Carencro, Louisiana

Population 7,704

Carencro is located in Lafayette Parish, LA. The population is 7,704, making Carencro the 5th largest city in Lafayette Parish.

There are 2 public schools in Carencro with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Carencro is high , and there are 26 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Carencro is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Carencro property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Carencro include Ossun, Cankton and Scott.

Carencro Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 24%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15.3%

Crime Rate

6.97% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 362
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 458
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

53.53% Higher than national avg.
  • 26 offenders in Carencro
  • 33.75 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

35 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 32


Low 2.8%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 3.6%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Carencro, LA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Carencro's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.
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1 Private School

Carencro Catholic School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

26 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Carencro, LA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$222,500 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

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  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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54 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Carencro, LA issued 54 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Carencro, LA issued 40 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $580
  • 1 Bedroom: $735
  • 2 Bedrooms: $835
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,115
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,275

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Environmental Hazards

35 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (308/320)
    Carencro, LA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Carencro, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.79 Average
    Carencro, LA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 53.18°
  • February 56.23°
  • March 62.73°
  • April 69.78°
  • May 76.53°
  • June 83°
  • July 83.3°
  • August 83.94°
  • September 78.93°
  • October 69.38°
  • November 60.7°
  • December 53.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Carencro, LA

Carencro, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Carencro, LA has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Carencro, LA has a low risk of hail storms.
Carencro, LA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Carencro, LA: $38,467


Unemployment in Carencro is 2.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.6% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.83%
White Collar - 53.17%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • Charles W. Boustany Jr.

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

6 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Carencro, LA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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