Income/capita 82%
Household income 93%
Unemployment 49%
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Income per capita$54,178$26,117$29,829
Median household income$106,546$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$122,600$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,500$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$77,576$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$36,200$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level3.6%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Carmel is 82% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Carmel is 93% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Carmel is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Carmel is 76% lower than the national average

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      Carmel employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector18.8%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services8.4%7.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.8%11.4%
      Public administration2.3%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.7%
      Education, health & social services14.0%37.2%

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      North Crows Nest, IN50$226,250309.0%
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      Meridian Hills, IN1,762$141,563155.9%
      Zionsville, IN25,709$118,190113.6%
      Carmel, IN86,940$106,54692.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hawthorne, CA86,938$45,08918.5%
      Alafaya, FL86,868$63,73515.2%
      Suffolk, VA87,061$65,43518.3%
      Newport Beach, CA86,813$115,845109.4%
      Whittier, CA86,630$67,43121.9%
      Carmel, IN86,940$106,54692.6%
      Source: The Carmel, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).