Income/capita 23%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 35%
Income per capita$22,840$31,502$29,829
Median household income$37,213$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,592$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,433$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$31,582$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$17,855$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.4%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Carmi is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Carmi is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Carmi is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Carmi is 2% higher than the national average

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      Carmi employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.9%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector19.4%3.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services17.7%10.1%
      Public administration4.7%0.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%1.3%
      Education, health & social services3.5%42.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Harmony, IN834$56,1251%
      Springerton, IL117$46,25016%
      Burnt Prairie, IL59$41,25025%
      Mill Shoals, IL194$41,25025%
      Maunie, IL141$40,62527%
      Carmi, IL5,065$37,21333%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dunlap, TN5,065$38,07431%
      Vandergrift, PA5,063$39,79728%
      Wellington, OH5,063$46,20716%
      Mount Carmel, OH5,063$43,41522%
      Pinehurst, TX5,067$50,8338%
      Carmi, IL5,065$37,21333%
      Source: The Carmi, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).