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Population (year 2000): 17,970. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,108 (+0.8% change)
Males: 8,214 (45.7%), Females: 9,756 (54.3%)

Cumberland County

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Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $33,969 (year 2000)
Median house value: $104,000 (year 2000)

Carlisle, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Carlisle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.9%)
  • Black (6.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (29.9%), Irish (12.2%), English (8.9%), United States (7.7%), Italian (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

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Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

Carlisle,

For population 25 years and over in Carlisle

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carlisle borough

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

5.0% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -441 (-2.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (73.5 miles www.ZipRealty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (141.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (2.6 miles Schlusser, Springs, PA (5.3 miles Boiling Holly Springs, PA (6.0 miles Mount PA (6.3 miles Plainfield, Kingstown, PA (8.4 miles New Landisburg, PA (12.4 miles) , PA (12.7 miles Dillsburg, PA (13.0 miles Mechanicsburg,

Latitude: 40.20 N, Longitude: 77.20 W

Area code: 717


Carlisle, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.4%), Retail trade (11.7%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,436 (+46.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,946 (47.5%)


 

Crime in Carlisle by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 11.1 0.0 0.0 5.6 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 10 8 7 13 9
    per 100,000 50.1 55.6 44.5 39.0 72.3 50.1
Robberies 26 22 27 16 28 22
    per 100,000 144.7 122.4 150.3 89.0 155.8 122.4
Assaults 33 27 17 17 12 20
    per 100,000 183.6 150.3 94.6 94.6 66.8 111.3
Burglaries 103 77 111 68 58 71
    per 100,000 573.2 428.5 617.7 378.4 322.8 395.1
Thefts 513 476 472 431 423 363
    per 100,000 2854.8 2648.9 2626.6 2398.4 2353.9 2020.0
Auto thefts 17 26 12 18 19 18
    per 100,000 94.6 144.7 66.8 100.2 105.7 100.2
273.2 236.6 235.4 197.2 214.2 195.5


Average climate in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Carlisle,

Carlisle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Carlisle city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category 3 tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Anthony Lerew - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Atlanta Braves, born: Oct 28, 1982), Matt Kranchick - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Dec 13, 1979).


Hospital/medical center in Carlisle:
  • CARLISLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (246 PARKER ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Carlisle:
  • HEALTHSOUTH OF MECHANICSBURG (about 14 miles; MECHANICSBURG, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP FOR SPECIAL SVS (about 14 miles; MECHANICSBURG, PA)
  • HOLY SPIRIT HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; CAMP HILL, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carlisle:
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 31 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 50 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; ID: HGR)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 62 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; ID: UNV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carlisle:
  • CARLISLE (about 3 miles; CARLISLE, PA; ID: N94)
  • BERMUDIAN VALLEY AIRPARK (about 19 miles; KRALLTOWN, PA; ID: 07N)
  • KAMPEL (about 20 miles; WELLSVILLE, PA; ID: 2N5)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 8 $24,447 $36,670 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $46,122 $50,314 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 32 $154,413 $57,904 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $14,975 $35,940 15 $8,537
Financial Administration 8 $24,199 $36,298 1 $1,255
Solid Waste Management 1 $3,164 $37,968 0 $0
Sewerage 23 $77,284 $40,322 1 $1,652
Parks and Recreation 7 $21,808 $37,385 10 $2,953
Water Supply 16 $52,576 $39,432 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $7,501 $30,004 5 $4,076
Totals for Government 114 $426,489 $44,893 32 $18,473


Colleges/Universities in Carlisle:
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,098; Location: PO BOX 1773; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dickinson.edu)
  • DICKINSON SCHOOL OF LAW (FT enrollment: 543; Location: 150 S COLLEGE ST; Public; Website: WWW.DSL.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Carlisle:
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 15 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 23 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 24 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,330)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 26 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 32 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 44 miles; YORK, PA; FT enrollment: 4,541)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND COLLEGE (about 47 miles; WESTMINSTER, MD; FT enrollment: 2,245)
Public high school in Carlisle:
  • CARLISLE AREA HS (Students: 1,722; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Carlisle:
  • LAMBERTON MS (Students: 567; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WILSON MS (Students: 559; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MIDDLESEX EL SCH (Students: 438; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CRESTVIEW EL SCH (Students: 421; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BELLAIRE EL SCH (Students: 349; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MOORELAND EL SCH (Students: 308; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HAMILTON EL SCH (Students: 281; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PLAINFIELD EL SCH (Students: 266; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTH DICKINSON EL SCH (Students: 232; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MT HOLLY SPRINGS EL SCH (Students: 215; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Carlisle:
  • SAINT PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 466; Location: 87 MARSH DRIVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 178; Location: 1412 HOLLY PIKE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHRISTIAN SCHOOL-GRACE BAPTIST (Students: 129; Location: 777 WEST NORTH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MAGIC YEARS (Students: 49; Location: 14 BROOKWOOD AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE CHILDRENS CE (Students: 33; Location: DICKINSON COLLEGE PO BOX 1773; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ALLEN MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 823 LISBURN RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • GREAT HOPE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 110 FERN AVE; Grades: KG - 9)
  • CARLISLE EARLY EDUCATION CTR (Students: 10; Location: 100 E POMFRET ST; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Carlisle:
  • BOSLER FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,660,397; Location: 158 WEST HIGH ST; 91,291 books; 3,286 audio materials; 2,813 video materials; 454 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Carlisle YMCA (A).

Shopping Centers: M J Carlisle Mall (1), Carlisle Plaza Mall (2).

Cemeteries: Ashland Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2).

Park in Carlisle: Letort Park (1).


Carlisle compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Carlisle:
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOO (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: WIOO RADIO INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carlisle:
  • WDCV-FM (88.3 FM; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF DICKINSON COLLEGE)
  • WRKZ-FM (102.3 FM; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Carlisle:
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W12CA (Channel 12; ELLIOTTSBURG, PA; Owner: HEIRLOOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W40AF (Channel 40; DILLSBURG, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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