Mount Carmel is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,294 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mount Carmel is the 113th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mount Carmel is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Carmel is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Carmel who work in office and administrative support (12.29%), sales jobs (11.88%), and healthcare (11.43%).
Also of interest is that Mount Carmel has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Overall, Mount Carmel’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Being a small town, Mount Carmel does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Mount Carmel is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.38% of adults 25 and older in Mount Carmel have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mount Carmel in 2018 was $29,769, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,076 for a family of four. However, Mount Carmel contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mount Carmel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Carmel residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mount Carmel include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Mount Carmel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.