Carmel Valley

The Mood: Relaxed country club living meets upscale food and wine. Located inland from Carmel, Carmel Valley is a tranquil and expansive region known for serene charm and pastoral landscapes. A short drive from Carmel, rolling hills, vineyards, and meandering rivers are main features, create a serene ambiance that contrasts with the nearby coastal towns.

Carmel Valley is celebrated for its wine country, numerous vineyards and wineries dot the landscape. The region’s microclimates contribute to the production of superb vintages of both estate reds and whites, a destination for wine enthusiasts seeking a taste of local food and wine amid the stunning backdrop of the Santa Lucia Mountains.


Carmel Valley village radiates a laid back, friendly atmosphere, with boutiques, art galleries, and gourmet restaurants. Tasting rooms showcase the region's renowned wines, local food and artisanal products. Gorgeous inns and spas provide opportunities to relax in a country setting.


Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the access to hiking and biking trails that wind through the valley, providing opportunities to soak in the natural beauty and enjoy panoramic views of the Santa Lucia mountains. The Carmel River, meanders through the valley, adding to the picturesque setting, creating a peaceful retreat away from the bustling coastal areas.

Equestrians will find this a perfect area to raise and train horses, for trail or show. gentle slopes and generous areas to accommodate a barn or arena are to be found in this area.

Carmel Valley's blend of rural tranquility, culinary delights, and outdoor recreation makes it a hidden gem for those seeking a serene escape with a touch of sophistication.

Overview for Carmel Valley, CA

4,400 people live in Carmel Valley, where the median age is 58.6 and the average individual income is $76,644. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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58.6 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Carmel Valley, CA

Carmel Valley has 1,830 households, with an average household size of 2.39. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Carmel Valley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,400 people call Carmel Valley home. The population density is 231.78 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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44.73 / 55.27%

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Schools in Carmel Valley, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Carmel Valley. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Tularcitos Elementary
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