Carmel, New York

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Carmel, New York

Introduction to Carmel, New York

Carmel is located in the New York metropolitan area. The town has a population of 33,006.

Carmel History

George Hughson, the earliest European settler in this area, arrived in 1740. Carmel was originally founded as the Town of Kent in 1795. It was declared a county seat in 1812. The Carmel County Courthouse was constructed in 1814, while the Carmel High School was built in 1929.

Carmel and nearby Attractions

  • Putnam County Park
  • Reed Memorial Library
  • The Sedgewood Club
  • Clarence Fahnestock State Park
  • Putnam County Veteran Memorial Park
  • Mahopac Golf Club

Things To Do In Carmel

The Centennial Golf Club, a 27-hole championship golf course, occupies an area of 340 acres and provides memorable playing opportunities to golfers. Lake Gleneida is also a popular tourist spot. It is spread over 168 acres and was formed by ice age glaciers. The Putnam County Park has a lake, camp grounds and hiking trails.

Carmel Transportation

Air transportation facilities are available at Stewart International Airport.

Carmel Higher Education

United States Military Academy, Pace University, Western Connecticut State University, and SUNY Westchester Commmunity College provide facilities for higher education.

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Carmel Almanac

Category Value
County Putnam
Standard Zip Codes 10512
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.44
Longitude -73.67

Carmel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
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Carmel Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 33,006 100%
Male 16,363 49.6%
Female 16,643 50.4%
Under 18 8,997 27.3%
18+ 24,009 72.7%
65+ 3,139 9.5%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 3.37
White 31,223 94.6%
African-American 362 1.1%
Asian 391 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 42 0.1%
Other 482 1.5%
Mixed Race 503 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,955 5.9%

Estimated Carmel Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 34,711
Growth 1,705
Growth % 5.2%

Carmel Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 35.5%
Irish 20.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
German 9.1%
US/American 4.3%
Polish 3.5%
English 2.8%
Russian 2.1%
Portuguese 1.2%
Greek 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Scottish 0.9%
Slovak 0.8%
Swedish 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Dutch 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
European 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Jordanian 0.2%
Albanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Carmel 33,006 $86,032
Brewster 2,162 $48,393
Lake Carmel 8,663 $76,514
Lincolndale 2,018 $96,290
Mahopac 8,478 $78,091
Shenorock 1,887 $79,534
Somers 18,346 $103,950

Carmel Public Libraries

Literary Union Library Of Carmel
1733 ROUTE 6
Carmel, New York
(845) 225-2439
Library Web Site
Kent Public Library
264 ROUTE 52
Carmel, New York
(845) 225-8585
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