Community Profiles

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

1,207

Population
Growth Rate

0.08%

Median Age

38

Diversity Index

8.400

Housing & Income

Households

480

Total Housing Units

538


Owner Occupied

341

Renter Occupied

139

Vacant

58

Median Home Value

$77,326


Average Home Value

$103,592

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.14%


Per Capita Income

1.91%

Income Projection

Median Household

$21,464 $22,856


Average Household

$37,022 $40,700


Per Capita

$14,750 $16,215

Workforce

Total Businesses

41

Total Employed

532

Workers 16+

223

Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

1

Employed

257

Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

4

Employed

61

Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

4

Employed

61

Public Administration

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Businesses

6

Employed

51

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

8

Employed

47

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

1

Employed

35

Some
High School

153

Graduated
High School

286

Associates
Degree

0

Bachelor's
Degree

41

Graduate
Degree

0

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

167

Non-Resident Commuters

52

Drive Alone

193

Carpooled

19

Public

0

Work At Home

0


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