Mount Carmel, Illinois Population 2024

6,682

Mount Carmel is a city located in Wabash County Illinois. Mount Carmel has a 2024 population of 6,682. It is also the county seat of Wabash County.Mount Carmel is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -4.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,979 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Carmel is $64,129 with a poverty rate of 15.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Carmel is 45.5 years, 43.7 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Mount Carmel Demographics

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

  • White: 91.23%
  • Two or more races: 4.51%
  • Black or African American: 1.56%
  • Asian: 1.48%
  • Other race: 1.18%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,390.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.26% (-297)
The current population of Mount Carmel, Illinois is 6,682 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,979.

Mount Carmel, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,36691.23%
Two or more races3154.51%
Black or African American1091.56%
Asian1031.48%
Other race821.18%
Native American30.04%
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

Mount Carmel Population by Race

Mount Carmel Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Carmel Median Age

45.5

Total

43.7

Male

48.4

Female

Mount Carmel Adults

There are 5,538 adults, (1,623 of whom are seniors) in Mount Carmel.

Mount Carmel Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Carmel Sex Ratio

Female3,66752.55%
Male3,31147.45%

Mount Carmel Population by Age

Mount Carmel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0812.2270.229.8
Married1,2472.9483.516.5
Non Family1,2441.1554.345.7
Female484381.618.4
Male1062.7747.252.8
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2.85

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Carmel 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

Mount Carmel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Carmel 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 2+ races people with a rate of 36.53%.

Mount Carmel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,870

Average Earnings

$48,066

Average Male

$29,821

Average Female

Mount Carmel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Carmel Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Carmel Language

94.9% of Mount Carmel residents speak only English, while 5.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Mount Carmel Language

Mount Carmel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,10989814.7%
Hispanic27212847.06%
Other8282100%
Multiple3113912.54%
Black109109.17%
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15.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.97%

Male Poverty Rate

17.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Carmel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Carmel is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Carmel is Black, with 9.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.38%.

Mount Carmel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.7%
Some College14.52%
High School13.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%
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Mount Carmel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed13.15%
Male Employed8.95%
Female Unemployed
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Mount Carmel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Carmel Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Carmel Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Carmel Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Carmel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

489

Number of Veterans

479

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Mount Carmel Veterans by War

count

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Mount Carmel Veterans by Age

count

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Mount Carmel Veterans by Race

Mount Carmel Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Carmel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Carmel Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Carmel Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Carmel 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

53.12%

Born in Mount Carmel

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

1.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of Mount Carmel residents were born in the United States, with 53.12% having been born in Illinois. 1.39% 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

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,297-77-1.21%
20286,374-77-1.19%
20276,451-77-1.18%
20266,528-77-1.17%
20256,605-77-1.15%
20246,682-77-1.14%
20236,759-77-1.13%
20226,836-77-1.11%
20216,913-66-0.95%
20206,979701.01%
20196,909-27-0.39%
20186,936-39-0.56%
20176,975-35-0.5%
20167,010-70-0.99%
20157,08070.1%
20147,073-47-0.66%
20137,120-11-0.15%
20127,131-72-1%
20117,203-75-1.03%
20107,278-704-8.82%
20007,982-305-3.68%
19908,287-621-6.97%
19808,90881210.03%
19708,096-498-5.79%
19608,594-138-1.58%
19508,7321,74524.97%
19406,987-145-2.03%
19307,132-324-4.35%
19207,4565227.53%
19106,9342,62360.84%
19004,31193527.7%
18903,376
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Mount Carmel Population by Year