Mount Carmel, Illinois Population 2021

6,987
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Mount Carmel is a city located in Wabash County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Wabash County. With a 2020 population of 6,987, it is the 278th largest city in Illinois and the 3956th largest city in the United States . Mount Carmel is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -4.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,284 in 2010. Mount Carmel reached it's highest population of 8,908 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Mount Carmel has a population density of 1,454 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Carmel is $59,332 with a poverty rate of 13.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $78,700. The median age in Mount Carmel is 45.9 years, 44.3 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Mount Carmel Demographics

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

  • White: 95.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Black or African American: 1.08%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Carmel, Illinois is 6,987 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,008.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,284.

Mount Carmel, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,69995.44%
Two or More Races1502.14%
Black or African American761.08%
Asian660.94%
Some Other Race260.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.03%
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Mount Carmel Population by Race

Mount Carmel Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Carmel Median Age

45.9


Total

44.3


Male

46.6


Female

Mount Carmel Adults

There are 5,669 adults, (1,472 of whom are seniors) in Mount Carmel.

Mount Carmel Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Carmel Sex Ratio

Female

3,622

51.60%

Male

3,397

48.40%

Mount Carmel Population by Age

Mount Carmel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Carmel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All73.1%26.9%
Female65.7%34.3%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Male54.5%45.5%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Carmel Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0912.2473.1
Married1,5692.8885.9
Non Family1,1351.1558.9
Female2772.8965.7
Male1102.8254.5

2.8

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Mount Carmel Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade971.88%
9th to 12th Grade4148.05%
High School Graduate1,49729.09%
Some College1,26724.62%
Associates Degree91117.70%
Bachelors Degree63612.36%
Graduate Degree3246.30%
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Mount Carmel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Carmel Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,7984,319901
Hispanic211185
Asian565610
2+ Races494949
Black3024
Other Race2626
Native American22

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 100.00%.

Mount Carmel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,072$44,659$22,240
Less Than 9th Grade$21,977$21,715$37,950
High School Graduate$21,865$34,103$19,090
Some College$27,973$45,208$23,469
Bachelors Degree$42,023$62,500$38,065
Graduate Degree$59,722$62,031$

$32,072

Average Earnings

$44,659

Average Male

$22,240

Average Female

Mount Carmel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Carmel Language by Age

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Mount Carmel Language

95.07% of Mount Carmel residents speak only English, while 4.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Mount Carmel Language

Mount Carmel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,41894014.65%
Black6346.35%
Hispanic21110.47%

13.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.39%

Male Poverty Rate

13.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Carmel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Carmel is White, with 14.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Carmel is Hispanic, with 0.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.71%.

Mount Carmel Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.23%
Less Than 9th Grade17.44%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater8.44%

Mount Carmel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.05%
Male Employed8.53%
Female Employed5.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mount Carmel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Carmel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,656$59,332
Families$64,904$73,543
Married Families$74,159-
Non Families$23,750$33,083
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Income by Household Type

Mount Carmel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Carmel Married by Age and Sex

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Mount Carmel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Carmel Marital Status by Race

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Mount Carmel Marital Status

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622

Number of Veterans

618

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam249
First Gulf War104
Second Gulf War64
Korea36
World War II4

Mount Carmel Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64196
65 to 74144
75+128
35 to 54114
18 to 3440

Mount Carmel Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White61711.33%
Black59.26%

Mount Carmel Veterans by Race

Mount Carmel Veterans by Education

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25.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Carmel Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Carmel Employment by Age

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Mount Carmel Employment by Race

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Mount Carmel 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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53.34%

Born in Mount Carmel

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

2.27%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of Mount Carmel residents were born in the United States, with 53.34% having been born in Illinois. 2.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mount Carmel Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,987-7-0.10%
20206,994-7-0.10%
20197,001-7-0.10%
20187,008-3-0.04%
20177,011-15-0.21%
20167,026-52-0.73%
20157,07880.11%
20147,070-47-0.66%
20137,117-12-0.17%
20127,129-73-1.01%
20117,202-76-1.04%
20107,278-704-0.92%
20007,982-305-0.37%
19908,287-621-0.72%
19808,9088120.96%
19708,096-498-0.60%
19608,594-138-0.16%
19508,7321,7452.25%
19406,987-145-0.21%
19307,132-324-0.44%
19207,4565220.73%
19106,9342,6234.87%
19004,3119352.47%
18903,3760.00%

Mount Carmel Population by Year