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Mount Carmel, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Mount Carmel Census Designated Place had a population of 219 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Carmel ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Carmel is located at latitude 34.0185 and longitude -82.5044 in McCormick County. The formal boundaries for the Mount Carmel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McCormick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.

The Mount Carmel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403309) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Mount Carmel Census Designated Place is located within Mount Carmel Division of McCormick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Carmel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Mount Carmel, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 219
Population in Households 214
Population in Familes 181
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 7.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $257,500
Average Home Value $254,545


Median Household Income $44,131
Average Household Income $61,886
Per Capita Income $31,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% -0.09%
Households 0.56% 0.23%
Families 2.41% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mount Carmel, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Carmel to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 342 14th
Population Density1 # 393 1st
Diversity Index2 # 264 34th
Median Household Income # 119 70th
Per Capita Income # 35 91st

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