Living in Mount Carmel, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Mount Carmel SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
9

Mount Carmel, IL Crime Report

140
Total Crimes
2,019.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-21.35%
Below National Average

Mount Carmel, IL Cost Of Living

83
Mount Carmel's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

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
7,040
Unemployment
8.1%
Poverty
13.9%
Median Home
$78,200
Median Income
$45,279
Median Rent
$628

Mount Carmel, IL Photos

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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 7,040 0.1%
2016 7,032 -0.2%
2015 7,048 -0.7%
2014 7,098 -0.8%
2013 7,155 -1.0%
2012 7,228 -0.7%
2011 7,276 -1.2%
2010 7,362 -1.0%
2009 7,437 -
Crime/100k Mount Carmel IL USA
Violent Crime 245.3 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 0.0 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 245.3 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 1774.6 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 303.0 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1471.6 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 0.0 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Mount Carmel

White
92.9% (6,542)
African American
1.3% (93)
American Indian
0.2% (13)
Asian
1.1% (77)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.6% (110)
Hispanic
2.9% (205)
Race Mount Carmel IL USA
White 92.9% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 1.3% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.9% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Mount Carmel, Illinois

Less than $10,000
7.8% (54,854)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (45,749)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.2% (100,148)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (88,312)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (89,906)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.7% (110,391)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (97,189)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.4% (87,630)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (17,526)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (12,290)
Income Mount Carmel IL USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.2% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.7% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.4% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Mount Carmel

Female
50.5% (3,556)
Male
49.5% (3,484)
Gender Mount Carmel IL USA
Female 50.5% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.1% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
2.0% (140)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (492)
High School / GED
30.0% (2,112)
Some College
26.0% (1,830)
Associate's Degree
16.0% (1,126)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (915)
Master's Degree
5.0% (352)
Professional Degree
1.0% (70)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Mount Carmel IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 16.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Mount Carmel

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

Kat

I'm originally from Seattle Washington and I live in Mount Vernon Illinois right now I used to live in Mount Carmel and hands down Mount Carmel is the worst place I have ever been

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