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Welcome to Carencro ...
The city of Carencro is located in Lafayette Parish.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Carencro has a population of 8,973 people<1> (see below for details).
Carencro was established in 1765.
The community of Carencro is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Carencro lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Carencro lies within the (337) area code.
The ZIP code for Carencro: 70520<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Carencro had a population of 7,526 people. This makes Carencro the parish's 5th most populous community.
The population of Carencro represents 0.17% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 47th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,526 people, the population of Carencro increased 22.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,120 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Carencro had an population of 8,973 people. This is an increase of 19.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 46.62% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Carencro.
Communities near Carencro ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Carencro and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Carencro.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Carencro:
Websites for Carencro ...
Official Website: www.cityofcarencro.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carencro ...
Looking for more information about Carencro? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Carencro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carencro.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Carencro: www.cityofcarencro.org/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019