Carencro, Louisiana Population 2021

9,955
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Carencro is a city located in Lafayette Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 9,955, it is the 36th largest city in Louisiana and the 3117th largest city in the United States . Carencro is currently growing at a rate of 2.61% annually and its population has increased by 32.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,526 in 2010. Carencro reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Carencro has a population density of 1,270 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carencro is $55,438 with a poverty rate of 18.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $759 per month, and the median house value is $167,300. The median age in Carencro is 33 years, 30.4 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Carencro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carencrowas:

  • White: 52.13%
  • Black or African American: 46.04%
  • Other race: 1.10%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Two or more races: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carencro, Louisiana is 9,955 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,449.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,526.

Carencro, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,68352.13%
Black or African American4,13646.04%
Some Other Race991.10%
Asian300.33%
Two or More Races280.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.09%
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Carencro Population by Race

Carencro Population Pyramid $2021

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Carencro Median Age

33


Total

30.4


Male

36.2


Female

Carencro Adults

There are 6,601 adults, (1,099 of whom are seniors) in Carencro.

Carencro Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carencro Sex Ratio

Female

4,549

50.63%

Male

4,435

49.37%

Carencro Population by Age

Carencro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carencro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.2%57.8%
Male42.8%57.2%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
All59.6%40.4%
Married82.9%17.1%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carencro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5332.559.6
Non Family1,5531.1351.4
Married1,1533.782.9
Female6193.5442.2
Male2082.9242.8

3.33

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Carencro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4757.88%
9th to 12th Grade73712.23%
High School Graduate2,07534.43%
Some College1,18719.69%
Associates Degree3986.60%
Bachelors Degree80913.42%
Graduate Degree3465.74%
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Carencro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carencro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,2782,728665
Black2,5881,986461
Hispanic10444
Other Race4311
2+ Races282815
Asian212114
Native American88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Carencro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,427$49,063$26,790
Less Than 9th Grade$20,357$18,350$28,125
High School Graduate$30,659$53,008$18,371
Some College$32,435$58,470$27,083
Bachelors Degree$39,844$51,301$37,500
Graduate Degree$49,875$60,732$48,375

$35,427

Average Earnings

$49,063

Average Male

$26,790

Average Female

Carencro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carencro Language by Age

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Carencro Language

89.91% of Carencro residents speak only English, while 10.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.61% of the population.

Carencro Language

Carencro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,0881,05825.88%
White4,28856813.25%
Hispanic220167.27%
Multiple23834.78%
Asian3013.33%

18.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.38%

Male Poverty Rate

21.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carencro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carencro is Multiple, with 34.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carencro is Asian, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.33%.

Carencro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.53%
High School15.31%
Bachelors or Greater14.43%
Some College10.84%

Carencro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.76%
Female Employed12.44%
Female Unemployed8.99%
Male Employed5.89%

Carencro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carencro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,162$55,438
Families$48,947$65,364
Married Families$75,528-
Non Families$26,979$40,188
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Income by Household Type

Carencro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Carencro Married by Age and Sex

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Carencro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Carencro Marital Status by Race

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Carencro Marital Status

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327

Number of Veterans

278

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam108
Second Gulf War63
Korea42
First Gulf War31
World War II5

Carencro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+115
35 to 5466
65 to 7460
18 to 3451
55 to 6435

Carencro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2216.29%
Black983.28%
Native American8100.00%

Carencro Veterans by Race

Carencro Veterans by Education

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19.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carencro Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Carencro Employment by Age

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Carencro Employment by Race

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Carencro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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91.33%

Born in Carencro

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

0.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Carencro residents were born in the United States, with 91.33% having been born in Louisiana. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carencro Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,9552532.61%
20209,7022532.68%
20199,4492532.75%
20189,1962492.78%
20178,9471822.08%
20168,7652122.48%
20158,5531001.18%
20148,4531261.51%
20138,3272443.02%
20128,0831942.46%
20117,8891972.56%
20107,6921,5722.31%
20006,1206911.21%
19905,4291,7173.88%
19803,7120.00%

Carencro Population by Year