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Mount Carmel is a township in Northumberland County, in the Sunbury metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Mount Carmel. For links to other places called Mount Carmel, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mount Carmel is 40.766N. The longitude is -76.466W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,539 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,701.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Carmel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Northumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17840 ZIP code.
13% of Mount Carmel residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Carmel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Carmel was $15,376, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Mount Carmel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mount Carmel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $264. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $649.
Northumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Carmel political report.
The average commute time for Mount Carmel workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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