Carencro, Louisiana Population 2024

15,401

Carencro is a city located in Lafayette Parish Louisiana. Carencro has a 2024 population of 15,401. Carencro is currently growing at a rate of 10.93% annually and its population has increased by 64.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,370 in 2020.

The average household income in Carencro is $69,776 with a poverty rate of 19.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carencro is 33.3 years, 31.2 years for males, and 34.1 years for females.

Carencro Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.27%
  • White: 43.88%
  • Two or more races: 4.56%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
7.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,965.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
64.36% (6,031)
The current population of Carencro, Louisiana is 15,401 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,370.

Carencro, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American5,12550.27%
White4,47343.88%
Two or more races4654.56%
Other race780.77%
Asian280.27%
Native American250.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carencro Population by Race

Carencro Population Pyramid 2024

Carencro Median Age

33.3

Total

31.2

Male

34.1

Female

Carencro Adults

There are 7,418 adults, (1,361 of whom are seniors) in Carencro.

Carencro Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Carencro Sex Ratio

Female5,25151.51%
Male4,94348.49%

Carencro Population by Age

Carencro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1732.4164.835.2
Non Family1,8111.1357.342.7
Married1,4743.2788.611.4
Female7393.8945.254.8
Male1492.0518.181.9
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3.29

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carencro Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carencro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carencro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.75%.

Carencro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,828

Average Earnings

$68,345

Average Male

$28,835

Average Female

Carencro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carencro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carencro Language

91.79% of Carencro residents speak only English, while 8.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.29% of the population.

Carencro Language

Carencro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,0911,24524.45%
White4,34450311.58%
Multiple45725956.67%
Hispanic1755129.14%
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19.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.35%

Male Poverty Rate

24.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carencro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carencro is Multiple, with 56.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carencro is White, with 11.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.61%.

Carencro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.26%
High School19.38%
Bachelors or Greater10.12%
Some College4.51%
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Carencro Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed62.5%
Female Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed7.75%
Male Employed1.24%
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Carencro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carencro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carencro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Carencro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carencro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Carencro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carencro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

260

Number of Veterans

240

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Carencro Veterans by War

count

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Carencro Veterans by Age

count

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Carencro Veterans by Race

Carencro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

71.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carencro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Carencro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carencro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carencro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.84%

Born in Carencro

98.4%

Native Born

1.6%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.4% of Carencro residents were born in the United States, with 87.84% having been born in Louisiana. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Carencro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,9911,5187.07%
202821,4731,5187.61%
202719,9551,5188.23%
202618,4371,5188.97%
202516,9191,5189.86%
202415,4011,51810.93%
202313,8831,51812.28%
202212,3651,51813.99%
202110,8471,47715.76%
20209,370-201-2.1%
20199,5712582.77%
20189,3132522.78%
20179,0611842.07%
20168,8772122.45%
20158,6651041.21%
20148,5611261.49%
20138,4352473.02%
20128,1881972.47%
20117,9912022.59%
20107,7891,66927.27%
20006,12069112.73%
19905,4291,71746.26%
19803,712
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Carencro Population by Year