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Demographics

People

Total Population783
Male Share of the Population52.6%
Female Share of the Population47.4%
Senior Citizens3.8%
Employed Population 16+299
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married47%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.4%
Median Earnings25+$35,227
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$10,682
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,938
% Above Poverty Level70.4%
% Below Poverty Level29.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.7%
Median Gross Rent$805
Median House Value$104,700

Ancestry

Canadian41.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.6%
French Except Basque6.6%
English1.7%
German1%
Italian0.4%
Lebanese0.3%
Arab0.3%
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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
Carencro8,620$49,375
Church Point4,501$49,332
Grand Coteau964$32,375
Lafayette126,476$67,108
Scott8,784$63,000
Sunset2,955$51,151

Cankton Public Schools

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