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People

Total Population 713
Male Share of the Population 52.5%
Female Share of the Population 47.5%
Senior Citizens 4.6%
Employed Population 16+ 324
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 44%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3%
Median Earnings25+ $37,177
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,956
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,429

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,568
% Above Poverty Level 78.3%
% Below Poverty Level 21.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.5%
Median Gross Rent $192
Median House Value $24,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.7%
US/American 0%
English 0.4%
Irish 2.7%

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GRAND COTEAU
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
Station LAFAYETTE REG AP
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
Station NEW IBERIA
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carencro 8,084 $50,560
Church Point 4,529 $25,875
Grand Coteau 914 $33,182
Lafayette 123,528 $63,120
Scott 8,775 $66,641
Sunset 2,904 $56,157
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