Cankton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)38210891
Median age25.736.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1860%43%43%
Speak English84%92%79%
Speak Spanish8%4%13%
Cankton, LA has a population of 778 and is the 16,798th largest city in the United States. The population density is 382 per sq mi which is 253% higher than the Louisiana average and 321% higher than the national average. The median age in Cankton is 26 which is approximately 29% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Cankton, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 84% of Cankton residents were born in Louisiana, 9% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Cankton is 253% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Cankton is 29% lower than Louisiana.
  • In Cankton 70.57% of the population is White.
  • In Cankton 21.59% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Cankton 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Cankton population breakdown by race

Black or African American21.59%32.16%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.57%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race4.50%1.83%3.06%
Other race3.34%1.09%4.75%
In Cankton, 9.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Cankton, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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