Carmi is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,119 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Carmi is the 327th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities, Carmi isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Carmi are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carmi is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Carmi who work in office and administrative support (15.37%), sales jobs (8.12%), and management occupations (7.73%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Carmi rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.45% of adults 25 and older in Carmi have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Carmi in 2010 was $23,854, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,416 for a family of four. However, Carmi contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Carmi home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carmi residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Carmi include English, Irish, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Carmi is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hebrew.