Midwest upper middle class town
I moved to Carmel from France and I lived there for 20 years. I moved to Indianapolis recently (I miss Carmel).
I liked Carmel because it is clean, safe, pretty, it has a good infrastructure, it has a great public library. They renovated the little (tiny) downtown.
I am glad they built roundabouts like in Europe as they make the traffic flow much better. The problem is that a lot of people are missing the point: they stop even when there's no coming cars!
People drive here, they don't walk or bike (very few bikers). They have started adding bike lanes but many car drivers still don't respect bikers (they don't anywhere in Indiana).
It is an upper middle class town. Carmel high school students don't ride the bus, they drive (expensive cars). ~6000 students in the 1 high school. A lot of pressure is put on the students to achieve/perform and make the school look good. My children did not like the other kids' attitude for the most part (cliques). I found Read More