Carmel Valley is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 6,252 people and just one neighborhood, Carmel Valley is the 488th largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
Carmel Valley home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Carmel Valley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Carmel Valley is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Carmel Valley is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carmel Valley who work in office and administrative support (14.09%), sales jobs (12.49%) and management occupations (11.10%).
Of important note, Carmel Valley is also a town of artists. Carmel Valley has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Carmel Valley’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Carmel Valley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.37% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Carmel Valley is worth considering.
Being a small town, Carmel Valley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.