Carlisle, a borough in South Central Pennsylvania, has been dubbed a treasured historic community. In 2010, Forbes magazine called Carlisle and neighboring Harrisburg the second best place to raise a family. Families who call Carlisle home were not surprised by Forbes’ announcement. Purchasing one of the homes for sale in Carlisle means you'll be purchasing a heritage dating before the American Revolution. Carlisle home owners are offered a strong economic base and 18 public parks with biking, hiking, tennis, basketball and a community center.
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According to the 2000 U.S. Census, the population of Carlisle was 17,970. More than 7,500 households have put down roots in Carlisle and approximately one quarter of the households has children ages 18 and younger. The 2010 U.S. Census said Carlisle and its suburbs in neighboring townships of South Central Pennsylvania had a population of 37,695. The median income for a household in the borough of Carlisle is $33,969 and the median income for a family was $46,588, according to the 2000 U.S. Census.
The county seat of Cumberland County, Carlisle is strategically located at the intersection of two major federal Interstate highways, Interstate 76 and Interstate 81. This crossroad makes Carlisle a desirable location for major corporations, including Giant Eagle Supermarket headquarters, Carlisle Tire and Rubber Company, Masland Carpets and Frog Switch Manufacturing.
Called the Carlisle Way, the Carlisle Area School District is committed to providing all of its students with educational and leadership opportunities. The district’s mission includes developing a student’s full social and intellectual potential so they will accept and meet the challenges of personal responsibility so they will become contributors of a diverse society.
Carlisle offers many enrichment opportunities for families, including Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, a school and performing company known for its internationally recognized alumni.
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|2010 to 2012 Changeup 1.4%|
|Age Distribution (Years Old)|
|0 to 45.2%|
|5 to 1720.2%|
|18 to 6458.3%|
|65 and Older16.3%|
|White (not Hispanic)88.7%|
|Place of Birth|
|High School Graduate, Age 25+91.1%|
|Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+32.5%|
|English is Second Language, Age 5+8.0%|
|English is First Language, Age 5+92.0%|
|Per Capita Income$30,958|
|Median Household Income$60,832|
|People in Poverty7.1%|
|Average Work Commute Time22 minutes|
|Total Housing Units101,122|
|Average Household Size2.33|
|Owner-Occupied Median Value$179,400|
|New Private Housing Issued 20121,034|
|Years at Residence|
|1 Year or More84.3%|
|Less Than 1 Year15.7%|
|Business and Employment|
|Private non-farm Establishments5,709|
|Private non-farm Employment113,311|
|Private non-farm Employment Growthup 1.5%|
|Number of Firms19,279|
|Business Ownership by Ethnicity and Gender|
|Value of Shipments$3,472,636,000|
|Accommodation and Food Services$16,179|
|Sales Per Capita$402,745,000|
|Land Area545.46 sq. miles|
|Population Per Square Mile432|
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