Carlisle, Kentucky

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Carlisle, Kentucky
Main Street in Carlisle
Main Street in Carlisle
Location of Carlisle in Nicholas County, Kentucky.
Location of Carlisle in Nicholas County, Kentucky.
Coordinates: 38°18′57″N 84°1′55″W / 38.31583°N 84.03194°W / 38.31583; -84.03194Coordinates: 38°18′57″N 84°1′55″W / 38.31583°N 84.03194°W / 38.31583; -84.03194
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyNicholas
Area
 • Total1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
860 ft (262 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,010
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,994
 • Density1,500/sq mi (579.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
40311, 40350
Area code(s)859
FIPS code21-12898
GNIS feature ID0488935
Websitecarlisle.ky.gov

Carlisle is a home rule-class city[2] in Nicholas County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 2,010 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Nicholas County.[3] It is located at the junction of Kentucky Route 32 and Kentucky Route 36, about halfway between Lexington and Maysville.

History[edit]

Carlisle was founded in 1816 when John Kincart donated land to facilitate the relocation of the county seat from Ellisville, 5 miles (8.0 km) to the north.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Carlisle has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860360
187060668.3%
188090950.0%
18901,08118.9%
19001,37727.4%
19101,293−6.1%
19201,56921.3%
19301,469−6.4%
19401,414−3.7%
19501,5247.8%
19601,6015.1%
19701,579−1.4%
19801,75711.3%
19901,639−6.7%
20001,91717.0%
20102,0104.9%
Est. 20161,994[1]−0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 2,010 people, 892 households, and 546 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,499.7 people per square mile (578.2/km²). There were 1,040 housing units at an average density of 768.2 per square mile (296.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.10% White, 0.8% African American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 892 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.8% were non-families. 35% of all households were made up of individuals and 37.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 19, 5.0% from 20 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,112, and the median income for a family was $42,664.

Education[edit]

Carlisle has a lending library, a branch of the Nicholas County Public Library.[7]

==Notable people== Johnny Jett Barnwood Builders

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Summary and Reference Guide to House Bill 331 City Classification Reform" (PDF). Kentucky League of Cities. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  4. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 50. ISBN 0813126312. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "Kentucky Public Library Directory". Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. Archived from the original on 11 January 2019. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Betty Blake, Ex-Officer Of the Delta Queen Co". New York Times. 14 April 1982. Retrieved 2018-05-09.
  9. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1352239. Missing or empty |title= (help)