Carencro Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Carencro: Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States

About

Carencro is a city located in the county of Lafayette Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,526 and a population density of 988 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,945 inhabitants.

The city was created 257 years ago in 1764.

Carencro Quick Facts

Population : 9,945 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Lafayette Parish
Postal code : 70520
Phone Area Codes : 337
Area : 7.62 km2
Named for : buzzard
Altitude : 39 feet / 12 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1765 (257 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:22:03 (19th May 2022)
Density : 1,305 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 24.32% (2010-2020)
Carencro locator map
Location of Carencro on Louisiana map.
Downtown Carencro  Louisiana image
Downtown Carencro Louisiana
Downtown Carencro  Louisiana image

Geography

Carencro is located at 30°19'2"N 92°2'56"W (30.3171400, -92.0490100).

Carencro map

Demographics

The population of Carencro increased by 24.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,526 - census
2011 7,889 4.6% estimation process
2012 8,083 2.4% estimation process
2013 8,327 2.93% estimation process
2014 8,453 1.49% estimation process
2015 8,553 1.17% estimation process
2016 8,765 2.42% estimation process
2017 8,947 2.03% estimation process
2018 9,196 2.71% estimation process
2019 9,449 2.68% estimation process
2020 9,945 4.99% estimation process

Carencro zip code is 70520. County name: Lafayette, County fips: 22055

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People born in Carencro (6)

People born in Carencro, including musician Marc Broussard, choreographer Marc Breaux, musician Rockin' Dopsie, .

List

  • Aldus Roger (Cajun accordion player from the United States) he was born in 02/02/1915
  • Quinten Lawrence (American football player) he was born in 21/09/1984
  • Ronald Ardoin (American jockey) he was born in 13/06/1957

Schools in Carencro

College & universities near Carencro, LA

Code Name City ZIP
434061 South Louisiana Community College Lafayette (LA) 70506-4109

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Carencro, LA

Code Name Address Type
LFT Lafayette 133 East Grant St. RAIL
NIB New Iberia West Washington St. RAIL
BTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1253 Florida St. BUS
LCH Lake Charles 100 Ryan Street RAIL

Post offices near Carencro

Post Office Name City ZIP
Carencr Post Office Carencro (LA) 70520

Other cities in Lafayette Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lafayette Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Lafayette 126,535 Fourth-largest city in Louisiana
Youngsville 15,262 Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States of America
Broussard 11,303 Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette and St.
Scott 8,787 Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States
Duson 1,761 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Carencro distances to largest Louisiana cities