Zachary is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 17,949 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Zachary is the 27th largest community in Louisiana. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Zachary, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Zachary, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Zachary’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Zachary does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $78,089.00.
Zachary real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Zachary house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Zachary isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Zachary are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Zachary is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zachary who work in office and administrative support (14.55%), management occupations (11.19%), and sales jobs (8.78%).
One downside of living in Zachary is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Zachary, the average commute to work is 30.22 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Zachary does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Zachary citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.17% of adults in Zachary have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Zachary in 2018 was $31,227, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,908 for a family of four. However, Zachary contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Zachary is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Zachary home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Zachary residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Zachary include Irish, French, English, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Zachary is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.