Homes for Sale in Carmel, IN

Carmel

Welcome to Carmel

Where Luxury Living Meets Family Fun
 
Just north of Indianapolis, Carmel is a suburb with a blend of luxury living, family-friendly amenities, and a thriving cultural scene. This area is renowned for its beautifully designed neighborhoods, extensive trails and green spaces, and a strong sense of community. Carmel is a hub for innovation and style, reflecting a community that values both tradition and forward-thinking. The local architecture, from charming homes to modern commercial buildings, mirrors this blend of old and new. With top-notch services, excellent city planning, and a welcoming atmosphere, it's no wonder that Carmel is consistently ranked among the top places to live in the United States.
 

What to Love

  • Vibrant Culinary Scene: Many dining options include local favorites like Cafe Patachou and Charleston's.
  • Community and Recreation: Family-oriented with outstanding community events and facilities.
  • Cultural Festivities: Annual events like the Carmel Christkindlmarkt bring the community together

Local Lifestyle

Carmel’s residents take pride in their high standard of living, enjoying both the tranquility of suburban life and the excitement of upscale amenities. Families thrive in Carmel, thanks to its excellent schools, numerous parks, and a calendar packed with community events. The suburb also fosters a robust business environment with a bustling downtown area that encourages local enterprises. Overall, the lifestyle in Carmel is characterized by a harmonious balance between work and play, making it an ideal place for both young professionals and families. Whether you're enjoying a leisurely stroll through its bustling downtown or participating in one of the many community events, Carmel offers a sophisticated yet relaxed lifestyle that's hard to match.

Dining & Shopping

Dining in Carmel is a treat for the senses, with various restaurants catering to every taste and occasion. Cafe Patachou serves up a renowned breakfast and brunch menu that locals swear by, while Bazbeaux is the go-to for gourmet pizzas in a cozy setting. For those in the mood for Southern cuisine, Charleston's offers hearty dishes in a warm, inviting atmosphere. Meanwhile, Juniper on Main specializes in unique Southern fare, providing a culinary nod to the South Carolina Lowcountry.

Shopping in Carmel is just as delightful, with a range of boutiques and shops that offer everything from high-end fashion to unique local crafts. The city's commitment to supporting local businesses is evident in its bustling downtown area, which combines historic charm with modern convenience. Whether you're looking for the latest fashion, unique gifts, or fine art, Carmel’s shopping districts provide a pleasant and upscale retail experience.
 

Entertainment & Things to Do

For entertainment and leisure, Carmel does not disappoint. Midtown Plaza is a favorite local spot for socializing and entertainment, featuring everything from live music events to outdoor fitness classes. It’s a perfect place for both relaxation and entertainment, providing year-round activities for all ages. The city's outdoor attractions, like Founders Park and the Waterpark, offer fantastic recreational opportunities for families and outdoor enthusiasts. Founders Park, known for its spacious areas and well-kept facilities, and the Waterpark, a summer favorite for its exciting water features, both add to the quality of life in Carmel by providing excellent venues for fun and relaxation.

Schools

Education in Carmel is among the best in the state, with institutions like Carmel High School, Creekside Middle School, and West Clay Elementary–all of which are renowned for their academic excellence. These schools are well-equipped with modern facilities and offer a wide range of programs to support student development in both academics and extracurricular activities. The commitment to education in Carmel is evident in the community's investment in its schools and the emphasis on creating supportive learning environments.
 

Demographics and Employment Data for Carmel, IN

Carmel 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 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 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

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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

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75+ Years

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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37,229

Total Households

2.62

Average Household Size

$64,078

Average individual Income

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Schools in Carmel, IN

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The following schools are within or nearby Carmel. 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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