Carmel, IN

Population 91,065

Why all the buzz about Carmel? 

Carmel has been recognized by many national organizations and publications in recent years:

  • #1 Best Place to Live in America by Niche 2017

  • #1 Best Suburb to Live in America by Niche 2017

  • #1 Best Public Schools in Indiana by Niche 2017

  • Carmel voted #1 in American's Best Places to Live by Money magazine (2012)

  • CNBC voted Indianapolis/Carmel ”Best Cities to Relocate to in America

  • Ranked #1 City in America by 24/7 Wall Street in survey of ‘most livable’ for USA Today

Carmel has redesigned itself over the past 20 years with an eye to the future and creating a city people are proud to live and work in. Some of the city’s priorities:

Art & Music

·      Arts and Design District  Join in on the monthly art walk!  The 2nd Saturday of each month.

·      The Design Center  Cutting edge design options for your home.

·      The Center for the Performing Arts  The Palladium; outstanding acoustics and beautiful aesthetics for enjoying a concert, classical to country. Opened in 2011, 1600 seats, 151,000 SF. The Palladium is proud to have Michael Feinstein as it’s  Artistic Director. He is a  multi-platinum selling, five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer known for his commitment to   “The Great American Songbook".  The center also includes:  Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre is the largest of more than 70 Indiana community theaters and one of the ten largest of over 7,000 active community theaters in the United States. Civic also is considered to be the nation's longest continuously operating community theater. Founded in 1915, Booth Tarkington Civic Theater has been a vital part of the city's cultural landscape for nearly a century, providing quality live theatrical entertainment for a broad-based audience.  Actor’s Theatre of Indiana is  the City of Carmel’s Resident Professional Theatre Company,

·      Carmel Arts Council  Volunteer organization that promotes the arts.


5 Star Schools

·     The academic and sports accomplishments of Carmel Clay Public Schools are too numerous to name here but the 52 National Merit scholars in 2017and 2017 Girls Swimming and Diving State Champions (31st Consecutive State Championship)stand out!

·     Carmel High School is located on Main street directly across from the Carmel Clay Public Library.  One of the top ranked libraries in the state and recognized nationally for excellence.

Community Building

There are many opportunities in Carmel to meet and socialize with your neighbors.  Here are just a few:

·     The Monon Community Center has an indoor walking/jogging track, exercise area with the latest machines, indoor and outdoor waterparks, rooms for community meetings, group exercise classes, outside trails, picnic areas & a brand new water playground.

·     Every Wednesday evening during the Summer, there are free concerts at the Gazebo.

·     There are concerts on Main Street several times a Summer, Late Night on Main.

·     2017 debuted the new The Ice at Center Green and Christkindlmarkt.

·     The Monon Trail is used year-round by walkers, bicyclists, & skaters.

·     The Carmel Farmers Market is held every Saturday year-round.

·     Festivals: CarmelFest, The International Arts Festival, Artomobilia, & Porchfest

·     Carmel is a big bicycling community.  There are bike shares sites in numerous places if you don’t have your own bike. Ride the Monon Trail or any of the other trails that will take you through neighborhoods, south to Indianapolis, north to Arcadia.


We would be remiss if we didn’t talk about the Roundabouts!

Since the late 90’s, Carmel has replaced over 115 intersections with Roundabouts.  We are the Roundabout capital of the USA!  Why?  They improve traffic flow, benefit the environment and reduce serious accidents.  There is a store on Main street, All Things Carmel that sells all sorts of things that promote the city, including mugs and t-shirts proclaiming “Carmel, America’s coolest city in a roundabout way!”



Carmel has the lowest tax rates in Hamilton County and 4th lowest in the state.

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