Krotz Springs

Krotz Springs is located in St. Landry Parish on the banks of the Atchafalaya River. It's known for its artesian spring water that was discovered when settler C W Krotz bought 20,000 acres of woodland in the Atchafalaya Basin. Krotz Springs is in the Prairie Home Cooking region on the Louisiana culinary trail and is known for the French, Creole and Cajun culinary traditions including dishes like gumbos, bisques and fricasseés. Food is a “religion” in this part of the world – from the field to the table that is celebrated with every meal.

The town of Krotz Springs sits directly on a major divided state four lane highway. It has a shallow draft port with many planned upgrades in the work for its capacity. The town also sits adjacent artery UP rail system as well as many large capacity pipelines. This infrastructure supports one of their primary supports employers, The Delek Refinery, and form a catalyst for significant additional industrial growth projected for the town.

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Krotz Springs

Population

Total Population

1,215

Population
Growth Rate

0.17%

Median Age

37

Diversity Index

8.100

Housing & Income

Households

481

Total Housing Units

541


Owner Occupied

320

Renter Occupied

161

Vacant

60

Median Home Value

$81,028


Average Home Value

$117,290

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.18%


Per Capita Income

0.91%

Income Projection

Median Household

$25,765 $27,607


Average Household

$53,924 $56,484


Per Capita

$21,343 $22,331

Workforce

Total Businesses

40

Total Employed

557

Workers 16+

253

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

2

Employed

38

Manufacturing

Businesses

1

Employed

257

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

3

Employed

7

Some
High School

167

Graduated
High School

344

Associates
Degree

0

Bachelor's
Degree

32

Graduate
Degree

0

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

188

Non-Resident Commuters

61

Drive Alone

231

Carpooled

22

Public

0

Work At Home

0


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