Carlisle, Pennsylvania Population 2020

18,906

Carlisle is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 18,906, it is the 31st largest city in Pennsylvania and the 1935th largest city in the United States. Carlisle is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually but its population has increased by 1.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,682 in 2010. Carlisle reached it's highest population of 19,219 in 2016. Spanning over 6 miles, Carlisle has a population density of 3,417 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carlisle is $69,730 with a poverty rate of 15.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $852 per month, and the median house value is $185,500. The median age in Carlisle is 34.1 years, 32.5 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males.

Carlisle Demographics

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

  • White: 83.40%
  • Black or African American: 7.64%
  • Two or more races: 4.70%
  • Asian: 2.51%
  • Other race: 1.40%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Carlisle, Pennsylvania is 18,906, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,196.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,682.

Carlisle, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020581,7753,5580.61%
2019578,2173,5580.62%
2018574,6593,5580.62%
2017571,1013,4610.61%
2016567,6402,8880.51%
2015564,7523,5460.63%
2014561,2063,0430.54%
2013558,1633,1030.56%
2012555,0602,8170.51%
2011552,2432,1410.39%
2010550,1020.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,94283.40%
Black or African American1,4617.64%
Two or More Races8994.70%
Asian4792.51%
Some Other Race2681.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.03%

Carlisle Population Pyramid 2020

Carlisle Median Age

34.1


Total

32.5


Male

36


Female

Carlisle Adults

There are 15,236 adults, (3,144 of whom are seniors) in Carlisle.

Carlisle Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Carlisle Sex Ratio

Female

9,901

51.79%

Male

9,215

48.21%

Carlisle Households and Families

Carlisle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carlisle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.2%30.8%
Male48.3%51.7%
All46.1%53.9%
Non Family30.4%69.6%
Female29.9%70.1%

46.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5312.1946.1
Non Family3,3951.2430.4
Married2,9502.9369.2
Female9503.1929.9
Male2362.648.3

2.88

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carlisle Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4543.80%
9th to 12th Grade6035.05%
High School Graduate3,72131.15%
Some College1,72514.44%
Associates Degree7796.52%
Bachelors Degree2,41320.20%
Graduate Degree2,24918.83%

Carlisle Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1919,4544,342
Black78669093
Hispanic51037590
Multiple Races27927042
Asian23614790
Other Race181105
Native American2020
Islander555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,947$42,418$26,795
Less Than High School$20,205$25,508$19,985
High School Grad$26,881$29,488$24,783
Some College$31,888$41,641$22,951
Bachelors Degree$38,958$53,641$29,219
Graduate Degree$74,982$82,326$60,278

$34,947

Average Earnings

$42,418

Average Male

$26,795

Average Female

Carlisle Language

Carlisle Language by Age

Carlisle Language

90.44% of Carlisle residents speak only English, while 9.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.20% of the population.

Carlisle Poverty

Carlisle Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5031,57711.68%
Black1,25550840.48%
Hispanic95535837.49%
Multiple81030637.78%
Other2356929.36%
Asian3094313.92%

15.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.75%

Male Poverty Rate

17.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carlisle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carlisle is Black, with 40.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carlisle is White, with 11.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.90%
High School15.18%
Some College11.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.45%
Female Unemployed25.91%
Female Employed8.62%
Male Employed5.08%

Carlisle Income

Carlisle Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,408$69,730
Families$68,500$88,899
Married Families$86,935-
Non Families$33,620$44,247

Carlisle Marital Status

Carlisle Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Carlisle Married by Age and Sex

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

Carlisle Veterans

1,499

Number of Veterans

1,325

Male Veterans

174

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War453
Vietnam400
Second Gulf War390
Korea193
World War II99
Age Group Veterans
75+413
35 to 54402
55 to 64292
65 to 74250
18 to 34142
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,41810.88%
Hispanic7810.99%
Other4018.26%
Black363.45%
Hawaiian5100.00%

$Carlisle Veterans by Education

5.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carlisle Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Carlisle Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.88%

Born in Pennsylvania

92.54%

Native Born

7.46%

Foreign Born

4.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.54% of Carlisle residents were born in the United States, with 58.88% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202018,906-145-0.76%
201919,051-145-0.76%
201819,1961220.64%
201719,074-145-0.75%
201619,219830.43%
201519,1362021.07%
201418,93420.01%
201318,932-14-0.07%
201218,946530.28%
201118,8931480.79%
201018,7457750.42%
200017,970-449-0.25%
199018,4191050.06%
198018,3142350.13%
197018,0791,4560.84%
196016,623-189-0.11%
195016,8122,8281.86%
194013,9841,3881.05%
193012,5961,6801.44%
192010,9166130.58%
191010,3036770.68%
19009,6262,0062.36%
18907,6201,4112.07%
18806,209-441-0.68%
18706,6509861.62%
18605,6641,0832.14%
18504,5812300.52%
18404,3516441.61%
18303,7077992.46%
18202,9080.00%