Carthage, MO 64836 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 64836: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carthage, MO 64836

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brooklyn Heights, MO 64836
Carytown, MO 64836
Fidelity, MO 64836
Kendricktown, MO 64836
Morgan Heights, MO 64836
Scotland, MO 64836

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 805
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,886
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 193
  • County: Jasper County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.168, Longitude -94.315
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Carthage, MO 64836 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,787
Population in Households 25,295
Population in Familes 20,858
Population in Group Qrtrs 492
Population Density1 139
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 9,296
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 6,523
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,282 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,014 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 936 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $105,668
Average Home Value $149,124


Median Household Income $39,375
Average Household Income $53,782
Per Capita Income $19,780
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 1.03%
Households 0.76% 0.9%
Families 0.62% 0.83%
Median Household Income   -0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Carthage, MO 64836 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 64836 to the other 1,011 ZIP Codes in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 64 94th
Population Density1 # 241 76th
Diversity Index2 # 34 97th
Median Household Income # 591 42nd
Per Capita Income # 694 31st

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