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Carlisle, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Carlisle had a population of 589 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Carlisle is located at latitude 38.9684 and longitude -87.4056 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Carlisle encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5).

The Town of Carlisle 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 Town of Carlisle is located within Township of Haddon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sullivan County.

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Carlisle, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 589 (100%)
Population in Households 589 (100.0%)
Population in Families 490 (83.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,136
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $52,441
Average Household Income $74,448
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $31,473
Wealth Index5 59
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (52.0)


Total HU (Housing Units) 304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $70,982
Average Home Value $113,860
Housing Affordability Index3 302


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 162
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -1.81% 0.03%
Households 0.63% 0.56%
Families   0.12%
Median Household Income   4.99%
Per Capita Income   4.22%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.10%

Carlisle, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carlisle to the other 973 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 447 54th
Population Density # 392 60th
Median Household Income # 769 21st
Housing Affordability Index # 964 99th
Per Capita Income # 579 41st
Diversity Index # 498 49th

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