Carmel, Indiana

Has emerged as one of the most coveted places to live, not just in Indiana, but in the United States.

Welcome to Carmel, Indiana

Carmel, Indiana is a fast-growing, economically-thriving suburban edge city on the North Side of Indianapolis. Home to about 86,000 residents (2013), the once sleepy suburban community has been transformed over the past 20 years by ambitious redevelopment projects that have led to the making of a vibrant city that is no longer simply a place to sleep at night.

The City of Carmel spans 47 square miles across Clay Township in Hamilton County. The City is bordered by the White River to the east; Michigan Road (U.S. 421) and the county line to the west; 96th Street to the south and 146th Street to the north. Known for its highly educated and affluent population, Carmel households have average median income levels of $107,505 and the median average price of a home is $293,600, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

With excellent schools, low taxes, safe neighborhoods, and ease of transportation, Carmel has emerged as one of the most coveted places to live, not just in Indiana, but in the United States. In 2012, CNN Money Magazine named Carmel the No. 1 place to live in America (for cities ranging from 50,000 to 300,000 in population.

 
 

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Overview for Carmel, Indiana, IN

98,137 people live in Carmel, Indiana, where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $64,078. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

98,137

Total Population

40.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$64,078

Average individual Income

Around Carmel, Indiana, IN

There's plenty to do around Carmel, Indiana, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

49
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
75
Very Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Loren’s Alcohol Free Beverages, Amazing Hazel's, and Your Tees.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.07 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.09 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.3 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.81 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.81 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.43 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Carmel, Indiana, IN

Carmel, Indiana has 37,229 households, with an average household size of 2.62. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Carmel, Indiana do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 98,137 people call Carmel, Indiana home. The population density is 1,999.28 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

98,137

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.3

Median Age

48.09 / 51.91%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
37,229

Total Households

2.62

Average Household Size

$64,078

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Carmel, Indiana, IN

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The following schools are within or nearby Carmel, Indiana. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Smoky Row Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Mohawk Trails Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Woodbrook Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Prairie Trace Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Clay Montessori School Of Main Street Carmel
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Options Charter School - Carmel
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Carmel Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Carmel Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Clay Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Primrose School At West Clay
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Clay Center Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
College Wood Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Towne Meadow Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Forest Dale Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Cherry Tree Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Our Lady Of Mt Carmel School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Indiana Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Carmel High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Creekside Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
West Clay Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
University High School Of Indiana
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available

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