Carencro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 8,973 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Carencro is the 66th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Carencro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (12.98%), sales jobs (11.59%), and management occupations (6.97%).
The percentage of adults in Carencro with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.77% of adults in Carencro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Carencro in 2010 was $23,424, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,696 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 French, French Canadian, German, Acadian/Cajun, and English.
The most common language spoken in Carencro is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.