46.2% unemployed in Carthage in 2017


46.2 percent of Carthage residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 37.4 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Carthage population reached 1,952.

Out of 1,050 people who had a job, 54 were employed in the Armed Forces and 996 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Carthage for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
902
46.2
Employed
1,050
53.8
Employed in civilian labor force
996
51
Employed in armed forces
54
2.8

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