Lake Carmel, NY Profile: Facts & Data


Lake Carmel Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Lake Carmel Content

Also See: Lake Carmel, NY ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Lake Carmel, New York - Basic Facts

The Lake Carmel Census Designated Place had a population of 8,285 as of July 1, 2018. Lake Carmel ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Carmel is located at latitude 41.4615 and longitude -73.671 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Carmel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 801 feet.

The Lake Carmel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390014) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lake Carmel Census Designated Place is located within Town of Kent, a minor civil division (MCD) of Putnam County.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Lake Carmel 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Lake Carmel (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. New York Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. New York Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Research a New York Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2018, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Lake Carmel, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,285
Population in Households 8,272
Population in Familes 7,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 1,605
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $91,471
Average Household Income $104,759
Per Capita Income $38,400


Total Housing Units 3,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,422 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 611 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $297,458
Average Home Value $324,391


Total Households 3,033
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 2,287
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% 0.07%
Households -0.02% 0.05%
Families -0.14% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Lake Carmel, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Carmel to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 225 81st
Population Density # 514 57th
Diversity Index # 237 80th
Median Household Income # 327 73rd
Per Capita Income # 435 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

New York Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare New York July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: