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Carlisle County, Kentucky
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, United States legislator (1877–1889)
Seat Bardwell
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

199 sq mi (515 km²)
192 sq mi (499 km²)
7 sq mi (17 km²), 3.29
 - (2000)
 - Density

13/sq mi (5/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Carlisle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1886. As of 2000, the population is 5,351. Its county seat is Bardwell6. The county is named for John Griffin Carlisle, a Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky. Carlisle is a prohibition or dry county.

Geography Edit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 515 km² (199 sq mi). 499 km² (192 sq mi) of it is land and 17 km² (7 sq mi) of it (3.29%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit

Demographics Edit

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%

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,351 people, 2,208 households, and 1,574 families residing in the county. The population density was 11/km² (28/sq mi). There were 2,490 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/sq mi). 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.

Cities and towns Edit

See also Edit

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

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