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Mount Carmel is a city in Wabash County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Mount Carmel is 38.410N. The longitude is -87.761W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,772.


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Median household income
Local
$31,715
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Carmel demographic reports
Mount Carmel is on the Wabash River
Settled in 1818 by the Rev. Thomas Hinde, who hoped to build a "moral, temperate and industrious village."
Local festivals include:
  • Wabash County Youth Fair - July 21-27, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mount Carmel web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Beall Woods State Park & Nature Preserve
Historic sites and museums: Wabash County Museum
Colleges and universities: Illinois Eastern Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Carmel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wabash 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 62863 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

29% of Mount Carmel residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $16,391, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Mount Carmel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mount Carmel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $241.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $675.


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Libraries in Mount Carmel include Mount Carmel Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Mount Carmel include Daily Republican Register

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Wabash County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Carmel political report.

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The average commute time for Mount Carmel workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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