Carthage, MS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,634 housing units in Carthage. This represents a 3.5% growth from 1,578 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,285 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 349 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carthage is about 64.9%. Carthage's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10%. Average household size is 2.64 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carthage were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom8.40%
Two Bedrooms29.10%
Three Bedrooms46.60%
Four Bedrooms14.40%
Five Bedrooms or more0.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.41
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$68,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$55,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.05
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$278

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.30%
Home Equity Loan0.90%
Simple Mortgage40.70%
Debt Free54.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs13.6%