Carmi, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 4,811 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.3%
 
Males: 2,386  (49.6%)
Females: 2,425  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 62821.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,144 (it was $25,667 in 2000)
Carmi:

$45,144
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,263 (it was $15,886 in 2000)

Carmi city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $71,277 (it was $41,100 in 2000)
Carmi:

$71,277
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $78,928; detached houses: $81,780; mobile homes: $5,203

Median gross rent in 2019: $619.

March 2019 cost of living index in Carmi: 74.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.3%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.6% for Black residents, 45.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Carmi, IL (2019)
    • 4,51294.6%White alone
    • 671.4%Asian alone
    • 571.2%Black alone
    • 481.0%Hispanic
    • 270.6%Two or more races
    • 130.3%American Indian alone

Races in Carmi detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Carmi, Illinois as of October 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carmi is 210 to 1.


Crime rates in Carmi by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(73.9)
5
(93.6)
2
(38.5)
4
(76.9)
2
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(136.8)
20
(380.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(332.5)
16
(299.5)
12
(230.9)
15
(288.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
33
(609.5)
41
(767.4)
31
(596.6)
32
(615.0)
5
(97.7)
44
(837.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
123
(2,272)
140
(2,620)
109
(2,098)
149
(2,864)
34
(664.6)
132
(2,511)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(58.6)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.1)
City-Data.com crime index259.1293.3202.7276.8110.4273.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Carmi, IL

Crime rate in Carmi detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Illinois average:

2.67
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Ancestries: American (27.3%), German (27.1%), English (9.3%), Irish (7.9%), Polish (2.6%), European (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/22/1873

Elevation: 383 feet

Land area: 2.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,941 people per square mile   (low).

Carmi, Illinois map

89 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,181 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $956 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (34.5 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (118.5 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (260.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Crossville, IL (2.7 miles ),
Maunie, IL (2.7 miles),
Phillipstown, IL (3.0 miles),
Enfield, IL (3.1 miles ),
Norris City, IL (3.4 miles ),
Springerton, IL (3.5 miles),
Burnt Prairie, IL (3.5 miles),
New Haven, IL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 38.09 N, Longitude: 88.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,031 (+21.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,201 (60.3%)

Area code: 618

Distribution of median household income in Carmi, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Carmi, IL in 2019
Carmi satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $194,700
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Carmi, IL
Historical housing units in Carmi, IL
Most common industries in Carmi, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.6%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Carmi, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Carmi, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Carmi, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.4. This is about average.

City:

70.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Carmi-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Carmi city center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/7/1989, a category F4 tornado 34.3 miles away from the city center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carmi-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 237% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from Carmi center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from Carmi center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 22.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from Carmi center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:17, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 9.6 mi) earthquake occurred 30.3 miles away from Carmi center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in White County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carmi topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Carmi:

  • CORNERSTONE HEALTHCARE OF IL (400 PLUM STREET)
  • PHOENIX REHABILITATION AND NURSING CARE (615 WEST WEBB STREET)
  • WABASH CHRISTIAN RETIREMENT (216 COLLEGE BOULEVARD)

Airports located in Carmi:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carmi:

  • University of Southern Indiana (about 29 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,532)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 32 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • University of Evansville (about 36 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Rend Lake College (about 41 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Vincennes University (about 55 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • John A Logan College (about 56 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 62 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)

Public high schools in Carmi:

Public elementary/middle schools in Carmi:

See full list of schools located in Carmi

Library in Carmi:

  • CARMI PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $95,109; Location: 103 SLOCUMB STREET; 27,913 books; 764 audio materials; 11 video materials; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Carmi: Carmi City Hall (A), White County Courthouse (B), Carmi Fire Department (C), Carmi Public Library (D), White County Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carmi include: Church of God (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Emmanuel United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), First Pentecostal Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Full Gospel Deliverance Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Young Cemetery (1), The Old Graveyard (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Griffith Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Carmi include: Bradshaw Park (1), Eckerle Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Carmi Motel (1008 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Frederick J. Karch - Marine Corps general.

White County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Carmi and their reported violations in the past:

BROWNSVILLE (Population served: 780, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-02-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Carmi that have no violations reported:

  • CARMI (Address: 225 E. MAIN ST. , Population served: 6,407, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
168 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
72 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Carmi in 2000:

  • 136 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 60 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Carmi (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Carmi: West Carmi Branch at 1200 West Main Street, branch established on 1990/04/14; The First National Bank Of Carmi at 201 East Main Street, branch established on 1893/12/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $355.8 mil, Deposits: $320.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • Old National Bank: Drive-In Facility at 215 East Main Street, branch established on 1974/05/01; 116 West Main Street Branch at 116 West Main Street, branch established on 1900/05/04. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • Banterra Bank: Carmi Branch at 1310 West Main Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $1,103.3 mil, Deposits: $959.2 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Banterra Corp
  • Peoples National Bank , N.A.: Carmi Branch at 180 Commerce Street, branch established on 2010/12/01. Info updated 2006/12/14: Bank assets: $883.7 mil, Deposits: $803.4 mil, headquarters in Mount Vernon, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Market Street Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Carmi:

Marital status in Carmi, IL
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

For population 25 years and over in Carmi:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Carmi
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Carmi, IL (based on White County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,25533
Mainline Protestant1,38617
Catholic9602
Other822
None6,982-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
White County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
White County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
White County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
White County:

26.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
White County:

9.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.2%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Carmi:

28.3
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.9%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Carmi:

9.6%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Carmi:

35.0%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Carmi:

53.7%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.5%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carmi, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$42,742$56,9890$0
Electric Power 8$33,715$50,5731$1,170
Water Supply 7$30,427$52,1610$0
Streets and Highways 5$21,441$51,4580$0
Sewerage 4$19,749$59,2470$0
Parks and Recreation 4$25,216$75,6483$4,187
Local Libraries 3$6,971$27,8840$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,318$25,9088$360
Police - Other 1$3,366$40,3920$0
Financial Administration 1$3,211$38,5320$0
Firefighters 0$0 26$16,930
Totals for Government 44$191,155$52,13338$22,647

Carmi government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,228,000 ($1294.53)
    Water Utilities: $1,448,000 ($300.98)
    Police Protection: $1,202,000 ($249.84)
    Central Staff Services: $1,034,000 ($214.92)
    General - Other: $963,000 ($200.17)
    Regular Highways: $873,000 ($181.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $520,000 ($108.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $253,000 ($52.59)
    Libraries: $111,000 ($23.07)
    Air Transportation: $45,000 ($9.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($7.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $191,000 ($39.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $280,000 ($58.20)
    General - Other: $227,000 ($47.18)
    Water Utilities: $172,000 ($35.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $162,000 ($33.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $60,000 ($12.47)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($8.11)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($5.82)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($2.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,505,000 ($728.54)

Carmi government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $666,000 ($138.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($11.43)
    Other: $16,000 ($3.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $65,000 ($13.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $121,000 ($25.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($6.86)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($5.61)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,890,000 ($1432.13)
    Water Utilities: $1,374,000 ($285.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,265,000 ($470.80)
    Highways: $148,000 ($30.76)
    Other: $10,000 ($2.08)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $408,000 ($84.81)
    Property: $399,000 ($82.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($6.24)
    Other License: $11,000 ($2.29)

Carmi government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,145,000 ($861.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,940,000 ($818.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000 ($42.61)

Carmi government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,018,000 ($627.31)

4.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hamilton County, IL  0.62% ($40,235 average AGI)
from Edwards County, IL  0.42% ($28,000)
from Gallatin County, IL  0.40% ($37,227)
Businesses in Carmi, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1
Jones New York1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Carmi:

  • WROY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carmi:

  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBJW (91.7 FM; ALBION, IL; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES INC)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WYFX (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WFIW-FM (104.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIKY-FM (104.1 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WABX (107.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOKZ (105.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJLT (105.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)

TV broadcast stations around Carmi:

  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W23BV (Channel 23; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: BETHEL SANITARIUM)
Carmi fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Carmi fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 223ft / 68.3mTotal length
  • $4,743,000Total costs
  • 45,475Total average daily traffic
  • 5,265Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,635Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic
New bridges in Carmi, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Carmi, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carmi)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Carmi, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carmi)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Carmi)

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 35. The highest number of reported fires - 56 took place in 2017, and the least - 17 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Carmi, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.0%), and Outside Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Carmi, IL
    • 16439.0%Structure Fires
    • 13632.4%Outside Fires
    • 6415.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5613.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carmi, IL
Most common first names in Carmi, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William10475.8 years
John10376.4 years
Mary10280.9 years
James8572.9 years
Charles7674.5 years
Robert6474.0 years
George4976.7 years
Ruth3380.8 years
Raymond3175.3 years
Paul3174.4 years
Most common last names in Carmi, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5080.9 years
Smith4776.2 years
Brown4179.7 years
Winter2982.4 years
Martin2781.2 years
Renshaw2681.0 years
Miller2684.5 years
Pollard2573.0 years
Hughes2477.7 years
Barbre2474.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carmi, IL
  • 89.3%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carmi, IL
  • 64.5%Utility gas
  • 35.5%Electricity


Carmi compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Carmi on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David M. Camp (1)
  • John W. Stockhowe, Jr. (1)
  • Tracy R. Nelson (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.