Perfect weather, beautiful scenery, and country living (or country club). A perfect place for those seeking natural beauty and an exceptional climate.

Welcome to Carmel-By-the-Sea

Among the rolling hills and grapevines of Carmel Valley, California, you'll find tucked-away hotels, inns and lodges perfect for a wine country vacation. Play on championship Carmel Valley golf courses, dine at award-winning Carmel Valley restaurants, and experience the rugged hiking and horseback riding that makes Carmel Valley a favorite destination for the outdoors enthusiast. And it's all just a short, stunning drive from Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Carmel Valley Real Estate & Wine County Vineyards

Carmel Valley is the perfect place for a California wine country vacation. Many tasting rooms are clustered in Carmel Valley Village, only a short stroll from several inns and lodges. If you prefer to stay at the winery, the prestigious Bernardus Lodge is located among the vineyards of Bernardus Winery. Hit the links and spend time at a highly rated, award-winning golf resort that are themselves a destination. Carmel Valley real estate is located in California wine country. Contact the Carmel Valley real estate agents & realtors at The Oldham Group to find houses, vineyards & homes for sale in Carmel Valley.

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Overview for Carmel-By-the-Sea, CA

48,576 people live in Carmel-By-the-Sea, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $79,634. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

41 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Carmel-By-the-Sea, CA

Carmel-By-the-Sea has 17,764 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Carmel-By-the-Sea do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 48,576 people call Carmel-By-the-Sea home. The population density is 6,806.232 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.91 / 51.09%

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Around Carmel-By-the-Sea, CA

There's plenty to do around Carmel-By-the-Sea, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Good Boy Fudge Company, UPRISE Fitness, and Aesthetic Athletes.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.37 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.54 miles 39 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.26 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.06 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.68 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.57 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars