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Carthage is a town in Rush County.
The community was named for Carthage, NC
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Carthage. For links to other places called Carthage, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Carthage is 39.738N. The longitude is -85.571W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 876 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 901.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Carthage demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rush 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 46115 ZIP code.
21% of Carthage residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $15,598, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% 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 $365. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $701.
Libraries in Carthage include Henry Henly Public Library ... View libraries
Rush County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carthage political report.
The average commute time for Carthage workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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