Cankton, Louisiana

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Cankton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 124 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St Landry
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 70584
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.345
Longitude -92.109

Cankton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 56 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 63.2 inches
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 62.1 inches
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.8 inches
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Cankton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 362 100%
Male 170 47%
Female 192 53%
Under 18 89 24.6%
18+ 273 75.4%
65+ 49 13.5%
Median Age 33.9
Average Family Size 2.93
White 341 94.2%
African-American 19 5.2%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Cankton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 374
Growth 12
Growth % 3.3%

Cankton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
French (except Basque) 35.3%
US/American 29.4%
French Canadian 14.9%
Acadian/Cajun 5.5%
German 4.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.9%
English 2.3%
Italian 1.3%
Portuguese 1%
Polish 1%
Norwegian 0.6%
Irish 0.3%
Celtic 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cankton 362 $36,250
Carencro 6,120 $27,539
Church Point 4,756 $27,037
Grand Coteau 1,040 $26,528
Lafayette 110,257 $47,783
Scott 7,870 $41,538
Sunset 2,352 $29,559
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