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Population (year 2000): 6,120. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,097 (-0.4% change)
Males: 2,865 (46.8%), Females: 3,255 (53.2%)

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Median resident age: 33.2 years
Median household income: $22,716 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Carencro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.7%)
  • Black (42.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (11.7%), French (10.7%), French Canadian (9.8%), German (3.3%), Irish (2.4%), English (1.8%).

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Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 6.1 square miles

Carencro,

For population 25 years and over in Carencro

  • High school or higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carencro city

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +382 (+6.7%).



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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (62.9 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (232.6 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (5.3 miles Cankton, LA (6.2 miles Scott, LA (6.7 miles Sunset, LA Lafayette, (7.0 miles Coteau, LA (7.2 miles Grand LA (9.8 miles Arnaudville, Bridge, LA (10.1 miles Breaux LA (11.1 miles Duson,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 18 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 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

Latitude: 30.31 N, Longitude: 92.04 W

Area code: 337


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.9%), Retail trade (15.7%).

Average climate in Carencro, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Carencro,

Carencro-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.3 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 3 tornado 6.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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


Hospitals/medical centers near Carencro:
  • UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • VERMILION HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • COMMUNITY REHABILITATION OF LAFAYETTE (about 7 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carencro:
  • LAFAYETTE REGIONAL (about 9 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; ID: LFT)
  • ACADIANA REGIONAL (about 23 miles; NEW IBERIA, LA; ID: ARA)
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 65 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carencro:
  • KIBS AIR PARK (about 8 miles; BRISTOL, LA; ID: L89)
  • BORDELON AIRPARK (about 13 miles; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; ID: L28)
  • ST LANDRY PARISH-AHART FIELD (about 17 miles; OPELOUSAS, LA; ID: OPL)

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:
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (about 9 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; Full-time enrollment: 13,673)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & AG & MECH & HEBERT LAWS CTR (about 60 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 28,696)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A & M COLLEGE (about 61 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 8,399)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; FT enrollment: 6,460)
  • NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; FT enrollment: 6,244)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; HAMMOND, LA; FT enrollment: 12,549)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 122 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; FT enrollment: 7,710)
Public primary/middle schools in Carencro:
  • CARENCRO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 851; Location: 4301 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVENUE; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • CARENCRO HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 601 TEE MA ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Carencro:
  • CARENCRO CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 487; Location: 200 WEST ST PETER ST; Grades: PK - 8)
 

Carencro compared to Louisiana state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

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.)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: KSLO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)

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.)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNEK-FM (104.7 FM; WASHINGTON, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDCG-LP (Channel 22; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: ACADIANA CABLE ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • 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)

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