Krotz Springs, Louisiana

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Krotz Springs, Louisiana

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High Points

Krotz Springs strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Krotz Springs Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Krotz Springs Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Krotz Springs Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Krotz Springs, Louisiana

Comparing Krotz Springs to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 8
Well-Paid Single Women 3 7
Racial Diversity 3 1
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 3
Portion of People Married 5 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 3 8
Median Family Income 2 6
People Above Poverty 2 7
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Short Commute Times 2 2
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 4
Affordability of Rents 9 7
Housing Recently Built 9 8
People Living Alone 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Krotz Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NE of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St Landry
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 70750
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.536
Longitude -91.752

Krotz Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 56 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 63.2 inches
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 62.1 inches
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.4 inches
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Krotz Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,219 100%
Male 595 48.8%
Female 624 51.2%
Under 18 328 26.9%
18+ 891 73.1%
65+ 165 13.5%
Median Age 32.7
Average Family Size 2.99
White 1,208 99.1%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.7%

Estimated Krotz Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,239
Growth 20
Growth % 1.6%

Krotz Springs Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 30.4%
French (except Basque) 25%
French Canadian 10.4%
Irish 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Italian 5.6%
German 4.3%
English 3.4%
Acadian/Cajun 3%
Greek 0.5%
Swedish 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Krotz Springs 1,219 $31,842
Fordoche 933 $40,313
Leonville 1,007 $30,673
Livonia 1,339 $42,721
Melville 1,376 $20,625
Palmetto 188 $38,125
Port Barre 2,287 $29,279
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