Zachary is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 16,448 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Zachary is the 27th largest community in Louisiana.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zachary who work in office and administrative support (15.68%), management occupations (9.92%), and healthcare (9.24%).
In terms of college education, Zachary is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.88% of adults in Zachary have a college degree.
The per capita income in Zachary in 2010 was $26,959, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,836 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 English, German, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Zachary is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.