Mount Carmel, Illinois Population 2022

6,961
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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 6,961, 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.

Mount Carmel Demographics

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

  • White: 95.25%
  • Asian: 2.07%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.30%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Carmel, Illinois is 6,961 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,015.

Mount Carmel, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,59395.25%
Black or African American210.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.07%
Asian1432.07%
Some Other Race190.27%
Two or More Races1412.04%
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Mount Carmel Population by Race

Mount Carmel Population Pyramid 2022

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Mount Carmel Median Age

47.5


Total

44.5


Male

49.4


Female

Mount Carmel Adults

There are 5,565 adults, (1,576 of whom are seniors) in Mount Carmel.

Mount Carmel Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Carmel Sex Ratio

Female

3,601

52.02%

Male

3,321

47.98%

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
Married85.8%14.2%
Female81.4%18.6%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Male55.9%44.1%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Carmel Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0932.2176.5
Married1,3762.8785.8
Male1272.855.9
Female3333.3581.4
Non Family1,2571.1267.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Mount Carmel Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade911.78%
9th to 12th Grade3446.73%
High School Graduate1,56130.54%
Some College1,21423.75%
Associates Degree93718.33%
Bachelors Degree64612.64%
Graduate Degree3186.22%
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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
2+ Races444438
White4,7534,344911
Asian12912915
Native American55
Other Race1919
Hispanic159140
Black2114

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%.

Mount Carmel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,078$44,391$23,370
Less Than 9th Grade$$22,401$37,798
High School Graduate$25,391$34,052$19,617
Some College$28,816$46,250$23,185
Bachelors Degree$40,993$62,917$38,304
Graduate Degree$68,517$69,063$51,719

$33,078

Average Earnings

$44,391

Average Male

$23,370

Average Female

Mount Carmel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Carmel Language by Age

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Mount Carmel Language

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.

Mount Carmel Language

Mount Carmel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8675.00%
White6,32190914.38%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1872915.51%
Multiple13432.24%

13.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.05%

Male Poverty Rate

14.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Carmel

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%.

Mount Carmel Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.49%
High School11.26%
Some College10.99%
Bachelors or Greater9.43%

Mount Carmel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.28%
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed7.19%
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$41,675$59,849
Families$61,364$74,058
Married Families$78,750-
Non Families$25,310$37,706
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Income by Household Type

Mount Carmel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

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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581

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War150
Vietnam196
Korea22
World War II5

Mount Carmel Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 54105
55 to 64173
65 to 74157
75+126

Mount Carmel Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White57310.77%
Black733.33%
2+ Races11.39%

Mount Carmel Veterans by Race

Mount Carmel Veterans by Education

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18.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Carmel Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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53.76%

Born in Mount Carmel

96.79%

Native Born

3.21%

Foreign Born

1.99%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Mount Carmel Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18903,3760.00%
19004,3119352.47%
19106,9342,6234.87%
19207,4565220.73%
19307,132-324-0.44%
19406,987-145-0.21%
19508,7321,7452.25%
19608,594-138-0.16%
19708,096-498-0.60%
19808,9088120.96%
19908,287-621-0.72%
20007,982-305-0.37%
20107,284-698-0.91%
20117,257-27-0.37%
20127,230-27-0.37%
20137,203-27-0.37%
20147,176-27-0.37%
20157,149-27-0.38%
20167,122-27-0.38%
20177,095-27-0.38%
20187,068-27-0.38%
20197,041-27-0.38%
20207,015-26-0.37%
20216,988-27-0.38%
20226,961-27-0.39%

Mount Carmel Population by Year