Carlisle, Kentucky Population 2024

2,158

Carlisle is a city located in Nicholas County Kentucky. Carlisle has a 2024 population of 2,158. It is also the county seat of Nicholas County.Carlisle is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 3.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,093 in 2020.

The average household income in Carlisle is $63,624 with a poverty rate of 17.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carlisle is 42.9 years, 38.7 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

Carlisle Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carlisle was:

  • White: 93.49%
  • Two or more races: 4.42%
  • Black or African American: 2.09%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,625.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.11% (65)
The current population of Carlisle, Kentucky is 2,158 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,093.

Carlisle, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,45693.49%
Two or more races1164.42%
Black or African American552.09%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Carlisle Population by Race

Carlisle Population Pyramid 2024

Carlisle Median Age

42.9

Total

38.7

Male

47.2

Female

Carlisle Adults

There are 2,115 adults, (498 of whom are seniors) in Carlisle.

Carlisle Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Carlisle Sex Ratio

Female1,32350.36%
Male1,30449.64%

Carlisle Population by Age

Carlisle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0142.4957.242.8
Non Family4051.334.665.4
Married3672.9579.820.2
Female1544.0153.946.1
Male883.3472.727.3
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carlisle Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carlisle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carlisle Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.07%.

Carlisle Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,544

Average Earnings

$53,583

Average Male

$25,391

Average Female

Carlisle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carlisle Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carlisle Language

99.88% of Carlisle residents speak only English, while 0.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.12% of the population.

Carlisle Language

Carlisle Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,35742918.2%
Black481837.5%
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17.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.34%

Male Poverty Rate

19.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carlisle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carlisle is Black, with 37.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carlisle is White, with 18.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.97%.

Carlisle Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.71%
High School20.18%
Some College14.69%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%
showing: 4 rows

Carlisle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.6%
Male Employed3.7%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Carlisle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carlisle Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carlisle Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Carlisle Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carlisle Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Carlisle Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carlisle Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

114

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Carlisle Veterans by War

count

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Carlisle Veterans by Age

count

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Carlisle Veterans by Race

Carlisle Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carlisle Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Carlisle Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carlisle Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carlisle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.21%

Born in Carlisle

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.51% of Carlisle residents were born in the United States, with 91.21% having been born in Kentucky. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Carlisle Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,18350.23%
20282,17850.23%
20272,17350.23%
20262,16850.23%
20252,16350.23%
20242,15850.23%
20232,15350.23%
20222,14850.23%
20212,143502.39%
20202,093271.31%
20192,066100.49%
20182,05620.1%
20172,054140.69%
20162,040-2-0.1%
20152,04230.15%
20142,03940.2%
20132,035-7-0.34%
20122,042-30-1.45%
20112,072-13-0.62%
20102,085
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Carlisle Population by Year