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Kraemer, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Kraemer Census Designated Place had a population of 955 as of July 1, 2020. Kraemer ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kraemer is located at latitude 29.8669 and longitude -90.697 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Kraemer Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Kraemer Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583538) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Kraemer Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafourche Parish.


Kraemer, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 955 (100%)
Population in Households 945 (99.0%)
Population in Families 819 (85.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 182
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $43,915
Average Household Income $64,305
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $24,995
Wealth Index5 64


Total HU (Housing Units) 409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 348 (85.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 ( 6.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $123,276
Average Home Value $143,750
Housing Affordability Index3 227


Total Households 374
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 286
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.22% 0.17%
Households 0.4% 0.32%
Families 0.24% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
Owner Occupied HU   0.23%


Kraemer, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kraemer to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 295 38th
Population Density # 391 18th
Median Household Income # 198 58th
Housing Affordability Index # 302 64th
Per Capita Income # 164 66th
Diversity Index # 455 4th

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