Demographics

People

Total Population741
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens6.9%
Employed Population 16+292
Age of the Population29

Families

% of people married48.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.4%
Median Earnings25+$38,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,536
% Above Poverty Level79.1%
% Below Poverty Level20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.1%
Median Gross Rent$692
Median House Value$89,600

Ancestry

Canadian45.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.3%
French Except Basque5.5%
German1.3%
English1.3%
Italian1.1%
Swedish0.3%
Arab0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
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Cankton Almanac

CategoryValue
County St Landry Parish
Standard Zip Codes70584
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.4
Approximate Longitude-92.06

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)

StationGRAND COTEAU
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp41 to 62 F
Apr Temp56 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp57 to 82 F
Annual Precip63.2 inches
StationLAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp42 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip62.1 inches
StationNEW IBERIA
Distance31.8 miles
Jan Temp41 to 61 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp59 to 80 F
Annual Precip60.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carencro8,775$45,106
Church Point4,511$47,353
Grand Coteau808$31,111
Lafayette126,515$69,663
Scott8,761$58,895
Sunset2,926$50,500

Cankton Public Schools

Cankton Elementary School
602 Main Street
ZIP: 70584
(337) 668-4465
Primary
Total Enrollment 573
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