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Cankton is in Saint Landry Parish, in the Opelousas-Eunice metro area.
The latitude of Cankton is 30.345N. The longitude is -92.109W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 372.
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4% of Cankton residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cankton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cankton was $12,225, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Cankton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Cankton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $121. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.
Saint Landry Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cankton political report.
The average commute time for Cankton workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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