Mount Carmel is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,001 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mount Carmel is the 274th largest community in Illinois.
Mount Carmel is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Carmel is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Carmel who work in office and administrative support (9.38%), management occupations (8.68%), and teaching (7.34%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Mount Carmel is worth considering.
The percentage of adults in Mount Carmel who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.66% of the adults in Mount Carmel have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mount Carmel in 2018 was $26,248, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,992 for a family of four. However, Mount Carmel contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mount Carmel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Carmel residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mount Carmel include German, Irish, English, French, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mount Carmel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.