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Carencro is in Lafayette Parish, in the Lafayette metro area.
The community name derives from American-French for turkey vulture
The latitude of Carencro is 30.316N. The longitude is -92.048W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,022.
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4% of Carencro residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carencro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carencro was $11,491, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Carencro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Carencro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $632.
Libraries in Carencro include Carencro Branch ... View libraries
Lafayette Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carencro political report.
The average commute time for Carencro workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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