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The City of Mount Carmel had a population of 7,025 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Carmel is located at latitude 38.419 and longitude -87.7698 in Wabash County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Carmel (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Wabash County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of Mount Carmel (GNIS ID: 2395120) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Mount Carmel is located within Mount Carmel Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wabash County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Carmel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Mount Carmel, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,025
Population in Households 6,948
Population in Familes 5,373
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density1 1,447
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 3,072
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,874
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,012 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,060 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 333 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $82,399
Average Home Value $113,352


Median Household Income $39,664
Average Household Income $56,781
Per Capita Income $24,959
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.61%
Households -0.4% -0.49%
Families -0.5% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mount Carmel, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Carmel to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 286 79th
Population Density1 # 504 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 619 55th
Median Household Income # 1144 16th
Per Capita Income # 762 44th

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