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Carmi, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Carmi is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in White County at latitude 38.0859 and longitude -88.1726. White County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 394 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Carmi, but most people and references simply refer to it as Carmi, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Carmi indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Carmi (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Carmi, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,167
Population in Households 4,933
Population in Familes 3,785
Population in Group Qrtrs 234
Population Density1 2,070
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,265
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 1,360
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,457 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 808 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $139,767
Average Home Value $165,947


Median Household Income $36,902
Average Household Income $46,898
Per Capita Income $20,706
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.33% -0.26%
Households -0.26% -0.28%
Families -0.44% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.


Carmi, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carmi to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 334 76th
Population Density1 # 258 81st
Diversity Index2 # 738 46th
Median Household Income # 1251 9th
Per Capita Income # 1108 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.