Cankton, Louisiana Population 2020

503

Cankton is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 503, it is the 226th largest city in Louisiana and the 13278th largest city in the United States. Cankton is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 3.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 484 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Cankton has a population density of 247 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cankton is $60,044 with a poverty rate of 20.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $89,600. The median age in Cankton is 29.1 years, 33 years for males, and 26.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males.

Cankton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cankton was:

  • White: 85.43%
  • Black or African American: 10.12%
  • Two or more races: 4.05%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cankton, Louisiana is 503, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 499.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 484.

Cankton, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63385.43%
Black or African American7510.12%
Two or More Races304.05%
Some Other Race30.40%

Cankton Population Pyramid 2020

Cankton Median Age

29.1


Total

33


Male

26.9


Female

Cankton Adults

There are 462 adults, (51 of whom are seniors) in Cankton.

Cankton Age Dependency

80.3

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cankton Sex Ratio

Female

385

51.96%

Male

356

48.04%

Cankton Households and Families

Cankton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cankton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.6%3.4%
All88.5%11.5%
Non Family85.2%14.8%
Female72.3%27.7%
Male0%0%

88.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2263.2888.5
Married1183.9296.6
Non Family611.2385.2
Female474.3272.3
Male00

4.04

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cankton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade133.16%
9th to 12th Grade378.98%
High School Graduate21752.67%
Some College7919.17%
Associates Degree143.40%
Bachelors Degree4310.44%
Graduate Degree92.18%

Cankton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36431436
Black353516
Multiple Races1010
Hispanic33
Other Race33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 45.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,500$45,417$30,000
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$40,000$50,625$22,375
Some College$40,250$$51,250
Bachelors Degree$41,731$$41,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$38,500

Average Earnings

$45,417

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

Cankton Language

Cankton Language by Age

Cankton Language

89.62% of Cankton residents speak only English, while 10.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.95% of the population.

Cankton Poverty

Cankton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White61212921.08%
Multiple302686.67%

20.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.56%

Male Poverty Rate

16.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cankton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cankton is Multiple, with 86.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cankton is White, with 21.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.00%
Some College32.26%
Bachelors or Greater21.15%
High School10.14%
Name Poverty
Female Employed15.15%
Female Unemployed10.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Cankton Income

Cankton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,414$60,044
Families$45,536$65,589
Married Families$59,605-
Non Families$35,625$45,044

Cankton Marital Status

Cankton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cankton Married by Age and Sex

Cankton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cankton Marital Status by Race

Cankton Veterans

48

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
Vietnam11
Korea3
World War II
First Gulf War

$Cankton Veterans by Education

54.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cankton Employment Status

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cankton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

90.69%

Born in Louisiana

99.73%

Native Born

0.27%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.73% of Cankton residents were born in the United States, with 90.69% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202050320.40%
201950120.40%
2018499-1-0.20%
201750020.40%
201649810.20%
201549730.61%
201449440.82%
20134900.00%
201249030.62%
20114870.00%
20104870.00%