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Zachary, LA
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Zachary profile

Living in Zachary

Zachary is a medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 19,916 people and five associated 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 $88,811.00.

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.

Because of many things, Zachary is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Zachary a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Zachary has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Zachary’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Zachary, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.53 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 citizens of Zachary are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.04% of adults in Zachary have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Zachary in 2018 was $39,607, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $158,428 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 English, Irish, German, French, and European.

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

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