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Carlisle, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Carlisle had a population of 2,400 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Carlisle is located at latitude 34.7954 and longitude -91.7405 in Lonoke County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carlisle (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lonoke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The City of Carlisle (GNIS ID: 2403994) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Carlisle is located within Township of Carlisle, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lonoke County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carlisle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Carlisle, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,400
Population in Households 2,366
Population in Familes 1,956
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 491
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,020
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 682
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 656 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 364 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $119,330


Median Household Income $43,325
Average Household Income $52,076
Per Capita Income $21,679
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.55% 1.39%
Households 1.63% 1.41%
Families 2.37% 1.26%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Carlisle, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carlisle to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 123 77th
Population Density1 # 248 54th
Diversity Index2 # 280 48th
Median Household Income # 106 81st
Per Capita Income # 121 78th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.