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Encyclopedia > Carlyle, Illinois

Carlyle is a city in Clinton County, Illinois, United States. The population was 3,406 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Clinton CountyGR6. The town was previously thought to be named for Thomas Carlyle, Scottish essayist. However, the City was given the name "Carlisle" in approximately 1819. Thomas Carlyle's first major work, Sartor Resartus, was not written until 1832. The spelling was changed to "Carlyle" in 1828, making it quite unlikely that Carlyle is named for the Scottish essayist. Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1960. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1960. ... The most familiar view of Carlyle is as the bearded sage with a penetrating gaze. ...


Today, Carlyle is located approximately 50 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri, and is home to Illinois' largest man-made lake, and to the General Dean Bridge, a suspension bridge that is the only one of its kind in Illinois and which crosses the Kaskaskia River.

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Geography

Carlyle is located at 38°36′46″N, 89°22′15″W (38.612642, -89.370789)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.8 km² (3.0 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 3,406 people, 1,370 households, and 902 families residing in the city. The population density was 439.8/km² (1,137.9/mi²). There were 1,464 housing units at an average density of 189.0/km² (489.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.24% White, 3.41% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 1,370 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.1% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $36,660, and the median income for a family was $48,056. Males had a median income of $35,977 versus $22,463 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,744. About 5.4% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Trivia

The 8th Track on Sufjan Stevens' new album The Avalanche is titled Carlyle Lake and is about this town. Sufjan Stevens (IPA pronunciation: ) (born July 1, 1975) is an American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist from Detroit, Michigan. ...


External references

  • History of Southern Illinois, George Washington Smith, 1912.

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Carlyle, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (494 words)
Carlyle is a city in Clinton County, Illinois, United States.
The town was previously thought to be named for Thomas Carlyle, Scottish essayist.
Today, Carlyle is located approximately 50 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri, and is home to Illinois' largest man-made lake, and to the General Dean Bridge, a suspension bridge that is the only one of its kind in Illinois and which crosses the Kaskaskia River.
Clinton County, Illinois-County Veteran's Memorial (8945 words)
Barkley was born in Carlyle August 28, 1895, the son of Mr.
The 19 year old Carlyle youth had seen an enemy soldier run into a cave on Iwo Jima and in his attempt to rout the enemy from the cave was himself killed.
He was born at Carlyle July 9, 1943, and after graduation from Mater Dei High School attended the General Motors Institute at Flint, Michigan, with a degree in engineering and was employed by the Fisher Body Plant in St. Louis, Missouri for five years prior to his entry into the service.
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