Mount Carmel is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,728 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mount Carmel is the 240th largest community in Pennsylvania. Mount Carmel has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
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 borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Carmel who work in office and administrative support (16.45%), healthcare (9.65%), and sales jobs (8.34%).
The percentage of adults in Mount Carmel with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.27% of adults in Mount Carmel have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mount Carmel in 2010 was $20,597, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,388 for a family of four.
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 Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Mount Carmel include Polish, Italian, Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mount Carmel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.