Living in Carencro, LA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Carencro SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
6

Carencro, LA Crime Report

284
Total Crimes
3,095.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
20.53%
Above National Average

Carencro, LA Cost Of Living

90
Carencro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Carencro, Louisiana Info Snack

Carencro (/kærnkro/; historically French: St.-Pierre) is a small city in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. It is a suburb of the nearby city of Lafayette. The population was 7,526 at the 2010 census, up from 6,120 at the 2000 census. Its name comes from the Cajun French word for buzzard: the spot was one where large flocks of buzzards roosted in the bald cypress trees. The name means "carrion crow."
Population
8,775
Unemployment
6.1%
Poverty
18.7%
Median Home
$153,900
Median Income
$36,531
Median Rent
$713

Carencro, LA Photos

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Rankings for Carencro in Louisiana

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Map Of Carencro, LA

Population over time in Carencro

Year Population % Change
2017 8,775 1.8%
2016 8,620 2.4%
2015 8,420 1.8%
2014 8,269 2.3%
2013 8,084 2.5%
2012 7,885 2.3%
2011 7,704 3.5%
2010 7,447 1.3%
2009 7,355 -
Crime/100k Carencro LA USA
Violent Crime 239.8 537.5 368.9
Murder 10.9 11.4 5.0
Robbery 54.5 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 163.5 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 2855.9 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 403.3 668.1 376.0
Larceny 2387.2 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 65.4 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Carencro

White
48.5% (4,253)
African American
47.2% (4,140)
American Indian
0.2% (18)
Asian
0.0% (2)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (37)
Two Or More
0.9% (79)
Hispanic
2.8% (246)
Race Carencro LA USA
White 48.5% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 47.2% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Carencro, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
10.0% (88,015)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (81,387)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.8% (147,663)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (100,740)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.1% (141,566)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.7% (111,344)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (84,568)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.7% (102,595)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (19,617)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Carencro LA USA
Less than $10,000 10.0% 9.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.8% 12.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.1% 12.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.7% 16.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 10.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.7% 12.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 4.3% 7.0%

Gender in Carencro

Female
49.8% (4,368)
Male
50.2% (4,406)
Gender Carencro LA USA
Female 49.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carencro for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (789)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (1,140)
High School / GED
37.0% (3,246)
Some College
21.0% (1,842)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (351)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (1,053)
Master's Degree
4.0% (351)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Carencro LA USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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