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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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West Carthage is a town in New York with a population of 1,953. West Carthage is in Jefferson County. Living in West Carthage offers residents a 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.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$140,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,061
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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West 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
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    50
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    100
    500
  • Theft
    851
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    50
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$53,661
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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West Carthage Reviews

2 reviews
There is not much to do in this small town, you have to travel over an hour to get anywhere that has a chance of having something fun to do.
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pretty but I do not like the colder months