Carlisle, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 420 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.3%
 
Males: 184  (43.9%)
Females: 236  (56.1%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29031.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $20,958 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Carlisle:

$20,958
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,877 (it was $10,190 in 2000)

Carlisle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,240 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Carlisle:

$57,240
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $61,872; Detached houses: $87,864; Mobile homes: $42,784

Median gross rent in 2013: $536.

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  • Races in Carlisle, SC (2010)

    Carlisle races chart
    • 38387.8%Black alone
    • 398.9%White alone
    • 133.0%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian alone

Races in Carlisle detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Carlisle: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (3.4%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 296 people per square mile   (very low).

Carlisle,SC real estate house value index trend

Carlisle, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Carlisle:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carlisle town:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 8.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.1%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Carlisle, South Carolina as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Carlisle to the number of sex offenders is 423 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $380 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $315 (0.6%)

Carlisle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (38.7 miles , pop. 59,332).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (55.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (510.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Whitmire, SC (3.2 miles ), Monarch Mill, SC (3.3 miles ), Cross Keys, SC (3.5 miles ), Union, SC (3.5 miles ), Lockhart, SC (3.7 miles) , Monticello-Salem, SC (3.8 miles ), Buffalo, SC (3.9 miles ), Gayle Mill, SC (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $113,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $162,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.59 N, Longitude: 81.46 W

Carlisle household income distribution Carlisle home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (57%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (42%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (3%)
  • Material moving occupations (1%)
  • Transportation occupations (42%)
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (2%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Carlisle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Carlisle, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Carlisle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Carlisle town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carlisle-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from Carlisle center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 164.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 131.8 miles away from Carlisle center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carlisle topographic map

Birthplace of: Sebastian Savage - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Carlisle:

  • WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • WEST MAIN ST COMMUNITY RESIDEN (Hospital, about 13 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • DCI UNION (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • OAKMONT OF UNION (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • ELLEN SAGAR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; UNION, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carlisle:

  • Limestone College (about 34 miles; Gaffney, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,758)
  • Winthrop University (about 35 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)
  • York Technical College (about 36 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 40 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 41 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 46 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 47 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)

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Notable location: Carlisle Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 98.0. This is worse than average.

City:

98.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Carlisle and their reported violations in the past:

CARLISLE TOWN OF (4410003) (Address: TOWN HALL , Population served: 556, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2005), St Show-cause Hearing (SEP-27-2005), St BCA signed (FEB-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Carlisle that have no violations reported:

  • SANTUCK HEBRON WATER CO (4420007) (Population served: 3,113, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.5%
(25.8% for Black residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.7%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Carlisle compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
South Carolina average:

12.0

Carlisle travel time to work - commute Carlisle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carlisle town (based on Union County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,53350
Black Protestant3,42419
Mainline Protestant3,18020
Other2101
Catholic501
None5,564-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Union County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Union County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Union County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

32.1%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,914$22,9680$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$172
Water Supply 0$0 2$3,068
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$981
Totals for Government 1$1,914$22,9688$4,221

Carlisle government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($152.38)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($69.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($45.24)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($16.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($9.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($4.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($9.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $72,000 ($171.43)

Carlisle government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($45.24)
    All Other: $3,000 ($7.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($157.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($71.43)
    General Support: $25,000 ($59.52)
  • Tax - Property: $69,000 ($164.29)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($16.67)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.38)

Carlisle government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $63,000 ($150.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $49,000 ($116.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($33.33)

Carlisle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $31,000 ($73.81)

3.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.98% ($26,763 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.16% ($21,400)
from Richland County, SC  0.15% ($31,071)


3.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spartanburg County, SC  1.36% ($31,338 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.20% ($22,789)
to Greenville County, SC  0.19% ($24,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carlisle:

  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carlisle:

  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219CH (91.7 FM; LOWRYS, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; CHESTER, SC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRBK (90.3 FM; RICHBURG, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGVC (106.3 FM; SIMPSONVILLE, SC; Owner: SIMPSONVILLE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Carlisle:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Carlisle fatal accident list:

Oct 29, 1988 06:00 PM, 72, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 21, 1984 02:45 AM, 24, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 1983 11:45 PM, 24, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 6, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 31, 1981 06:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 6,800Total average daily traffic
  • 500Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carlisle)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA3URO, Licensee ID: L01031345
    Grant Date: 07/08/2009, Expiration Date: 07/14/2019
    Registrant: Frank Jeter Jr, 1105 Santuc Dr., Carlisle, SC 29031-9435
  • Call Sign: N8YVF, Licensee ID: L00947829
    Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 05/25/2023, Certifier: William M Robinson Jr
    Registrant: William M Robinson Jr, 1116 Tuckertown Rd., Carlisle, SC 29031

Most common first names in Carlisle, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2368.2 years
James2268.7 years
Mary1673.4 years
Willie1674.4 years
William1171.9 years
Annie1082.2 years
Charles963.5 years
Robert964.4 years
Bessie881.5 years
Arthur773.7 years
Most common last names in Carlisle, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jeter6171.1 years
Thompson2169.3 years
Feaster2068.3 years
Tucker1764.4 years
Sims1378.8 years
Johnson1270.5 years
Worthy1173.0 years
Stewart1074.5 years
English977.7 years
Savage972.9 years
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