Carlisle County Demographics

Carlisle County Demographics By The Numbers

Total Population


Poverty Rate

Median Age

Number of Employees in County

Median Household Income

Median Property Value

The Economy 

The economy of Carlisle County, KY employs 2,088 people. The economy of Carlisle County, KY is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Utilities; and Construction, which employ respectively 4.04; 2.9; and 1.47 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Carlisle County, KY are Manufacturing (290), Healthcare & Social Assistance (261), and Retail trade (217), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,288), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($63,472), and Transportation & Warehousing ($44,375).

Median household income in Carlisle County, KY is $40,913. Males in Carlisle County, KY have an average income that is 1.5 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,499. The income inequality of Carlisle County, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.495 which is higher than the national average.

Carlisle County Demographics

Population Characteristics

 Carlisle County has an ageing population which is characteristic of rural areas. There is a high portion of people who will be leaving the workforce and retiring soon, and a small portion of millennials. This could lead to difficulties growing the population of the city as younger generations move out of the area.

There is extremely low property and violent crime in this area, which demonstrations that this is a safe, family friendly community for families that are looking to relocate, or businesses that are looking to set up in a wholesome clean town.