Mount Carmel, IL 62863 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 62863: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cowling, IL 62863
Friendsville, IL 62863
Maud, IL 62863
Mt Carmell, IL 62863
Odgen, IL 62863
Patton, IL 62863

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 430
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,087
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 230
  • County: Wabash County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.417, Longitude -87.766
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Carmel, IL 62863 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,047
Population in Households 9,959
Population in Familes 7,942
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density1 61
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 4,307
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,765
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,864 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,039 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,268 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 557 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $87,897
Average Home Value $120,525


Median Household Income $44,142
Average Household Income $58,669
Per Capita Income $25,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.66% -0.6%
Households -0.49% -0.49%
Families -0.66% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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 62863 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62863 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes 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 # 372 73rd
Population Density1 # 694 50th
Diversity Index2 # 685 50th
Median Household Income # 1045 24th
Per Capita Income # 812 41st

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