Economic Development


2016 Carencro Population – 8,602
2016 Lafayette Parish Population – 238,586
2013 Lafayette Parish Average Civilian Labor Force – 120,182

Tax Structure
State of Louisiana – 5 percent
City of Carencro – 2 percent (an additional 1 percent levied inside the I-49 Economic Development District.)
Lafayette Parish School Board – 2 percent

Through Louisiana Economic Development programs, tax incentives are available to business and industry moving into the Carencro area. Request information on tax incentives for business.