Carencro, LA
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Carencro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 8,575 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Carencro is the 66th largest community in Louisiana.

Carencro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Carencro is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Carencro who work in office and administrative support (18.74%), sales jobs (9.33%), and management occupations (7.28%).

The citizens of Carencro are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.39% of adults in Carencro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Carencro in 2010 was $24,485, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,940 for a family of four. However, Carencro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Carencro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Carencro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carencro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Carencro include German, French Canadian, Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Carencro is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.