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Carthage is a city in Miner County.

The community was named after Carthage, NY.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Carthage. For links to other places called Carthage, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Carthage is 44.168N. The longitude is -97.713W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,434 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 187.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$27,679
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carthage demographic reports
A fire in the summer of 1910 destroyed half of the businesses in Carthage's business district.
Filming location for:
· 2007 movie, "Into the Wild"
Local festivals include:
  • Straw Bale Days - Aug. 4-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Carthage web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Carthage demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Miner County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57323 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Carthage residents report German ancestry, and 3% 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 $15,100, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Carthage residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Carthage, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $181.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $400.


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Miner County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carthage political report.

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The average commute time for Carthage workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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