Carlisle is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,010 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Carlisle is the 191st largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Carlisle is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carlisle is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Carlisle who work in office and administrative support (15.05%), healthcare (11.71%), and food service (8.96%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Carlisle is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Carlisle doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Carlisle, just 9.60% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Carlisle in 2010 was $17,561, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,244 for a family of four.
The people who call Carlisle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carlisle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Carlisle include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Carlisle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and African languages.