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Carlisle, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Carlisle had a population of 1,986 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Carlisle is located at latitude 38.312 and longitude -84.0274 in Nicholas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carlisle encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nicholas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

The City of Carlisle (GNIS ID: 2403995) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Carlisle is located within Carlisle Division of Nicholas County.

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Carlisle, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,986
Population in Households 1,946
Population in Familes 1,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 1,496
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $33,014
Average Household Income $41,400
Per Capita Income $17,423


Total Housing Units 1,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 567 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $94,266
Average Home Value $111,400


Total Households 879
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 571
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.15% -0.02%
Households -0.18% -0.02%
Families 0.54% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

Carlisle, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carlisle to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 166 69th
Population Density # 159 71st
Diversity Index # 389 29th
Median Household Income # 419 23rd
Per Capita Income # 479 11th

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