Carthage, MO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,155 housing units in Carthage. This represents a 9.1% growth from 4,725 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,065 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 90 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carthage is about 63.3%. Carthage's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.2%. Average household size is 2.48 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carthage were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.90%
One Bedroom13.80%
Two Bedrooms33.50%
Three Bedrooms38.30%
Four Bedrooms10.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1947
Median Value of occupied units$57,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$53,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1959
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$351

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.10%
Home Equity Loan2.80%
Simple Mortgage49.70%
Debt Free43.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.4%