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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C
Carlisle is a town in Kentucky with a population of 2,323. Carlisle is in Nicholas County. Living in Carlisle offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Carlisle and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Carlisle are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$69,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$639
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    102.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    102.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    102.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    51.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    49%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in Carlisle

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$31,795
National
$55,322
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Carlisle Reviews

2 reviews
I love how supportive our town is of its citizens. There are numerous services and organizations available to help everyone succeed and lead happy, healthy lives. I appreciate the beauty of this small town of farms and small businesses.
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Carlisle is a small town where neighbors help neighbors and crime is minimal. It is a safe place to raise a family however could use an influx of industry to help the economics.