Washington

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

1,188

Population
Growth Rate

-0.08%

Median Age

38

Diversity Index

8.400

Housing & Income

Households

473

Total Housing Units

534


Owner Occupied

313

Renter Occupied

160

Vacant

61

Median Home Value

$67,500


Average Home Value

$82,325

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.02%


Per Capita Income

2.60%

Income Projection

Median Household

$18,005 $19,301


Average Household

$33,805 $38,235


Per Capita

$13,456 $15,297

Workforce

Total Businesses

40

Total Employed

522

Workers 16+

260

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

257

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

61

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

61

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

6

Employed

51

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

10

Employed

47

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

35

Some
High School

175

Graduated
High School

280

Associates
Degree

0

Bachelor's
Degree

18

Graduate
Degree

0

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

195

Non-Resident Commuters

62

Drive Alone

227

Carpooled

21

Public

0

Work At Home

0


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