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Carthage, South Dakota - Basic Facts

Carthage is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Carthage.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Miner County at latitude 44.1711 and longitude -97.7165. Miner County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,434 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Carthage (see map) encompass a land area of 1.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carthage: Franklin, Mable.

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Carthage, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carthage to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 245 37th
Population Density1 # 325 17th
Diversity Index2 # 231 40th
Median Household Income # 141 64th
Per Capita Income # 91 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Carthage, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 149
Population in Households 149
Population in Familes 121
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 102
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 84
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (40.0%)
Median Home Value $106,818
Average Home Value $173,288
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,696
Average Household Income $65,807
Per Capita Income $28,344
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.81% 0.27%
Households 1.15% 0.47%
Families 9.3% 0.37%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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