Carmet, California

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census-designated place
Carmet is located in California
Position in California.
Coordinates: 38°22′28″N 123°04′19″W / 38.37444°N 123.07194°W / 38.37444; -123.07194Coordinates: 38°22′28″N 123°04′19″W / 38.37444°N 123.07194°W / 38.37444; -123.07194
Country  United States
State  California
County Sonoma
 • Total 0.287 sq mi (0.742 km2)
 • Land 0.287 sq mi (0.742 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 180 ft (50 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 47
 • Density 160/sq mi (63/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2582964
"Carmet". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 

Carmet is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma County, California.[2] Carmet sits at an elevation of 180 feet (55 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Carmet's population was 47.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all of it land.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Carmet had a population of 47. The population density was 164.0 people per square mile (63.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.5% White, 2.1% Asian, and 6.4% from two or more races. 0.0% of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race.

The Census reported that 100% of the population lived in households.

There were 29 households, out of which 1 (3.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 11 (37.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 0 (0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 1 (3.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 3 (10.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 15 households (51.7%) were made up of individuals and 4 (13.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.62. There were 12 families (41.4% of all households); the average family size was 2.25.

The population was spread out with 2 people (4.3%) under the age of 18, 0 people (0%) aged 18 to 24, 6 people (12.8%) aged 25 to 44, 24 people (51.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 15 people (31.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 59.3 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.

There were 68 housing units at an average density of 237.2 per square mile (91.6/km²), of which 82.8% were owner-occupied and 17.2% were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 7.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 16.7%. 85.1% of the population lived in owner-occupied housing units and 14.9% lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Carmet, California
  3. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.

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