Carmel Valley is located in the county of Monterey. It covers a total area of 50.0 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in architecture, automotive, construction, information technology, golf equipments, hotel, industrial and commercial machinery, insurance, real estate and logistics, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by campgrounds, wineries, thrift shops, youth organization centers, riding academics, road side services, recreation centers, parks, machine shops and hotel and discount stores, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.