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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C
South Carthage is a town in Tennessee with a population of 1,305. South Carthage is in Smith County. Living in South Carthage offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in South Carthage and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in South Carthage are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$109,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$576
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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South Carthage Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    516.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    516.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,327.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    442.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    46%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    13%

Working in South Carthage

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$37,955
National
$55,322
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