Carmi, Illinois Population 2022

4,789
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Carmi is a city located in White County Illinois. It is also the county seat of White County. With a 2020 population of 4,789, it is the 343rd largest city in Illinois and the 6788th largest city in the United States. Carmi is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,865 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Carmi has a population density of 1,931 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carmi is $54,627 with a poverty rate of 14.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $72,900. 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: 95.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.99%
  • Black or African American: 1.38%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carmi, Illinois is 4,789 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,865.

Carmi, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Carmi Population by Race

Carmi Population Pyramid 2022

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Carmi Median Age

44.7


Total

40.3


Male

49.1


Female

Carmi Adults

There are 3,922 adults, (1,175 of whom are seniors) in Carmi.

Carmi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carmi Sex Ratio

Female

2,399

49.31%

Male

2,466

50.69%

Carmi Population by Age

Carmi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carmi Household Types

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carmi Households and Families

2.64

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

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Carmi Households by Type

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Carmi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carmi Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black 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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$32,263

Average Earnings

$45,000

Average Male

$20,761

Average Female

Carmi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carmi Language by Age

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Carmi Language

97.81% of Carmi residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Carmi Language

Carmi Poverty by Race

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14.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.52%

Male Poverty Rate

15.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carmi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carmi is Black, with 78.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carmi is Hispanic, with 22.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.11%.

Carmi Poverty

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Carmi Poverty Rate by Education

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Carmi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carmi Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Carmi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

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 55-64, 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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379

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Carmi Veterans by War

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Carmi Veterans by Age

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Carmi Veterans by Race

Carmi Veterans by Education

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14.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carmi Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

5%

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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64.87%

Born in Carmi

99.18%

Native Born

0.82%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.18% of Carmi residents were born in the United States, with 64.87% having been born in Illinois. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Carmi Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Carmi Population by Year