Carmichael, CA

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Living in Carmichael

Carmichael is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 64,197 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Carmichael is the 136th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Carmichael are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Carmichael is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carmichael is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carmichael who work in office and administrative support (13.06%), sales jobs (11.42%), and management occupations (10.19%).

Also of interest is that Carmichael has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.32% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

One thing that you will notice about Carmichael is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Carmichael a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

The education level of Carmichael citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.50% of adults in Carmichael have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Carmichael in 2018 was $38,590, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $154,360 for a family of four. However, Carmichael contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Carmichael is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Carmichael home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carmichael residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Carmichael also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.21% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carmichael include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Carmichael is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.