Mount Carmel SnackAbility

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/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
4
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

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Mount Carmel, Illinois Info Snack

Mount Carmel is a city in and the county seat of Wabash County, Illinois, United States. At the time of the 2010 census, the population was 7,284, while the next largest town in Wabash County is Allendale, population 475. Located at the confluence of the Wabash, Patoka, and White Rivers, Mount Carmel borders both Gibson and Knox counties of Indiana. A small community known informally as East Mount Carmel sits near the mouth of the Patoka River on the opposite (Gibson County) side of the Wabash River from Mount Carmel. Mount Carmel is 5 miles (8.0 km) northeast of the Forest of the Wabash, a National Natural Landmark within Beall Woods State Park and about a mile north-northeast of one of its main employers, the Gibson Generating Station. Mount Carmel is also the home of Wabash Valley College, part of the Community College System of Eastern Illinois.
Population
7,032
Unemployment
9.6%
Poverty
15.7%
Median Home
$76,400
Median Income
$44,500
Median Rent
$586

Rankings for Mount Carmel in Illinois

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Map Of Mount Carmel, IL

Population over time in Mount Carmel

Year Population % Change
2017 7,032 -0.2%
2016 7,048 -0.7%
2015 7,098 -0.8%
2014 7,155 -1.0%
2013 7,228 -0.7%
2012 7,276 -1.2%
2011 7,362 -1.0%
2010 7,437 -

Crime in Mount Carmel Per 100k

Crime Mount Carmel IL USA
Violent Crime 388.5 438.8 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.8 5.3
Robbery 28.8 137.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 345.3 250.4 248.9
Property Crime 3093.5 2011.4 2362.0
Burglary 518.0 339.5 430.4
Larceny 2546.8 1508.8 1694.0
Car Theft 28.8 163.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Mount Carmel

White
94.4% (6,639)
African American
1.4% (98)
American Indian
0.1% (5)
Asian
1.2% (85)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.7% (49)
Hispanic
2.2% (156)
Race Mount Carmel IL USA
White 94.4% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 1.4% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.2% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Mount Carmel, Illinois

Less than $10,000
12.1% (85,087)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (43,598)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.6% (95,635)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (78,055)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.0% (77,352)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (123,060)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (79,461)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.7% (89,306)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (16,173)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (15,470)
Income Mount Carmel IL USA
Less than $10,000 12.1% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.6% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.0% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.7% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Mount Carmel

Female
50.6% (3,556)
Male
49.4% (3,475)
Gender Mount Carmel IL USA
Female 50.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mount Carmel for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.9% (204)
9-12th Grade
6.5% (459)
High School / GED
31.0% (2,177)
Some College
21.7% (1,525)
Associate's Degree
16.7% (1,172)
Bachelor's Degree
14.7% (1,033)
Master's Degree
5.5% (387)
Professional Degree
1.0% (69)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Mount Carmel IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.9% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.5% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 31.0% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 21.7% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 16.7% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.7% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.5% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.3% 1.4%

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