Carmi, Illinois Population 2024

4,648

Carmi is a city located in White County Illinois. Carmi has a 2024 population of 4,648. It is also the county seat of White County.Carmi is currently declining at a rate of -1.21% annually and its population has decreased by -3.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,835 in 2020.

The average household income in Carmi is $64,360 with a poverty rate of 19.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carmi is 44.7 years, 43.3 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Carmi Demographics

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

  • White: 95.85%
  • Two or more races: 1.43%
  • Black or African American: 1.07%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,874.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.87% (-187)
The current population of Carmi, Illinois is 4,648 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,835.

Carmi, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,83395.85%
Two or more races721.43%
Black or African American541.07%
Asian531.05%
Other race260.52%
Native American40.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carmi Population by Race

Carmi Population Pyramid 2024

Carmi Median Age

44.7

Total

43.3

Male

51

Female

Carmi Adults

There are 4,024 adults, (1,168 of whom are seniors) in Carmi.

Carmi Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Carmi Sex Ratio

Female2,56550.87%
Male2,47749.13%

Carmi Population by Age

Carmi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1702.226535
Non Family1,0111.0959.140.9
Married7662.8783.416.6
Female3143.6241.458.6
Male794.6755.744.3
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2.95

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carmi Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carmi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carmi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.19%.

Carmi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,422

Average Earnings

$40,260

Average Male

$29,358

Average Female

Carmi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carmi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carmi Language

98.45% of Carmi residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Carmi Language

Carmi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,51183618.53%
Asian5353100%
Multiple672232.84%
Hispanic821923.17%
Black25936%
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19.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.76%

Male Poverty Rate

21.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carmi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carmi is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carmi is White, with 18.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.89%.

Carmi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.37%
High School22.48%
Some College18.47%
Bachelors or Greater
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Carmi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed15.18%
Male Employed5.97%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Carmi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carmi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carmi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Carmi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carmi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Carmi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carmi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

329

Number of Veterans

320

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Carmi Veterans by War

count

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Carmi Veterans by Age

count

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Carmi Veterans by Race

Carmi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carmi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Carmi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carmi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carmi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.75%

Born in Carmi

98.45%

Native Born

1.55%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

1.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.45% of Carmi residents were born in the United States, with 62.75% having been born in Illinois. 0.12% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,363-57-1.29%
20284,420-57-1.27%
20274,477-57-1.26%
20264,534-57-1.24%
20254,591-57-1.23%
20244,648-57-1.21%
20234,705-57-1.2%
20224,762-57-1.18%
20214,819-16-0.33%
20204,835140.29%
20194,821-28-0.58%
20184,849-100-2.02%
20174,949-68-1.36%
20165,017-44-0.87%
20155,061-30-0.59%
20145,091-66-1.28%
20135,157-33-0.64%
20125,190-26-0.5%
20115,216-6-0.11%
20105,222-200-3.69%
20005,422-142-2.55%
19905,564-700-11.17%
19806,2642313.83%
19706,033-119-1.93%
19606,15257810.37%
19505,5741,47636.02%
19404,0981,16639.77%
19302,9322659.94%
19202,667-166-5.86%
19102,833-106-3.61%
19002,9391545.53%
18902,78527310.87%
18802,512
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Carmi Population by Year