Carthage, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,313 housing units in Carthage. This represents a 0.2% decline from 1,316 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,303 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 10 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carthage is about 69.7%. Carthage's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.2%. Average household size is 2.23 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carthage were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom12.10%
Two Bedrooms27.30%
Three Bedrooms45.30%
Four Bedrooms10.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.27
Median year structure was built1953
Median Value of occupied units$66,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$55,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1956
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$239

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.60%
Home Equity Loan1.70%
Simple Mortgage42.90%
Debt Free49.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.8%