Carthage, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 755 housing units in Carthage. This represents a 72.4% growth from 438 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 755 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carthage is about 71.3%. Carthage's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 14.2%. Average household size is 2.56 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carthage were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom7.80%
Two Bedrooms25.70%
Three Bedrooms47.70%
Four Bedrooms14.40%
Five Bedrooms or more3.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.72
Median year structure was built1967
Median Value of occupied units$89,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$61,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1963
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$430

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.60%
Home Equity Loan12%
Simple Mortgage44%
Debt Free39.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.8%