Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

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2022 Population
3,239
1.73% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
65
2.2% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
0.71%
38.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$126,406
25.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$1.76M
14.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA had a population of 3.24k people with a median age of 65 and a median household income of $126,406. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA declined from 3,296 to 3,239, a −1.73% decrease and its median household income grew from $100,365 to $126,406, a 25.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.14%), Other (Hispanic) (2.07%), White (Hispanic) (1.73%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.864%).

None of the households in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.6% of the residents in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA was $1.76M, and the homeownership rate was 57%.

Most people in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA is home to a population of 3.24k people, from which 93.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.5% of Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA residents were born outside of the country (404 people).

In 2022, there were 14.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.87k people) in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 199 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 67 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.6%
2022 Citizenship
91.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.6% of Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA was 91.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.87k ± 166
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    199 ± 138
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    67 ± 98
4.75%
Hispanic Population
154 people

In 2022, there were 14.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.87k people) in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 199 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 67 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.75% of the people in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA are hispanic (154 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
404 people
12.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
402 people

As of 2022, 12.5% of Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA residents (404 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA was 12.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    173 ± 149
  2. Vietnam
    108 ± 77
  3. Korea
    20 ± 34

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA employs 1.56k people. The largest industries in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA are Retail Trade (375 people), Educational Services (236 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (150 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($250,001), Information ($150,486), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($142,422).

Occupations

1.56k
2022 Value
± 374
−4.52%
1 Year decline
± 36.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA declined at a rate of −4.52%, from 1.64k employees to 1.56k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations (322 people), Sales & Related Occupations (279 people), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (218 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.56k
2022 Value
± 374
−4.52%
1 Year decline
± 36.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA declined at a rate of −4.52%, from 1.64k employees to 1.56k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, are Retail Trade (375 people), Educational Services (236 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (150 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, though some of these residents may live in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$102,235
Median earning men ± $55,361
$55,410
Median earning women ± $15,483

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($217,583), Information ($152,083), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($101,881).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($82,750), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,155), and Retail Trade ($49,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA was $1.76M in 2022, which is 6.26 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $1.54M to $1.76M, a 14.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA is 57%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA have an average commute time of 13.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA is $126,406. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA was Census Tract 117 with a value of $153,561, followed by Census Tract 118.01 and Census Tract 118.02, with respective values of $138,276 and $111,696.

Property

$1.76M
Median Property Value 2022
±$277,229
$905
Median Property Taxes
±$248

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

57%
Homeownership
2022
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57% of the housing units in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 117
  2. Census Tract 118.01
  3. Census Tract 118.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA was Census Tract 117 with a value of $153,561, followed by Census Tract 118.01 and Census Tract 118.02, with respective values of $138,276 and $111,696.

The following map shows all of the places in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$126,406
Median Household Income
± $42,098
1.59k
Number of Households
± 316

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.59k households in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA grew to $126,406 from the previous year's value of $100,365.

The following chart displays the households in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (46.1%)
  2. Carpooled (27.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (18.3%)

In 2022, 46.1% of workers in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (27.5%) and those who worked at home (18.3%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

13.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA have a shorter commute time (13.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

0.71% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA (23 out of 3.24k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

100% of the population of Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA has health coverage, with 45.6% on employee plans, 1.88% on Medicaid, 44.8% on Medicare, 7.13% on non-group plans, and 0.618% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Monterey County, CA see 1528 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.9% decrease from the previous year (1590 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1413 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 240 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,528 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Monterey County, CA

Primary care physicians in Monterey County, CA see an average of 1,528 patients per year. This represents a 3.9% decrease from the previous year (1,590 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Monterey County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 9.51% under 18 years, 8.37% between 18 and 34 years, 32.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 50% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.2% were men and 54.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

0%
Uninsured
45.6%
Employer Coverage
1.88%
Medicaid
44.8%
Medicare
7.13%
Non-Group
0.618%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA stayed by NaNN% from 0% to 0%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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