Carencro, Louisiana

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Population in 2019: 9,449 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +54.4%
Males: 4,611  (48.8%)
Females: 4,838  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70507, 70520.

Carencro Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,613 (it was $22,716 in 2000)
Carencro:

$41,613
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,671 (it was $11,491 in 2000)

Carencro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $173,439 (it was $67,200 in 2000)
Carencro:

$173,439
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $252,435; detached houses: $198,839; mobile homes: $507,684

Median gross rent in 2019: $759.

March 2019 cost of living index in Carencro: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.0%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.9% for Black residents, 7.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Carencro, LA (2019)
    • 4,53650.0%White alone
    • 4,30447.4%Black alone
    • 2222.4%Hispanic
    • 440.5%Other race alone
    • 290.3%Asian alone
    • 190.2%Two or more races
    • 110.1%American Indian alone

Races in Carencro detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Carencro, Louisiana as of May 27, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carencro is 314 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Carencro by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.8)
2
(22.4)
1
(10.9)
3
(32.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(14.5)
2
(26.3)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(159.5)
9
(118.5)
10
(130.4)
8
(97.4)
10
(118.1)
4
(46.2)
4
(45.6)
4
(44.7)
5
(54.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
59
(855.4)
41
(539.8)
45
(586.9)
23
(279.9)
26
(307.1)
30
(346.7)
13
(148.4)
13
(145.3)
15
(163.5)
31
(330.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(942.4)
76
(1,001)
93
(1,213)
43
(523.4)
42
(496.1)
50
(577.8)
32
(365.2)
24
(268.3)
37
(403.3)
43
(458.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
183
(2,653)
199
(2,620)
199
(2,595)
253
(3,079)
207
(2,445)
231
(2,670)
138
(1,575)
173
(1,934)
219
(2,387)
173
(1,843)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(174.0)
13
(171.2)
9
(117.4)
12
(146.1)
16
(189.0)
26
(300.5)
10
(114.1)
14
(156.5)
6
(65.4)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index416.6353.1391.1256.7244.5282.2186.7204.8208.5235.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Carencro, LA

Crime rate in Carencro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 31 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Louisiana average:

2.58
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Ancestries: French (16.8%), French Canadian (8.2%), American (5.8%), Cajun (3.1%), German (2.4%), English (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 6.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,553 people per square mile   (low).

Carencro, Louisiana map

119 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $973 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $240 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (7.0 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (54.8 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (203.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Cankton, LA (2.2 miles ),
Ossun, LA (2.2 miles ),
Scott, LA (2.5 miles ),
Sunset, LA (2.6 miles ),
Lafayette, LA (2.6 miles ),
Grand Coteau, LA (2.7 miles ),
Breaux Bridge, LA (3.0 miles ),
Arnaudville, LA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 30.31 N, Longitude: 92.04 W

Area code: 337

Distribution of median household income in Carencro, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Carencro, LA in 2019
Carencro satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $15,700
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2005: 107 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2006: 101 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2009: 85 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2010: 77 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2011: 72 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2012: 88 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2013: 40 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2015: 136 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2016: 118 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2017: 138 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2018: 144 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2019: 186 buildings, average cost: $133,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Carencro, LA residents
Average permit cost in Carencro, LA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Historical population in Carencro, LA
Historical housing units in Carencro, LA

Population change in the 1990s: +382 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in Carencro, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (12.1%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Carencro, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Carencro, Louisiana

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Carencro, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.1. This is better than average.

City:

53.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Carencro-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Carencro city center killed 4 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1977, a category F3 tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carencro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 177.2 miles away from Carencro center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 433.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 289.2 miles away from Carencro center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 179.2 miles away from Carencro center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lafayette Parish (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carencro topographic map

Main business address for: OMNI ENERGY SERVICES CORP (OIL AND GAS FIELD EXPLORATION SERVICES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Carencro:

  • SIS LANE COMMUNITY HOME (130 SIS LANE)
  • TISON GROUP HOME (130 TISON LANE)
  • EVANGELINE OAKS GUEST HOUSE (240 ARCENEAUX ROAD)

Heliports located in Carencro:

Amtrak station near Carencro:

  • 7 miles: LAFAYETTE (133 E. GRANT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carencro:

  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 7 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 7 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 7 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 53 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 54 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 55 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 68 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)

Private high school in Carencro:

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II ACADEMY (Students: 140, Location: 3470 NE EVANGELINE THRUWAY, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Carencro:

Private elementary/middle school in Carencro:

  • CARENCRO CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 422, Location: 200 W SAINT PETER ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Carencro: Evangeline Downs (A), Manola Street Water Treatment Plant (B), Carencro Police Department (C), Carencro Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carencro include: First Baptist Church of Carencro (A), Saint Peters Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Carencro: Pelican Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Louisiana Hockeyplex Ice Arena (3607 Northwest Evangeline Trwy).

Hotel: Economy Inn (3525 Northwest Evangeline Trwy).

Birthplace of: Kevin Faulk - Football player, Jack Breaux - Soilder, Rockin' Dopsie - Accordionist.

Lafayette Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Carencro and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF CARENCRO WATER SYSTEM (Address: P.O. DRAWER 10 , Population served: 6,873, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.2%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Carencro in 2010:

  • 120 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 116 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
164 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Carencro (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Carencro Branch at 4506 N University Avenue, branch established on 1965/03/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Iberiabank: Carencro Branch at 805 Veterans Drive, branch established on 1982/12/30. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Home Bank: Carencro Branch at 806 Bernard Road, branch established on 2007/06/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $953.5 mil, Deposits: $732.8 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • St. Landry Bank and Trust Company: Carencro Branch at 4302 North University Avenue, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $253.0 mil, Deposits: $221.5 mil, headquarters in Opelousas, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Saint Landry Bancshares, Inc.
  • Rayne State Bank & Trust Company: Carencro Branch at 4200 N. University Avenue, branch established on 1998/10/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $294.4 mil, Deposits: $263.6 mil, headquarters in Rayne, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Financial Corporation Of Louisiana

For population 15 years and over in Carencro:

Marital status in Carencro, LA
  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Carencro:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Carencro
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Religion statistics for Carencro, LA (based on Lafayette Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic99,93528
Evangelical Protestant33,60969
Black Protestant25,17810
Mainline Protestant8,69116
Other1,85011
Orthodox1642
None52,151-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 51
Here:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Here:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
Here:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 154
Lafayette Parish:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lafayette Parish:

9.0%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lafayette Parish:

25.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lafayette Parish:

12.4%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
Louisiana:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.9%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Carencro:

29.4
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Carencro:

20.5%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.5%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Carencro:

52.2%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
Louisiana:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carencro, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$98,242$47,1560$0
Streets and Highways 5$10,314$24,7540$0
Financial Administration 5$15,930$38,2320$0
Other Government Administration 4$10,216$30,6484$713
Water Supply 4$9,162$27,4860$0
Gas Supply 3$13,639$54,5560$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,224$32,89625$11,036
Firefighters 3$8,982$35,92814$6,269
Police - Other 2$5,982$35,8920$0
Sewerage 1$2,503$30,0360$0
Totals for Government 55$183,195$39,97043$18,018

Carencro government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,139,000 ($120.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($4.34)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,724,000 ($499.95)
    Police Protection: $2,555,000 ($270.40)
    Water Utilities: $1,429,000 ($151.23)
    Sewerage: $1,157,000 ($122.45)
    Central Staff Services: $1,067,000 ($112.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $776,000 ($82.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $676,000 ($71.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $666,000 ($70.48)
    Gas Utilities: $642,000 ($67.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $480,000 ($50.80)
    Regular Highways: $448,000 ($47.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($5.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $367,000 ($38.84)

Carencro government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,074,000 ($113.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $817,000 ($86.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $767,000 ($81.17)
    Other: $181,000 ($19.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,715,000 ($181.50)
    Public Welfare: $11,000 ($1.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($1.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $567,000 ($60.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $412,000 ($43.60)
    Rents: $35,000 ($3.70)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($1.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,170,000 ($123.82)
    Gas Utilities: $556,000 ($58.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $461,000 ($48.79)
    General Local Government Support: $453,000 ($47.94)
    Highways: $21,000 ($2.22)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,635,000 ($490.53)
    Other License: $565,000 ($59.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $430,000 ($45.51)
    Property: $230,000 ($24.34)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $159,000 ($16.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $14,000 ($1.48)

Carencro government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,272,000 ($134.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,272,000 ($134.62)

Carencro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,221,000 ($764.21)

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($443 average AGI)
Lafayette Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Martin Parish, LA  0.62% ($41,740 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.59% ($48,357)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.55% ($44,914)


6.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($744 average AGI)
Lafayette Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Martin Parish, LA  0.61% ($40,891 average AGI)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.57% ($48,737)
to Vermilion Parish, LA  0.51% ($48,541)
Businesses in Carencro, LA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Popeyes1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Carencro:

  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: KSLO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KROF (960 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carencro:

  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K209BS (89.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • K280CI (103.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Carencro:

  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDCG-LP (Channel 22; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: ACADIANA CABLE ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Carencro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Carencro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 344ft / 105mTotal length
  • $972,000Total costs
  • 435,840Total average daily traffic
  • 43,558Total average daily truck traffic
  • 369,899Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Carencro, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Carencro, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carencro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Carencro, LA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carencro)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Carencro)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$157,49312$109,07841$118,3316$20,2253$146,1733$38,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$175,9500$02$139,9301$67,0100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$145,5994$75,04814$110,6695$17,8240$05$31,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$162,8321$109,5208$146,7131$90,0600$01$21,610
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$151,8642$118,9603$114,0801$41,5800$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.01 , 0021.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$181,8003$185,417
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.01 , 0021.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Carencro, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Carencro, LA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 107. The highest number of fires - 195 took place in 2010, and the least - 5 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Carencro, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.5%), and Outside Fires (38.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Carencro, LA
    • 86747.5%Structure Fires
    • 69838.2%Outside Fires
    • 21611.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 462.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carencro, LA
Most common first names in Carencro, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph7168.6 years
Mary4075.3 years
Marie3381.3 years
John3267.7 years
Paul2565.6 years
Hazel2178.9 years
Louis2076.4 years
Anna1979.3 years
George1775.5 years
Lucille1684.0 years
Most common last names in Carencro, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Prejean7677.2 years
Guilbeau6779.4 years
Broussard6574.9 years
Breaux5476.3 years
Benoit5075.7 years
Guidry4976.1 years
Arceneaux4876.3 years
Cormier4573.9 years
Babineaux4272.4 years
Comeaux3974.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carencro, LA
  • 86.6%Electricity
  • 13.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carencro, LA
  • 88.7%Electricity
  • 10.9%Utility gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Carencro compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Carencro on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nicaragua (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 (70520) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #94 (70507) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kenneth H. Vincent (4)
  • Vernon Dwain Hutchins (3)
  • Kevin G. Kidder (3)
  • Douglas Kirk Schambough (2)
  • Sheila Wartelle (2)
  • Ames Lafferty (2)
  • Aaron William Dugas (2)
  • Saad Aziz (1)
  • David Wayne Gautreaux (1)
  • Michael Drennan (1)

Total of 30 patent applications in 2008-2022.