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Lake Carmel is in Putnam County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Lake Carmel is 41.461N. The longitude is -73.671W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,663.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake Carmel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Putnam County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12531 ZIP code.
11% of Lake Carmel residents report German ancestry, and 27% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Carmel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Carmel was $27,253, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Lake Carmel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lake Carmel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $824. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,530.
Putnam County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Carmel political report.
The average commute time for Lake Carmel workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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