|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mount Carmel is 6,804. Mount Carmel, Illinois is the 4,048th largest city in the US.
Mount Carmel is located entirely in Wabash County.
The peak population of Mount Carmel was in 1990, when its population was 8,362. In 1990, Mount Carmel was the 2,824th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,048th largest city in the US. Mount Carmel is currently 18.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Mount Carmel has shrunk 14.7% since the year 2000. Mount Carmel, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Mount Carmel has a population density of 1,500.3 people per square mile.
|4042||La Feria, Texas||6,814||-0.5%|
|4043||Highland Heights, Kentucky||6,812||-0.1%|
|4045||Allendale, New Jersey||6,809||1.5%|
|4048||Mount Carmel, Illinois||6,804||-14.7%|
|4050||Liberty Hill, Texas||6,801||428.4%|
|4051||Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania||6,798||0.3%|
|4052||Lawrence, New York||6,796||4.1%|
|4053||Unionville, North Carolina||6,788||35.9%|
The total voting age population of Mount Carmel, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,510. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.0% of the residents of Mount Carmel are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mount Carmel are 95.4% White, 2.1% Two or more races, 1.1% Black, 0.9% Asian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 3.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mount Carmel, 13.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.7%. On a per-household basis, 8.8% of families are below the poverty line in Mount Carmel.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.1% of Mount Carmel residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.1% of Mount Carmel residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mount Carmel residents aged 5 and older, 4.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mount Carmel is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mount Carmel, 11.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mount Carmel is $43,656.
In Mount Carmel, 73.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.9% of housing units in Mount Carmel.
Of all the housing units in Mount Carmel, 23.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Mount Carmel, 5.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 210 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mount Carmel is $606.
In Mount Carmel, 77.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.