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Mount Carmel, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Carmel had a population of 6,899 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Carmel is located at latitude 38.4109 and longitude -87.7614 in Wabash County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Carmel 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.


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Mount Carmel, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mount Carmel, IL Housing Affordability Index is 233
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Mount Carmel, IL Wealth Index is 64
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 6,899
Population in Households 6,822
Population in Familes 5,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density 1,436
Diversity Index1 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,012
Average Household Income $61,195
Per Capita Income $26,942
Wealth Index3 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,885 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,145 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 348 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $84,294
Housing Affordability Index2 233
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,030
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,828
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.58% -0.53%
Households -0.42% -0.4%
Families -0.61% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Mount Carmel, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Carmel to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 289 79th
Population Density # 481 65th
Diversity Index # 523 62nd
Median Household Income # 1139 17th
Per Capita Income # 848 38th

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