Carthage, Missouri

Population 14,271

Carthage is located in Jasper County, MO. The population is 14,271, making Carthage the 2nd largest city in Jasper County.

There are 10 public schools in Carthage with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Carthage is moderate , and there are 103 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Carthage is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Carthage property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Carthage include Brooklyn Heights, Jackson Township and Marion Township.

Carthage Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 26.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 16.2%

Crime Rate

39.71% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 161
  • Violent Crimes: 427
  • Robbery: 14
  • Burglary: 420
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

73.26% Higher than national avg.
  • 103 offenders in Carthage
  • 72.17 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

87 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 12
  • Superfunds: 9
  • Tanks & Spills: 66


Low 2.2%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 2.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

10 Public Schools view public schools

There are 10 K-12 public schools in Carthage, MO and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Carthage's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
1 Private School

St Anns School

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Crime view details

103 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$159,400 compared to December 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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24 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Carthage, MO issued 24 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 24 permits, 16 were issued for single family homes and 8 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Carthage, MO issued 17 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 17 permits, 11 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $550
  • 1 Bedroom: $600
  • 2 Bedrooms: $760
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,030
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,090

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Environmental Hazards

87 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (2056/2249)
    Carthage, MO has 91.42% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Carthage, MO is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.29 Average
    Carthage, MO is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.83°
  • February 38°
  • March 49.77°
  • April 58.37°
  • May 66.77°
  • June 78.63°
  • July 81.67°
  • August 79.84°
  • September 69.78°
  • October 58.53°
  • November 49.47°
  • December 36.15°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Carthage, MO

Carthage, MO has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Carthage, MO has no risk of hurricanes.
Carthage, MO has a very high risk of hail storms.
Carthage, MO has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Carthage, MO: $35,697


Unemployment in Carthage is 2.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.4% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.33%
White Collar - 47.67%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Nixon
  • Sen. Roy Blunt
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill

City Representatives

  • Billy Long

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

23 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

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