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Carmel is a city in Hamilton County, in the Indianapolis metro area.
The community was named for the biblical mountain
The latitude of Carmel is 39.978N. The longitude is -86.118W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 853 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 43,083.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Carmel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hamilton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Indianapolis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46280 ZIP code.
25% of Carmel residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $38,906, compared with $21,587 nationally.
58% of Carmel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Carmel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $658. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,571.
Libraries in Carmel include Carmel Clay Public Library ... View libraries
Hamilton 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 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Carmel between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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