The city of Carlyle is located in the county of Clinton. It covers a total area of 8.7 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in architecture, automotive, apparel, freight forwarding, insurance, oil and lubrication, real estate and publishing, contribute to the economic development of the inhabitants of the city. Commercial spaces are utilized by tourist information centers, stores of sports medicine, service station, restaurants, recreation centers, night clubs, gourmet shops and factory outlet stores. Services related to food delivery, health, printing and real estate inspection services, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.