For population 25 years and over in Carlisle:
For population 15 years and over in Carlisle town:
568 residents are foreign born (6.1% Europe, 3.2% Asia, 2.1% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lowell, MA (7.9 miles , pop. 105,167).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (19.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (174.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Bedford, MA (2.1 miles ), Billerica, MA (2.2 miles ), Concord, MA (2.3 miles ), Chelmsford, MA (2.3 miles ), West Concord, MA (2.4 miles ), Acton, MA (2.4 miles ), Pinehurst, MA (2.5 miles ), Littleton Common, MA (2.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.53 N, Longitude: 71.35 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 978
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in Carlisle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Work and jobs in Carlisle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Carlisle, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Carlisle-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Carlisle town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Carlisle-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from Carlisle center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 45.8 miles away from Carlisle center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Carlisle:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carlisle:
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Library in Carlisle:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.280. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Carlisle compared to Massachusetts state average:
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Religion statistics for Carlisle (based on Middlesex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 251
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)
0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Carlisle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Carlisle)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carlisle)
FAA Registered Aircraft:20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Carlisle)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 646 patent applications in 2008-2013.