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0.36% growth
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1.47% decline
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4.57% decline
Median Property Value
1.21% growth

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The economy of Carlisle, PA employs 9,031 people. The economy of Carlisle, PA is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Educational Services; and Transportation & Warehousing, which employ respectively 3.68; 1.71; and 1.43 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Carlisle, PA are Educational Services (1,443), Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,148), and Retail trade (1,120), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($58,227), Transportation & Warehousing ($37,902), and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($37,554).

Median household income in Carlisle, PA is $46,971. Males in Carlisle, PA have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,777. The income inequality of Carlisle, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.419 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Carlisle, PA. In Cumberland County, PA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 92 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,391. Philadelphia County, PA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Pennsylvania.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Carlisle, PA is from the county of Cumberland County, PA.

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Carlisle, PA is home to a population of 19,014 people, from which 95.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Carlisle, PA is composed of 15,245 White residents (80.2%), 1,402 Black residents (7.37%), 810 Two+ residents (4.26%), 798 Hispanic residents (4.2%), and 740 Asian residents (3.89%). The most common foreign languages in Carlisle, PA are Spanish (555 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (270 speakers), and Gujarati (112 speakers), but compared to other places, Carlisle, PA has a relative high number of Serbo-Croatian (270 speakers), Gujarati (112 speakers), and Greek (76 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Carlisle, PA awarded 740 degrees. The student population of Carlisle, PA is skewed towards females, with 302 male students and 438 female students. Most students in Carlisle, PA are White (570 and 77%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (48 and 6.49%), Two or more races (30 and 4.05%), and Black or African American (25 and 3.38%). The largest universities in Carlisle, PA by number of graduates are Dickinson College (684 and 92.4%), The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University (56 and 7.57%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Carlisle, PA are International Business, Trade, & Commerce (63 and 8.51%), General Political Science & Government (55 and 7.43%), and General Economics (51 and 6.89%). The median tuition costs in Carlisle, PA are $50,730 for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carlisle, PA is $167,900, which is 0.82 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $165,900 to $167,900, a 1.21% increase. The homeownership rate of Carlisle, PA is 45.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Carlisle, PA have an average commute time of 17.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Carlisle, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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