Living in Zachary, LA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Zachary SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Zachary, LA Crime Report

734
Total Crimes
4,104.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
59.80%
Above National Average

Zachary, LA Cost Of Living

103
Zachary's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Zachary, Louisiana Info Snack

Zachary is a city in the East Baton Rouge parish of Louisiana in the United States. It lies 16 miles (26 km) north of the city of Baton Rouge, and had a population of 14,960 at the 2010 census, up from 11,275 in 2000.
Population
17,056
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
8.3%
Median Home
$218,700
Median Income
$78,089
Median Rent
$1,047

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Rankings for Zachary in Louisiana

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Map Of Zachary, LA

Population over time in Zachary

Year Population % Change
2017 17,056 1.0%
2016 16,879 4.5%
2015 16,154 1.8%
2014 15,868 1.9%
2013 15,579 2.1%
2012 15,256 2.0%
2011 14,954 2.7%
2010 14,559 1.9%
2009 14,284 -
Crime/100k Zachary LA USA
Violent Crime 615.1 537.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 11.4 5.0
Robbery 67.1 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 508.8 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 3489.2 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 346.7 668.1 376.0
Larceny 2991.5 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 151.0 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Zachary

White
49.9% (8,507)
African American
46.0% (7,854)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.3% (224)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (84)
Two Or More
1.9% (324)
Hispanic
0.4% (63)
Race Zachary LA USA
White 49.9% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 46.0% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.4% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Zachary, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
3.7% (62,758)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (65,849)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (150,248)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.7% (114,077)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.5% (178,999)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (251,032)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.4% (280,093)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.9% (323,065)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.8% (115,623)
$200,000 or more
9.6% (163,851)
Income Zachary LA USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 9.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 12.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.7% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.5% 12.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 16.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.4% 10.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.9% 12.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.8% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 9.6% 4.3% 7.0%

Gender in Zachary

Female
52.8% (9,013)
Male
47.2% (8,042)
Gender Zachary LA USA
Female 52.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Zachary for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (170)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (852)
High School / GED
30.0% (5,116)
Some College
24.0% (4,093)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,023)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (3,411)
Master's Degree
10.0% (1,705)
Professional Degree
2.0% (341)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (341)
Education Zachary LA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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