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.