Carmi is located in south Illinois. Carmi is part of White County. Carmi has 2.50 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Carmi population is 5,307, which has shrunk 2.12% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Carmi median household income is $37,253 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 45.14% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Carmi median house value is $71,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 61.09% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Carmi is close to the state average in quality. The Carmi area code is 618.