What you need to know about Carlisle, PA

Carlisle is located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. The population is 83% White, 9% Black, 4% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 1% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 3% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $46,614 and the median home value is $166,100. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Carlisle, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Carlisle has a Walk Score ® of 58.

Population

18,877
Up by 2.24%
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Fun Things to Do in Carlisle, PA
Indoors or outside, you’ll never be bored in this charming small town

Housing

Homes Owned 49.97%
49.97% Complete
Homes Rented 50.03%
50.03% Complete

Real Estate

In Carlisle, Pennsylvania


Ready to move to Carlisle? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Carlisle.

Schools

In Carlisle, Pennsylvania


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Carlisle rates.

Median Household Income

$46,614
Lower than the national average

Business

In Carlisle, Pennsylvania


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Carlisle.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Carlisle, Pennsylvania


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Carlisle.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 35%
35% Complete
Graduated High School 91%
91% Complete

Carlisle, PA's Livability Rankings