Carlisle, PA Population

Population: 17,970. Estimated population in July 2020: 18,108 (+0.8% change)
Males: 8,214 (45.7%), Females: 9,756 (54.3%)

Cumberland County

Zip code: 17013

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $33,969
Median house value: $104,000

Races in Carlisle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.9%)
  • Black (6.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (29.9%), Irish (12.2%), English (8.9%), United States (7.7%), Italian (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Carlisle

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carlisle borough

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

5.0% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -441 (-2.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Carlisle:

  • CARLISLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (246 PARKER ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Carlisle:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carlisle:

  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 31 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 50 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: HGR)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 62 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Abbreviation: UNV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carlisle:

  • CARLISLE (about 3 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Abbreviation: N94)
  • BERMUDIAN VALLEY AIRPARK (about 19 miles; KRALLTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: 07N)
  • KAMPEL (about 20 miles; WELLSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 2N5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Carlisle:

  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,098; Location: PO BOX 1773; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dickinson.edu)
  • DICKINSON SCHOOL OF LAW (Full-time enrollment: 543; Location: 150 S COLLEGE ST; Public; Website: WWW.DSL.EDU; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Carlisle:

  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 15 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 23 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 24 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 26 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 32 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 44 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND COLLEGE (about 47 miles; WESTMINSTER, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,245)

Schools

Public high school in Carlisle:

  • CARLISLE AREA HS (Students: 1,722; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Carlisle:

  • LAMBERTON MS (Students: 567; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WILSON MS (Students: 559; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MIDDLESEX EL SCH (Students: 438; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CRESTVIEW EL SCH (Students: 421; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BELLAIRE EL SCH (Students: 349; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MOORELAND EL SCH (Students: 308; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HAMILTON EL SCH (Students: 281; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PLAINFIELD EL SCH (Students: 266; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NORTH DICKINSON EL SCH (Students: 232; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MT HOLLY SPRINGS EL SCH (Students: 215; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Carlisle:

  • SAINT PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 466; Location: 87 MARSH DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 178; Location: 1412 HOLLY PIKE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHRISTIAN SCHOOL-GRACE BAPTIST (Students: 129; Location: 777 WEST NORTH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • MAGIC YEARS (Students: 49; Location: 14 BROOKWOOD AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE CHILDRENS CE (Students: 33; Location: DICKINSON COLLEGE PO BOX 1773; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ALLEN MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 823 LISBURN RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • GREAT HOPE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 110 FERN AVE; Grades: KG – 9)
  • CARLISLE EARLY EDUCATION CTR (Students: 10; Location: 100 E POMFRET ST; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Carlisle:

  • BOSLER FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,660,397; Location: 158 WEST HIGH ST; 91,291 books; 3,286 audio materials; 2,813 video materials; 454 serial subscriptions)

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