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Carlisle
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade C
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Carlisle is a suburb of Boston with a population of 5,209. Carlisle is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Carlisle offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Carlisle there are a lot of parks. Residents of Carlisle tend to be liberal. The public schools in Carlisle are highly rated.

About

About Carlisle...
Population
5,209

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$940,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,296
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    6%
  • Own
    94%
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Carlisle Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    19.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    19.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    19.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    58.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    49%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  11%

Working in Carlisle

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$247,656
National
$75,149

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