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Location of Carlisle in Sullivan County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.52 sq mi (1.34 km2)|
|• Land||0.52 sq mi (1.34 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||482 ft (147 m)|
|• Density||1,206.56/sq mi (465.62/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
|GNIS feature ID||432132|
Carlisle is a town in Haddon Township, Sullivan County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 692 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area. Carlisle is home to the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility.
Carlisle was named after the city of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The Carlisle post office has been in operation since 1816.
Carlisle is located at(38.962240, -87.400691).
According to the 2010 census, Carlisle has a total area of 0.52 square miles (1.35 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 692 people, 271 households, and 188 families living in the town. The population density was 1,330.8 inhabitants per square mile (513.8/km2). There were 311 housing units at an average density of 598.1 per square mile (230.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.1% White, 0.6% Native American, 1.9% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.
There were 271 households, of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.11.
The median age in the town was 38.2 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 24.4% were from 45 to 64; and 18.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
Carlisle has a public library, a branch of the Sullivan County Public Library.
- John Wesley Davis, U.S. Congressman and Speaker of the House of Representatives
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