Carthage, New York 

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Population

3,256

-5.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.1%

Median Income

$42,930

Median Home Price

$141,900

Median Age

29.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 3.0

summer / winter

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Small city - In nothern New York state near Lake Ontario and the Canadian border, 70 miles north of Syracuse. July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Carthage, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: New York
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: Watertown-Fort Drum Metro Area
City: Carthage
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Cost of Living: -21.6% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 466 ft above sea level
Carthage, NY Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Low crime
Comfortable summers
Affordability
Cons
Rainy days
Gloomy weather
Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Watertown-Fort Drum Metro Area

The Watertown-Fort Drum, NY metro area is located in northern New York state near Lake Ontario and the Canadian border, 70 miles north of Syracuse. Watertown is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Jefferson county.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Carthage is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carthage jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Carthage's cost of living is 21.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Carthage's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Carthage, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Jefferson county remained very strongly Republican, 58.4% to 39.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Carthage's population is 3,256 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 5.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Carthage is Real Estate: $141,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.1%.

SCHOOLS
Carthage public schools spend $15,253 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 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 7.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Carthage is $141,900.
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Reviews for Carthage   1 Reviews
Very calm - 6/28/2013
We're about a good 15-20 minute drive from the bigger town of Watertown where you can find alright entertainment, mall, movie theater etc. The only real what you can... Read More

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