Carmel, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 33,006. Estimated population in July 2005: 34,711 (+5.2% change)
Males: 16,363 (49.6%), Females: 16,643 (50.4%)

Putnam County

Zip code: 10512

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $77,406 (year 2000)
Median house value: $230,800 (year 2000)

Races in Carmel:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.7%)
  • Hispanic (5.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Black (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (35.3%), Irish (25.0%), German (15.5%), Polish (5.5%), English (5.0%), United States (3.7%).

Population

For population 25 years and over in Carmel

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 32.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carmel town

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

10.0% Foreign born (6.4% Europe, 2.1% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Carmel:

  • PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER (STONELEIGH AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Carmel:

  • FOUR WINDS (about 12 miles; KATONAH, NY)
  • DANBURY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; DANBURY, CT)
  • NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; MOUNT KISCO, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carmel:

  • DANBURY MUNI (about 16 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 20 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 25 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carmel:

  • STORMVILLE (about 10 miles; STORMVILLE, NY; ID: N69)
  • CANDLELIGHT (about 19 miles; NEW MILFORD, CT; ID: 6Y2)
  • CANDLELIGHT FARMS (about 19 miles; NEW MILFORD, CT; ID: 11N)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carmel:

  • WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; DANBURY, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,297)
  • UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY (about 21 miles; WEST POINT, NY; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 22 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • VASSAR COLLEGE (about 24 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT (about 24 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • SUNY WESTCHESTER COMMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; VALHALLA, NY; FT enrollment: 6,730)
  • MARIST COLLEGE (about 25 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; FT enrollment: 4,646)

Schools

Public high school in Carmel:

  • CARMEL SHS (Students: 1,550; Location: 30 FAIR ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Carmel:

  • GEORGE FISCHER MS (Students: 1,584; Location: 281 FAIR ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • KENT ES (Students: 571; Location: 1091 RT 52; Grades: 02 – 04)
  • KENT PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 1065 RT 52; Grades: KG – 02)
Private primary/middle school in Carmel:

  • ST JAMES THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 379; Location: 12 GLENEIDA AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Libraries in Carmel:

  • KENT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $295,126; Location: 264 ROUTE 52; 36,343 books; 634 audio materials; 817 video materials; 70 serial subscriptions)
  • LITERARY UNION LIBRARY OF CARMEL (Operating income: $177,475; Location: 1733 ROUTE 6; 21,870 books; 718 audio materials; 682 video materials; 75 serial subscriptions)