Carlisle, Arkansas

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Carlisle, Arkansas
City
Motto: "Land here"
Location in Lonoke County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Lonoke County and the state of Arkansas
Carlisle, Arkansas is located in the US
Carlisle, Arkansas
Carlisle, Arkansas
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°47′10″N 91°44′41″W / 34.78611°N 91.74472°W / 34.78611; -91.74472Coordinates: 34°47′10″N 91°44′41″W / 34.78611°N 91.74472°W / 34.78611; -91.74472
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Lonoke
Area
 • Total 4.9 sq mi (12.7 km2)
 • Land 4.9 sq mi (12.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 230 ft (70 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,214
 • Density 470.2/sq mi (181.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72024
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-11500
GNIS feature ID 0069544
Website www.carlislear.org

Carlisle is a city in Lonoke County, Arkansas, United States. It is the easternmost municipality within the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area. Carlisle was incorporated in 1878.

Geography[edit]

Carlisle is located at 34°47′10″N 91°44′41″W / 34.78611°N 91.74472°W / 34.78611; -91.74472 (34.786109, -91.744835).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.9 square miles (13 km2), of which, 4.9 square miles (13 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.41%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 159
1890 185 16.4%
1900 212 14.6%
1910 516 143.4%
1920 602 16.7%
1930 907 50.7%
1940 1,080 19.1%
1950 1,396 29.3%
1960 1,514 8.5%
1970 2,048 35.3%
1980 2,567 25.3%
1990 2,253 −12.2%
2000 2,304 2.3%
2010 2,214 −3.9%
Est. 2015 2,183 [2] −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2015 Estimate[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,304 people, 955 households, and 645 families residing in the city. The population density was 471.7 people per square mile (182.3/km²). There were 1,029 housing units at an average density of 210.7 per square mile (81.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.28% White, 12.46% Black or African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.22% Asian, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 954 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,086, and the median income for a family was $39,853. Males had a median income of $30,292 versus $20,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,725. About 10.5% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 26.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education for early childhood, elementary and secondary school students is provided from:

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