Carnelian Bay is located in the county of Placer. It covers a total area of 3.4 sq. km. Businesses related to services and repair of appliances, supplies of boat equipments, supplies of clothing accessories, contracting in heating and ventilating, supplies of marine equipments, real estate consultancy, road side services, rental agencies in property, motor freight and trailer renting and leasing, contribute to the local economic development of the inhabitants of the city. Commercial spaces are utilized by campgrounds, parks, clubs and bridal shops, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.