According to the 2005 municipal census, the most common type of dwelling in the neighbourhood is the single-family dwelling. These account for roughly nine out of ten (88%) of all residences in the neighbourhood. The remaining one out of ten (12%) or residences are duplexes. Virtually all (97%) the residences are owner-occupied.
The neighbourhood is bounded on the west by 142 Street, on the north by 167 Avenue, and on the south by 153 Avenue. The boundary on the east is half a block west of 134 Street.
In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Carlton had a population of 7003273700000000000♠2,737 living in 7003138600000000000♠1,386 dwellings, a 29.3% change from its 2009 population of 7003211700000000000♠2,117. With a land area of 1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 7003228080000000000♠2,280.8 people/km2 in 2012.