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.

Carmichael is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Carmichael is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carmichael who work in office and administrative support (14.17%), sales jobs (11.67%), and management occupations (10.43%).

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.

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.

In terms of college education, Carmichael is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.71% of adults in Carmichael have a college degree.

The per capita income in Carmichael in 2010 was $35,914, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,656 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 Black or African-American. Carmichael also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.16% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carmichael include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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