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.


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Why Carlisle, PA, Is a Top 100 Best Small Town
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Fun Things to Do in Carlisle, PA
Indoors or outside, you’ll never be bored in this charming small town


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.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


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

Lower than the national average


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.


Most residents are
10-24 Years old


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.


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