Located within New York, United States, the village of Carthage is situated in the Watertown NY metropolitan area.
Most areas in Carthage are quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially around one of the railway lines.
In Carthage, the majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and duplexes are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this village took place before the 1960s. This part of the Watertown NY metropolitan area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 60% of the population of this village own their home and 40% are renters.
A portion of property owners in Carthage may have the option to buy groceries by walking, while others will need another means of transportation. There are a few restaurants in this part of the Watertown NY metropolitan area. In terms of education, in Carthage, locals will often be able to get to primary schools by walking. In contrast, it can be difficult to walk to high schools from properties for sale in this village. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
The best transportation option in Carthage is usually driving. It is very easy to access a parking spot. In contrast, this part of the Watertown NY metropolitan area is not very well-suited for walking as very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.