is a village located in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 362.
Geography\nCankton is located at 30°20'57" North, 92°6'42" West (30.349149, -92.111571)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 5.3 km²
). 5.3 km² (2.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 362 people, 154 households, and 97 families residing in the village. The population density
is 68.9/km² (178.7/mi²). There are 161 housing units at an average density of 30.6/km² (79.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 94.20% White, 5.25% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.28% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 154 households out of which 33.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% are married couples living together, 5.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% are non-families. 33.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 2.93.
In the village the population is spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.6 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $22,500, and the median income for a family is $36,250. Males have a median income of $26,731 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the village is $12,225. 26.2% of the population and 19.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 30.8% are under the age of 18 and 38.0% are 65 or older.