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Carlyle, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Carlyle had a population of 3,339 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Carlyle is located at latitude 38.6223 and longitude -89.3754 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carlyle (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 456 feet.

The City of Carlyle (GNIS ID: 2393749) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Carlyle is located within Township of Carlyle, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carlyle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carlyle: Carlisle, Fredonia.

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Carlyle, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,339
Population in Households 3,177
Population in Familes 2,522
Population in Group Qrtrs 162
Population Density1 985
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,367
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 878
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 926 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 441 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $118,821
Average Home Value $129,649


Median Household Income $43,288
Average Household Income $55,398
Per Capita Income $24,377
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.36%
Households 0.12% 0.29%
Families -0.02% 0.16%
Median Household Income   -0.65%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Carlyle, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carlyle to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 419 69th
Population Density1 # 765 44th
Diversity Index2 # 662 52nd
Median Household Income # 1012 26th
Per Capita Income # 826 40th

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