Carmi, Illinois Population 2022

4,715
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Carmi is a city located in White County Illinois. Carmi has a 2020 population of 4,715. It is also the county seat of White County. Carmi is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -9.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,219 in 2010.

The average household income in Carmi is $54,627 with a poverty rate of 16.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $66,300. The median age in Carmi is 42.7 years, 39.2 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Carmi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carmiwas:

  • White: 96.07%
  • Asian: 1.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.21%
  • Two or more races: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carmi, Illinois is 4,715 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,219.

Carmi, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,61996.07%
Asian661.37%
Black or African American581.21%
Two or More Races260.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.46%
Some Other Race170.35%
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Carmi Population by Race

Carmi Population Pyramid $2022

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Carmi Median Age

42.7


Total

39.2


Male

48.3


Female

Carmi Adults

There are 3,801 adults, (1,102 of whom are seniors) in Carmi.

Carmi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carmi Sex Ratio

Female

2,421

50.35%

Male

2,387

49.65%

Carmi Population by Age

Carmi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carmi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female49.8%50.2%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
All76.4%23.6%
Married91%9%
Male94%6%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carmi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1482.1376.4
Non Family8911.0667.8
Married8712.9591
Female2692.7249.8
Male1172.8394

2.78

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Carmi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1604.65%
9th to 12th Grade2226.45%
High School Graduate1,34539.09%
Some College75621.97%
Associates Degree42412.32%
Bachelors Degree3389.82%
Graduate Degree1965.70%
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Carmi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carmi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3082,955513
Black4442
Hispanic3423
Native American22
Asian212121
2+ Races1818
Other Race99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Carmi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,604$45,313$19,182
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,456$35,643$16,154
Some College$30,261$50,132$16,319
Bachelors Degree$46,181$$43,276
Graduate Degree$76,417$$

$31,604

Average Earnings

$45,313

Average Male

$19,182

Average Female

Carmi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carmi Language by Age

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Carmi Language

98.21% of Carmi residents speak only English, while 1.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Carmi Language

Carmi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,41468315.47%
Asian662943.94%
Hispanic311445.16%
Black131184.62%
Multiple22836.36%
OtherNaN%

16.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.42%

Male Poverty Rate

18.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carmi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carmi is Black, with 84.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carmi is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.20%.

Carmi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.25%
High School19.14%
Some College8.71%
Bachelors or Greater0.59%

Carmi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed64.63%
Female Unemployed24.53%
Female Employed17.36%
Male Employed5.51%

Carmi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carmi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,990$54,627
Families$56,477$66,394
Married Families$71,875-
Non Families$26,054$35,811
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Income by Household Type

Carmi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Carmi Married by Age and Sex

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Carmi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Carmi Marital Status by Race

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Carmi Marital Status

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316

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam132
Second Gulf War81
Korea70
First Gulf War25
World War II

Carmi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+93
18 to 3481
65 to 7469
55 to 6455
35 to 5418

Carmi Veterans by Age

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Carmi Veterans by Race

Carmi Veterans by Education

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8.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carmi Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Carmi Employment by Age

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Carmi Employment by Race

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Carmi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.85%

Born in Carmi

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.17% of Carmi residents were born in the United States, with 66.85% having been born in Illinois. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Carmi Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20224,715-32-0.67%
20214,747-32-0.67%
20204,779-32-0.67%
20194,811-32-0.66%
20184,843-108-2.18%
20174,951-68-1.35%
20165,019-44-0.87%
20155,063-28-0.55%
20145,091-66-1.28%
20135,157-32-0.62%
20125,189-25-0.48%
20115,214-5-0.10%
20105,219-203-0.38%
20005,422-142-0.26%
19905,564-700-1.18%
19806,2642310.38%
19706,033-119-0.20%
19606,1525780.99%
19505,5741,4763.12%
19404,0981,1663.40%
19302,9322650.95%
19202,667-166-0.60%
19102,833-106-0.37%
19002,9391540.54%
18902,7852731.04%
18802,5120.00%

Carmi Population by Year