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Carlisle County, Kentucky
Carlisle County Courthouse near Bardwell
Carlisle County Courthouse
Map of Kentucky highlighting Carlisle County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of USA KY
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
Founded 1886
Named for John G. Carlisle
Seat Bardwell
Largest city Bardwell
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

199 sq mi (515 km²)
189 sq mi (490 km²)
9.5 sq mi (25 km²), 4.8%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

5,104
27/sq mi (10/km²)
Congressional district 1st
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website http://carlislecounty.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Carlisle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,104,[1] making it the fourth-least populous county in Kentucky. Its county seat is Bardwell.[2] The county was founded in 1886 and named for John Griffin Carlisle, a Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky.[3] Carlisle County is a prohibition or dry county.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 199 square miles (520 km2), of which 189 square miles (490 km2) is land and 9.5 square miles (25 km2) (4.8%) is water.[4] The county's western border with Missouri is formed by the Mississippi River.

Adjacent countiesEdit

DemographicsEdit

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1890 7,612
1900 10,195 33.9%
1910 9,048 −11.3%
1920 8,231 −9.0%
1930 7,363 −10.5%
1940 7,650 3.9%
1950 6,206 −18.9%
1960 5,608 −9.6%
1970 5,354 −4.5%
1980 5,487 2.5%
1990 5,238 −4.5%
2000 5,351 2.2%
2010 5,104 −4.6%
Est. 2016 4,855 [5] −9.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
1790-1960[7] 1900-1990[8]
1990-2000[9] 2010-2013[1]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 5,351 people, 2,208 households, and 1,574 families residing in the county. The population density was 28 per square mile (11 /km2). There were 2,490 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 97.78% White, 0.95% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,208 households out of which 30.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.50% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 18.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,087, and the median income for a family was $33,433. Males had a median income of $29,523 versus $19,792 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,276. About 10.50% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.40% of those under age 18 and 11.00% of those age 65 or over.

PoliticsEdit

Presidential Elections Results[11]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 80.5% 2,094 16.6% 432 2.9% 75
2012 70.1% 1,835 28.6% 750 1.3% 34
2008 64.9% 1,699 33.6% 879 1.5% 39
2004 61.0% 1,734 38.7% 1,102 0.3% 9
2000 54.2% 1,405 44.3% 1,149 1.5% 39
1996 33.6% 816 55.8% 1,355 10.5% 256
1992 33.2% 844 54.3% 1,383 12.5% 318
1988 43.1% 1,104 55.7% 1,428 1.3% 32
1984 50.2% 1,308 49.0% 1,277 0.9% 23
1980 38.3% 975 60.6% 1,542 1.1% 28
1976 17.7% 435 80.8% 1,985 1.5% 36
1972 55.8% 1,169 41.6% 872 2.7% 56
1968 19.7% 479 46.9% 1,144 33.4% 815
1964 15.2% 1,565 84.5% 282 0.3% 6
1960 35.6% 978 64.4% 1,770 0.0% 0
1956 22.7% 608 77.1% 2,063 0.2% 5
1952 26.0% 656 74.0% 1,867 0.0% 1
1948 12.6% 279 85.5% 1,899 1.9% 42
1944 19.7% 505 80.1% 2,057 0.2% 6
1940 17.4% 500 82.2% 2,366 0.4% 12
1936 16.2% 420 82.7% 2,150 1.2% 30
1932 12.4% 402 87.3% 2,840 0.3% 11
1928 28.3% 787 71.7% 1,994 0.1% 2
1924 16.9% 467 81.6% 2,250 1.5% 41
1920 20.0% 688 78.1% 2,688 1.9% 66
1916 22.6% 494 75.3% 1,646 2.1% 45
1912 17.0% 331 72.6% 1,409 10.4% 202

CommunitiesEdit

CitiesEdit

Census-designated placeEdit

Other unincorporated communitiesEdit

See alsoEdit

Coordinates: 36°51′N 88°59′W / 36.85, -88.98

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/21/21039.html. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. https://web.archive.org/web/20110531210815/http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 1. Kentucky State Historical Society. 1903. pp. 34. https://books.google.com/books?id=luoxAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA34#v=onepage&q&f=false. 
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/docs/gazetteer/counties_list_21.txt. Retrieved August 13, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/popest/data/tables.2016.html. Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. http://www.webcitation.org/6YSasqtfX?url=http://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html. Retrieved August 13, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. http://mapserver.lib.virginia.edu. Retrieved August 13, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/ky190090.txt. Retrieved August 13, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/briefs/phc-t4/tables/tab02.pdf. Retrieved August 13, 2014. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. https://web.archive.org/web/20130911234518/http://factfinder2.census.gov/. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  11. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS


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