Cana, VA Population

Population: 1,228
Males: 592 (48.2%), Females: 636 (51.8%)

Carroll County

Zip code: 24317

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $27,625
Median house value: $59,800

Races in Cana:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (25.4%), Irish (12.2%), English (10.8%), German (10.8%), Subsaharan African (1.6%), Portuguese (1.5%).

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 7.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cana

  • High school or higher: 60.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cana CDP

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

2.3% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cana:

  • NORTHERN HOSPITAL OF SURRY COUNTY (about 8 miles; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • TWIN COUNTY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; GALAX, VA)
  • HUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; ELKIN, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cana:

  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 45 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Abbreviation: INT)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 62 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Abbreviation: GSO)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 71 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cana:

  • MOUNT AIRY/SURRY COUNTY (about 13 miles; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Abbreviation: MWK)
  • TWIN COUNTY (about 16 miles; GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: HLX)
  • ELKIN MUNI (about 24 miles; ELKIN, NC; Abbreviation: ZEF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cana:

  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,944)
  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,271)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 47 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,508)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 57 miles; Greensboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,970)
Public primary/middle school in Cana:

  • ST. PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 459; Location: 15 FIRE HOUSE RD; Grades: KG – 07)