Zachary, LA
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Living in Zachary

Zachary is a medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 20,007 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Zachary is the 23rd largest community in Louisiana. Much of the housing stock in Zachary was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Zachary economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Zachary, where the median household income is $85,949.00.

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.

In Zachary, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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 population of Zachary is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.78% of adults in Zachary have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Zachary in 2018 was $37,078, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,312 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Zachary include Irish, English, German, French, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Zachary is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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