Carlisle, Pennsylvania Population 2021

19,236
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Carlisle is a city located in Cumberland County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of Cumberland County. With a 2020 population of 19,236, it is the 30th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 1920th largest city in the United States . Carlisle is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,682 in 2010. Carlisle reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Carlisle has a population density of 3,477 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carlisle is $68,884 with a poverty rate of 15.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $844 per month, and the median house value is $187,800. The median age in Carlisle is 33.4 years, 32.4 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Carlisle Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carlislewas:

  • White: 81.84%
  • Black or African American: 9.02%
  • Two or more races: 4.80%
  • Asian: 2.17%
  • Other race: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Carlisle, Pennsylvania is 19,236 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,198.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,682.

Carlisle, Pennsylvania Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021585,5253,7920.65%
2020581,7333,7920.65%
2019577,9413,7920.66%
2018574,1493,3650.59%
2017570,7843,2740.57%
2016567,5102,8320.50%
2015564,6783,5140.62%
2014561,1643,0250.54%
2013558,1393,0820.55%
2012555,0572,7770.50%
2011552,2802,1920.40%
2010550,0880.00%

Carlisle Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,67481.84%
Black or African American1,7279.02%
Two or More Races9204.80%
Asian4162.17%
Some Other Race3501.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native610.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.03%
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Carlisle Population by Race

Carlisle Population Pyramid $2021

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Carlisle Median Age

33.4


Total

32.4


Male

34.5


Female

Carlisle Adults

There are 15,162 adults, (3,083 of whom are seniors) in Carlisle.

Carlisle Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Carlisle Sex Ratio

Female

10,136

52.92%

Male

9,017

47.08%

Carlisle Population by Age

Carlisle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carlisle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family28.1%71.9%
Female28.8%71.3%
Male36.6%63.4%
All44.9%55.1%
Married71.4%28.6%

44.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carlisle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5632.1844.9
Non Family3,4941.1928.1
Married2,8712.9571.4
Female9603.3428.8
Male2382.8636.6

2.94

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Carlisle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4063.41%
9th to 12th Grade6645.57%
High School Graduate3,76631.62%
Some College1,68714.16%
Associates Degree7666.43%
Bachelors Degree2,50020.99%
Graduate Degree2,12317.82%
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Carlisle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carlisle Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,0889,2864,227
Black789714134
Hispanic637492123
2+ Races29128061
Other Race254193
Asian17512786
Native American1616
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%.

Carlisle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,767$43,750$27,786
Less Than 9th Grade$20,332$26,136$20,050
High School Graduate$26,421$30,435$23,398
Some College$35,905$43,000$27,928
Bachelors Degree$39,655$55,272$29,722
Graduate Degree$80,861$84,769$69,625

$35,767

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$27,786

Average Female

Carlisle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carlisle Language by Age

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Carlisle Language

90.86% of Carlisle residents speak only English, while 9.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.27% of the population.

Carlisle Language

Carlisle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,2251,36910.35%
Black1,51272247.75%
Hispanic1,18752043.81%
Multiple82230236.74%
Other3149229.30%
Asian2184319.72%

15.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.72%

Male Poverty Rate

17.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carlisle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carlisle is Black, with 47.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carlisle is White, with 10.35% 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 16.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.94%.

Carlisle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.81%
High School17.20%
Some College8.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.54%

Carlisle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.07%
Female Unemployed28.65%
Female Employed8.23%
Male Employed4.36%

Carlisle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carlisle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,612$68,884
Families$71,486$89,129
Married Families$94,116-
Non Families$31,250$41,514
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Income by Household Type

Carlisle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Carlisle Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Carlisle Marital Status

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1,555

Number of Veterans

1,381

Male Veterans

174

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War444
Vietnam420
Second Gulf War398
Korea195
World War II98

Carlisle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+411
35 to 54391
55 to 64362
65 to 74267
18 to 34124

Carlisle Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,44611.29%
Hispanic11012.97%
Other Race6621.29%
Black383.58%
Islander5100.00%

Carlisle Veterans by Race

Carlisle Veterans by Education

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4.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carlisle Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Carlisle Employment by Age

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Carlisle Employment by Race

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Carlisle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.79%

Born in Carlisle

93.08%

Native Born

6.92%

Foreign Born

3.48%

Non Citizen

3.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.08% of Carlisle residents were born in the United States, with 58.79% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Carlisle Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,236190.10%
202019,217190.10%
201919,198190.10%
201819,1791090.57%
201719,070-154-0.80%
201619,224810.42%
201519,1432031.07%
201418,94040.02%
201318,936-15-0.08%
201218,951550.29%
201118,8961500.80%
201018,7467760.42%
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%

Carlisle Population by Year