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Carthage is a township in Athens County, in the Athens metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Carthage. For links to other places called Carthage, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Carthage is 39.227N. The longitude is -81.891W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,467.
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25% of Carthage residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carthage ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carthage was $12,823, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Carthage residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Carthage, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $608.
Athens County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carthage political report.
The average commute time for Carthage workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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