Mount Carmel is a city located in Wabash County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Wabash County. With a 2020 population of 6,961, it is the 286th largest city in Illinois and the 5364th largest city in the United States. Mount Carmel is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,015 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Mount Carmel has a population density of 1,449 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mount Carmel is $59,332 with a poverty rate of 13.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $76,200. The median age in Mount Carmel is 45.9 years, 44.3 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Carmelwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 86.36%.
93.87% of Mount Carmel residents speak only English, while 6.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Carmel is Black, with 75.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Carmel is Multiple, with 2.24% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.37%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mount Carmel
96.79% of Mount Carmel residents were born in the United States, with 53.76% having been born in Illinois. 1.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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