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Population in 2012: 85 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.8%
 

Males: 33  (39.8%)
Females: 52  (60.2%)

Median resident age:  35.0 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 47012

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,502 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Mount Carmel:

$21,502
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,885

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,688 (it was $56,000 in 2000)
Mount Carmel:

$54,688
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,478; Detached houses: $100,587; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $97,404; Mobile homes: $13,506

Median gross rent in 2012: $726.

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  • White alone - 84 (97.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (2.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Carmel: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (34.2%), United States (26.0%), German (10.3%), Scottish (5.5%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.04 square miles.

Population density: 2,026 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mount Carmel:

  • High school or higher: 64.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Carmel town:

  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.0%)

Mount Carmel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hamilton, OH (16.6 miles , pop. 60,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (27.4 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (223.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Scipio, IN (1.8 miles) , Cedar Grove, IN (2.2 miles) , New Trenton, IN (2.6 miles ), Brookville, IN (2.7 miles ), St. Leon, IN (3.1 miles ), Oxford, OH (3.1 miles ), West Harrison, IN (3.2 miles ), Harrison, OH (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.41 N, Longitude: 84.88 W

Mount Carmel household income distribution Mount Carmel home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-8.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (52%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (24%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Customer service representatives (14%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)


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Tornado activity:

Mount Carmel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Mount Carmel town center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the town center injured 37 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Carmel-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from Mount Carmel center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Mount Carmel center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Carmel:

  • BROOKVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BROOKVILLE, IN)
  • ELSIE DREYER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BROOKVILLE, IN)
  • KNOLLS OF OXFORD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OXFORD, OH)

Amtrak station near Mount Carmel:

  • 17 miles: HAMILTON (M. L. KING BLVD AT HENRY ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Carmel:

  • Miami University-Oxford (about 11 miles; Oxford, OH; Full-time enrollment: 15,487)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 17 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,477)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 26 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 4,065)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 27 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 23,808)
  • Xavier University (about 28 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College (about 29 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 35 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 10,543)

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Notable location: Drewersburg Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 42.8. This is worse than average.
City:

42.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.1
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.5%

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mount Carmel, IN

Mount Carmel compared to Indiana state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mount Carmel travel time to work - commute


Mount Carmel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Carmel town (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.67%
Here50.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents48.2%18.9%18.1%8.3%6.4%
Congregations17.9%20.5%20.5%25.6%15.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Franklin County:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Franklin County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Franklin County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

28.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$43
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$26
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$306
Totals for Government 0$0 6$375


5.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,194 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Indiana average:

6.54%

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:
from Hamilton County, OH  0.89% ($44,532 average AGI)
from Ripley County, IN  0.61% ($40,241)
from Butler County, OH  0.48% ($34,977)


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,041 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Indiana average:

6.56%

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:
to Ripley County, IN  0.79% ($31,814 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  0.71% ($31,317)
to Fayette County, IN  0.59% ($26,528)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Carmel:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Carmel:

  • WOXY (97.7 FM; OXFORD, OH; Owner: BALOGH BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMUB (88.5 FM; OXFORD, OH; Owner: THE PRES.& TRUSTEES OF MIAMI UNIV.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WNLT (104.3 FM; HARRISON, OH; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYC (90.1 FM; DELHI HILLS, OH; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHSS (89.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: HAMILTON SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIFE (100.3 FM; CONNERSVILLE, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Carmel:

  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)

Mount Carmel fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2011 11:04 PM, Carolina Trace, Lat: 39.31523611, Lon: -84.82307778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 6.4 Km South Of Raymond Road (Lat: 39.431944 Lon: -84.845556), Type: 74.0, Overall height: 68.5 m
    Registrant: 4048104021, Cheeks@atlml1.Att.Com, 1200 PEACHTREE ST FLOC 16N06

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6000 Graf Rd (Lat: 39.345333 Lon: -84.921333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPKD468
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/1997, Expiration Date: 01/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2002, Certifier: Joel E Blasdel
    Registrant: Utc Service Corporation, 1140 Connecticut Ave Nw Ste 1110, Washington, DC 20036, Fax: (202) 331-7639

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Gibson Gen, Gibson Power Generating Sta S Side Of Sr 64 4 Mi Se Of (Lat: 38.371139 Lon: -87.766139), Type: Building, Structure height: 30.2 m, Overall height: 34.7 m, Call Sign: WSJ47
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2012, Expiration Date: 06/23/2022, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:


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