Carthage, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,938 housing units in Carthage. This represents a 5.8% growth from 2,776 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,545 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 393 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carthage is about 68.6%. Carthage's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.8%. Average household size is 2.43 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carthage were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom9.50%
Two Bedrooms31.40%
Three Bedrooms49.20%
Four Bedrooms7.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.67
Median year structure was built1969
Median Value of occupied units$60,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$60,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$327

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage0%
Home Equity Loan2.50%
Simple Mortgage45.60%
Debt Free51.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.1%