Carmi, Illinois Population 2021

6,152
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Carmi is a city located in White County Illinois. Carmi has a 2020 population of 6,152. It is also the county seat of White County. Carmi is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -8.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,738 in 2010. Carmi reached it's highest population of 6,738 in 2010.

The average household income in Carmi is $59,615 with a poverty rate of 13.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $610 per month, and the median house value is $72,900. The median age in Carmi is 45.5 years, 44.2 years for males, and 48.2 years for females.

Carmi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carmi was:

  • White: 96.45%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Black or African American: 1.05%
  • Two or more races: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carmi, Illinois is 6,152 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,269.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,738.

Carmi, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,16396.45%
Asian771.21%
Black or African American671.05%
Two or More Races440.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.34%
Some Other Race170.27%
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Carmi Population by Race

Carmi Population Pyramid $2021

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Carmi Median Age

45.5


Total

44.2


Male

48.2


Female

Carmi Adults

There are 5,074 adults, (1,427 of whom are seniors) in Carmi.

Carmi Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Carmi Sex Ratio

Female

3,268

51.14%

Male

3,122

48.86%

Carmi Population by Age

Carmi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carmi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94%6%
Married91.9%8.1%
All80%20%
Non Family70.1%29.9%
Female59.5%40.5%

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carmi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8412.1680
Married1,3282.8291.9
Non Family1,0631.0670.1
Female3332.7559.5
Male1172.8394

2.7

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Carmi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1934.11%
9th to 12th Grade2916.19%
High School Graduate1,70536.28%
Some College1,14524.37%
Associates Degree53111.30%
Bachelors Degree52411.15%
Graduate Degree3106.60%
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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
White4,5264,085798
Black4842
Hispanic47263
Asian323221
2+ Races303012
Native American22
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 65.63%.

Carmi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,377$45,994$20,338
Less Than 9th Grade$$$19,545
High School Graduate$30,921$36,806$18,036
Some College$26,304$37,457$16,068
Bachelors Degree$53,667$71,208$42,716
Graduate Degree$67,083$$62,143

$32,377

Average Earnings

$45,994

Average Male

$20,338

Average Female

Carmi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carmi Language by Age

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Carmi Language

98.42% of Carmi residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Carmi Language

Carmi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,93178113.17%
Asian772937.66%
Hispanic441738.64%
Black171588.24%
Multiple34823.53%

13.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.45%

Male Poverty Rate

15.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carmi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carmi is Black, with 88.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carmi is White, with 13.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.10%.

Carmi Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.33%
Less Than 9th Grade19.19%
Some College7.12%
Bachelors or Greater0.74%

Carmi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed64.63%
Female Employed12.88%
Female Unemployed11.82%
Male Employed4.86%

Carmi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carmi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,390$59,615
Families$59,468$71,537
Married Families$73,241-
Non Families$26,446$37,392
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Income by Household Type

Carmi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

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 45-54.

Carmi Marital Status by Race

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Carmi Marital Status

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437

Number of Veterans

415

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam189
Second Gulf War107
Korea70
First Gulf War44
World War II9

Carmi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+131
65 to 74107
18 to 3497
55 to 6474
35 to 5428

Carmi Veterans by Age

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Carmi Veterans by Race

Carmi Veterans by Education

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6.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carmi Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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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65.70%

Born in Carmi

98.14%

Native Born

1.86%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.14% of Carmi residents were born in the United States, with 65.70% having been born in Illinois. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Carmi Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,152-39-0.63%
20206,191-39-0.63%
20196,230-39-0.62%
20186,269-136-2.12%
20176,405-86-1.32%
20166,491-57-0.87%
20156,548-33-0.50%
20146,581-80-1.20%
20136,661-43-0.64%
20126,704-30-0.45%
20116,734-4-0.06%
20106,7380.00%

Carmi Population by Year