Carlisle, Ohio

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Carlisle, Ohio

Introduction to Carlisle, Ohio

Carlisle, Ohio, in Warren county, is 6 miles NE of Middletown, Ohio (center to center) and 30 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. There are 5,121 residents in the village.

Carlisle History

A group of East Coast settlers arrived in the late 1700s and established a community known as the "Jersey Settlement". In the early 1800s, James Tapscott donated land to Baptists who founded the Tapscott Church. Soon afterward, the community became an important railroad stop. George B. Carlisle bought land in the area and platted the community in the mid 19th century. Eventually, the community adopted the name "Carlisle" and was officially incorporated in 1958.

Carlisle and Nearby Attractions

  • Carillon Historical Park
  • U.S. Air Force Museum
  • Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village
  • Sycamore State Park
  • Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark

Things To Do In Carlisle

The 65-acre outdoor museum, Carillon Historical Park, is near Carlisle and includes more than 20 exhibit buildings. The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is an interactive science museum, while Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park commemorates the legacy of Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright, and Paul Laurence Dunbar. Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village, Paul Lawrence Dunbar House, Miamisburg Mound, and Fort Ancient are other places of historical interest within 20 miles of the village. The Caesar Creek State Park, spread across more than 10,000 acres of land, features several lakes, campgrounds, and nature trails. Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark, and Splash Moraine water park are other popular places to visit in the area.

Carlisle Transportation

James M Cox Dayton International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Carlisle Higher Education

Colleges close to Carlisle are Miami University - Hamilton, Sinclair Community College, Wright State University, and University of Dayton.

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Comparative Profile of Carlisle, Ohio

Comparing Carlisle to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Age of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Senior Citizens 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
Median Family Income 6 7
People Above Poverty 6 5
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 3 5
Walking and Biking to Work 1 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 5
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 4
People Living Alone 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 8
Low Violent Crime 7 5

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Carlisle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NE of Middletown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Warren
Standard Zip Codes 45005
Phone Area Codes 513
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.581
Longitude -84.32

Carlisle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Carlisle Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,121 100%
Male 2,588 50.5%
Female 2,533 49.5%
Under 18 1,356 26.5%
18+ 3,765 73.5%
65+ 477 9.3%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 3.07
White 5,038 98.4%
African-American 12 0.2%
Asian 15 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.2%
Other 7 0.1%
Mixed Race 37 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 0.6%

Estimated Carlisle Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,688
Growth 567
Growth % 11.1%

Carlisle Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 29.6%
German 19.7%
English 16%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
Irish 10.2%
Italian 2.6%
Polish 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scottish 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
European 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Romanian 0.5%
Swedish 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Finnish 0.2%
Palestinian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Carlisle, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Blue Ball (45005)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Carlisle 5,121 $50,599
Farmersville 980 $50,625
Franklin 11,396 $45,152
Germantown 4,884 $54,617
Miamisburg 19,489 $56,996
Middletown 51,605 $43,867
Springboro 12,380 $78,786
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Serves 556 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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