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Carmel is a township in Eaton County, in the Lansing metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Carmel. For links to other places called Carmel, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Carmel is 42.555N. The longitude is -84.901W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 902 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,626.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Carmel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Eaton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48813 ZIP code.
26% of Carmel residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carmel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carmel was $21,176, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Carmel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Carmel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $503. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $915.
Eaton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carmel political report.
The average commute time for Carmel workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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