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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

1,164

Population
Growth Rate

-0.26%

Median Age

38

Diversity Index

8.600

Housing & Income

Households

462

Total Housing Units

533


Owner Occupied

315

Renter Occupied

147

Vacant

71

Median Home Value

$56,197


Average Home Value

$68,254

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.23%


Per Capita Income

2.41%

Income Projection

Median Household

$20,055 $21,361


Average Household

$35,968 $40,532


Per Capita

$14,273 $16,075

Workforce

Total Businesses

43

Total Employed

546

Workers 16+

269

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

1

Employed

257

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

12

Employed

66

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

4

Employed

61

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

61

2021 Public Administration

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Businesses

6

Employed

51

2021 Gas Stations - Businesses

N

Businesses

4

Employed

43

Some
High School

134

Graduated
High School

289

Associates
Degree

11

Bachelor's
Degree

26

Graduate
Degree

13

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

204

Non-Resident Commuters

65

Drive Alone

211

Carpooled

33

Public

0

Work At Home

12


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