Carencro East median real estate price is $287,751, which is more expensive than 66.4% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 40.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Carencro East is currently $1,584, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.1% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.
Carencro East is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Carencro, Louisiana.
Carencro East real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Carencro East neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Carencro East has a 11.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.5% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (6.2%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Carencro, the Carencro East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the Carencro East neighborhood has more French and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 39.0% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 4.1% have Lebanese ancestry.
Carencro East is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Carencro East neighborhood in Carencro are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 10.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 50.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Carencro East neighborhood, 29.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.0%), and 19.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the Carencro East neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.2% of households. Some people also speak French (5.2%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Carencro East neighborhood in Carencro, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (39.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (8.8%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Carencro East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.