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Carmichael, CA
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Carmichael profile

Living in Carmichael

Carmichael is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 79,793 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Carmichael is the 110th 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.

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: 14.29% 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.

Another interesting thing about Carmichael, despite not being a huge town, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

The population of Carmichael is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.16% of adults in Carmichael have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Carmichael in 2018 was $42,209, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $168,836 for a family of four. However, Carmichael contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Carmichael is an extremely 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 16.19% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carmichael include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

In addition, Carmichael has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.04%).

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