Carthage, Missouri 

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Population

14,280

+1.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Best Places to Live in Carthage, Missouri

Small city - Southwest corner of Missouri, 6 miles from Kansas border. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Carthage, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby mountains
-Small-town atmosphere
Cons
-Economy
-Entertainment
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Carthage
 $359,000 
10917 Gum Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 3562 SqFt
 $184,900 
2540 Jonathan St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1800 SqFt
 $156,000 
722 Jennison Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2400 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Joplin Metro Area

This old zinc mining and Route 66 town until recently had the lowest living and housing costs in the country. Reaching its heyday in the early 20th century, the city and area had a long period of decline. Led by some diversified manufacturing, including bedding manufacturer Leggett & Platt, and some trucking industries favoring the central U.S. location, the economy is improving.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Missouri
County: Jasper County
Metro Area: Joplin Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Carthage
Zip Codes: 64836
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 980 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Carthage is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carthage jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Carthage's cost of living is 23.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Carthage's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Carthage, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Jasper county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Carthage's population is 14,280 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Carthage is $89,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Carthage public schools spend $8,683 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Carthage. More Education


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Housing Market in Carthage

It's a good time to buy in Carthage. Home Appreciation is up 16.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Carthage Real Estate

The median home price in Carthage is $89,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Carthage   2 Reviews
Social and economic climate of area - 12/30/2011
I and my husband have been traveling on the road for 5.5 years. We have been to many places to work and to stay for a short period and a long period of time. We landed... Read More

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Wonderful people - 2/15/2011
Last year my wife and I moved to Carthage from the Pacific Northwest. Even before we purchased our home, the people of Carthage welcomed us in the spirit of... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN CARTHAGE
$359,000
10917 Gum Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$184,900
2540 Jonathan St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$156,000
722 Jennison Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$150,000
1423 S Maple St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$825,000
6767 County Lane 74
Bed 6 | Bath 7

$73,400
1725 S Main St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$110,000
1926 S Main St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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