage, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Carthage, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74.6%
Homeownership
2021
64%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 74.6% of the housing units in Carthage, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9538
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$68,654
Median Household Income
± $10,354
1.22k
Number of Households
± 219

In 2021, the median household income of the 1.22k households in Carthage, IL declined from $68,654 from the previous year's value of $70,563.

The following chart displays the households in Carthage, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carthage, IL is from Illinois.
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2021, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0522% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (96.8%)
  2. Carpooled (1.94%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.08%)

In 2021, 96.8% of workers in Carthage, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (1.94%) and those who worked at home (1.08%).

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carthage, IL have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.47% of the workforce in Carthage, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Carthage, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carthage, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carthage, IL (284 out of 2.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 12 - 14 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carthage, IL is White, followed by Other and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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98.7% of the population of Carthage, IL has health coverage, with 52.8% on employee plans, 6.59% on Medicaid, 17.2% on Medicare, 17.8% on non-group plans, and 4.34% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hancock County, IL see 4427 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.762% decrease from the previous year (4461 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2904 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 581 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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4,427 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hancock County, IL

Primary care physicians in Hancock County, IL see an average of 4,427 patients per year. This represents a 0.762% decrease from the previous year (4,461 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hancock County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16.8% under 18 years, 22.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

1.33%
Uninsured
52.8%
Employer Coverage
6.59%
Medicaid
17.2%
Medicare
17.8%
Non-Group
4.34%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carthage, IL grew by 87.8% from 0.706% to 1.33%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Carthage, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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