Income/capita 21%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 38%
IndexMount CarmelIllinoisNational
Income per capita$23,498$31,502$29,829
Median household income$40,474$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,619$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,974$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$31,978$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,583$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Carmel is 21% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Carmel is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Carmel is 38% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Carmel is equal to the national average

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      Mount Carmel employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.3%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%13.9%
      Public administration1.0%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.0%5.0%
      Education, health & social services17.3%30.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Haubstadt, IN1,615$59,9178%
      Decker, IN246$50,00010%
      Hazleton, IN277$47,91713%
      Allendale, IL666$46,60716%
      Browns, IL112$45,62518%
      Mount Carmel, IL7,048$40,47427%

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      Port Wentworth, GA7,052$64,48517%
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      Mount Carmel, IL7,048$40,47427%
      Source: The Mount Carmel, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).