For population 25 years and over in Carmi:
For population 15 years and over in Carmi city:
80 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $872 (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: +360 (+6.7%)
Area code: 618
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Carmi detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -328 (-5.7%).
Work and jobs in Carmi: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Carmi, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Carmi-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 137% 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 33% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.3 miles away from Carmi 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 the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from Carmi center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 35.1 miles away from the city 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 (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Frederick J. Karch - Marine Corps general.
Airports located in Carmi:
Local government website: www.cityofcarmi.com/community/gov.htm
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carmi:
Public high schools in Carmi:
See full list of schools located in Carmi, School District: CARMI-WHITE COUNTY COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 5
Public elementary/middle schools in Carmi:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Carmi and their reported violations in the past:CARMI (Address: 225 EAST MAIN , Population served: 13476, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:BROWNSVILLE (Population served: 395, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.0%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.7% for other race residents, 18.2% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
72 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Carmi in 2000:
Carmi compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Carmi (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Carmi (based on White County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.42%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carmi government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,167 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,434 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Carmi fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $4,687,000
Total average daily traffic: 25,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,212
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 25,701
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carmi)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 29 (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: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (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: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carmi)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Carmi)
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.