Carthage is located in south Arkansas. Carthage is between the Dallas, Cleveland county. Carthage has 0.98 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Carthage population is 511, which has grown 15.61% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 10.24% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Carthage median household income is $41,875 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 76.32% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 28.22% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Carthage median house value is $40,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 44.84% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 49.31% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Carthage is close to the state average in quality. The Carthage area code is 870.