Carmel, Indiana Population 2024

103,974

Carmel is a city located in Hamilton County Indiana. Carmel has a 2024 population of 103,974. Carmel is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 4.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 99,898 in 2020.

The average household income in Carmel is $181,667 with a poverty rate of 3.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carmel is 40.6 years, 40 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Carmel Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carmel was:

  • White: 78.77%
  • Asian: 11.34%
  • Two or more races: 5.06%
  • Black or African American: 3.53%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
49.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,119.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.08% (4,076)
The current population of Carmel, Indiana is 103,974 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 99,898.

Carmel, Indiana Population 2024

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Carmel Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White78,34078.77%
Asian11,27611.34%
Two or more races5,0305.06%
Black or African American3,5103.53%
Other race1,1301.14%
Native American840.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander830.08%
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carmel Population by Race

Carmel Population Pyramid 2024

Carmel Median Age

40.6

Total

40

Male

41.2

Female

Carmel Adults

There are 74,811 adults, (14,639 of whom are seniors) in Carmel.

Carmel Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Carmel Sex Ratio

Female51,83552.12%
Male47,61847.88%

Carmel Population by Age

Carmel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All37,8882.6174.625.4
Married24,3093.1889.210.8
Non Family10,3211.2450.149.9
Female2,6592.7340.559.5
Male5992.7155.444.6
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carmel Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carmel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carmel Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Carmel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$81,315

Average Earnings

$109,140

Average Male

$60,049

Average Female

Carmel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carmel Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carmel Language

84.57% of Carmel residents speak only English, while 15.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.02% of the population.

Carmel Language

Carmel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White75,9842,2582.97%
Black3,43156416.44%
Asian11,2744534.02%
Other1,12315213.54%
Multiple4,9631022.06%
Hispanic4,357751.72%
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3.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

3%

Male Poverty Rate

4.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carmel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carmel is Black, with 16.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carmel is Hispanic, with 1.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.7%.

Carmel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.22%
High School7.94%
Some College4.09%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%
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Carmel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed13.37%
Male Unemployed9.2%
Female Employed2.08%
Male Employed1.62%
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Carmel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carmel Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carmel Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Carmel Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carmel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Carmel Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carmel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,228

Number of Veterans

2,919

Male Veterans

309

Female Veterans

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Carmel Veterans by War

count

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Carmel Veterans by Age

count

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Carmel Veterans by Race

Carmel Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carmel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Carmel Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carmel Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carmel Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

50.64%

Born in Carmel

86.83%

Native Born

13.17%

Foreign Born

5.13%

Non Citizen

8.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.83% of Carmel residents were born in the United States, with 50.64% having been born in Indiana. 5.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Carmel Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029108,9991,0050.93%
2028107,9941,0050.94%
2027106,9891,0050.95%
2026105,9841,0050.96%
2025104,9791,0050.97%
2024103,9741,0050.98%
2023102,9691,0050.99%
2022101,9641,0051%
2021100,9591,0611.06%
202099,898-1,139-1.13%
2019101,0371,7891.8%
201899,2481,7521.8%
201797,4961,2731.32%
201696,2233,1583.39%
201593,0651,4511.58%
201491,6146270.69%
201390,9872,3962.7%
201288,5912,0702.39%
201186,5212,0122.38%
201084,50946,776123.97%
200037,73312,35348.67%
199025,3807,10838.9%
198018,27211,704178.2%
19706,5685,168369.14%
19601,40060075%
194080030060%
1900500
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Carmel Population by Year