Carencro, Louisiana Population 2020

9,535

Carencro is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 9,535, it is the 39th largest city in Louisiana and the 3195th largest city in the United States. Carencro is currently growing at a rate of 1.89% annually and its population has increased by 26.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,526 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Carencro has a population density of 1,217 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carencro is $49,048 with a poverty rate of 18.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $713 per month, and the median house value is $153,900. The median age in Carencro is 32.1 years, 29.8 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.9 males.

Carencro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carencro was:

  • White: 50.39%
  • Black or African American: 47.18%
  • Other race: 1.30%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carencro, Louisiana is 9,535, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,181.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,526.

Carencro, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,42250.39%
Black or African American4,14047.18%
Some Other Race1141.30%
Two or More Races790.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.21%
Asian20.02%

Carencro Population Pyramid 2020

Carencro Median Age

32.1


Total

29.8


Male

36.4


Female

Carencro Adults

There are 6,460 adults, (1,117 of whom are seniors) in Carencro.

Carencro Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carencro Sex Ratio

Female

4,368

49.78%

Male

4,407

50.22%

Carencro Households and Families

Carencro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carencro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All58.4%41.6%
Male58%42%
Female48.9%51.1%
Non Family44.4%55.6%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3102.658.4
Non Family1,4341.1944.4
Married1,1003.9281.7
Female5713.4448.9
Male2053.0858

3.45

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carencro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4768.31%
9th to 12th Grade73712.87%
High School Graduate2,13337.24%
Some College1,19720.90%
Associates Degree2344.09%
Bachelors Degree70812.36%
Graduate Degree2434.24%

Carencro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0142,479663
Black2,5181,925258
Hispanic12247
Other Race5819
Multiple Races544429
Native American1818
Asian221

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 multiple races people with a rate of 53.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,048$48,342$27,341
Less Than High School$19,663$18,050$21,310
High School Grad$27,462$48,523$19,375
Some College$31,944$53,481$28,079
Bachelors Degree$48,226$51,250$40,927
Graduate Degree$60,269$42,460$60,919

$32,048

Average Earnings

$48,342

Average Male

$27,341

Average Female

Carencro Language

Carencro Language by Age

Carencro Language

87.84% of Carencro residents speak only English, while 12.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.46% of the population.

Carencro Poverty

Carencro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,0981,04725.55%
White4,00949012.22%
Hispanic2462610.57%
Multiple742027.03%
Asian2150.00%

18.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.24%

Male Poverty Rate

23.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carencro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carencro is Asian, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carencro is Hispanic, with 10.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.89%
High School16.04%
Bachelors or Greater12.05%
Some College8.91%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.09%
Male Unemployed13.36%
Female Employed12.11%
Male Employed4.42%

Carencro Income

Carencro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,531$49,048
Families$45,106$59,342
Married Families$71,020-
Non Families$21,125$34,064

Carencro Marital Status

Carencro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Carencro Married by Age and Sex

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

Carencro Veterans

320

Number of Veterans

278

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam114
Second Gulf War99
Korea62
First Gulf War18
World War II5
Age Group Veterans
75+103
18 to 3499
65 to 7462
55 to 6443
35 to 5413
Name Veterans % of Total
White1665.06%
Black1434.69%
Indian1161.11%

$Carencro Veterans by Education

15.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carencro Employment Status

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Carencro Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

92.27%

Born in Louisiana

98.28%

Native Born

1.72%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.28% of Carencro residents were born in the United States, with 92.27% having been born in Louisiana. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,5351771.89%
20199,3581771.93%
20189,1812422.71%
20178,9391772.02%
20168,7622092.44%
20158,5531021.21%
20148,4511261.51%
20138,3252433.01%
20128,0821932.45%
20117,8891982.57%
20107,6911,5712.31%
20006,1206911.21%
19905,4291,7173.88%
19803,7120.00%