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West Carthage

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    grade B minus
    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade B
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade A
    3. Housing
      grade C
    4. Nightlife
      grade B minus
    5. Good for Families
      grade B
    6. Diversity
      grade A minus
    7. Jobs
      grade C+
    8. Weather
      grade D+
    9. Cost of Living
      grade B minus
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade B minus
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade B minus
    12. Commute
      grade B

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    West Carthage is a with a population of 1,383. West Carthage is in Jefferson County. Living in West Carthage offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in West Carthage and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Carthage are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $133,700
    National
    $217,500
    Median Rent
    $862
    National
    $1,062
    Area Feel
    Dense Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      66%
    • Own
      34%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade A
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      0
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      0
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      0
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      51.1
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      459.9
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      0
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A minus
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      15%
    • 10-17 years
      6%
    • 18-24 years
      9%
    • 25-34 years
      20%
    • 35-44 years
      12%
    • 45-54 years
      11%
    • 55-64 years
      8%
    • 65+ years
      18%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      7%
      national  12%
    • Bachelor's degree
      15%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      35%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      29%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      14%
      national  12%

    Working in West Carthage

    Jobs
    grade C+
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $35,795
    National
    $62,843

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