Zachary, LA (McHugh)



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About Zachary, LA (McHugh)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

McHugh median real estate price is $232,153, which is more expensive than 76.5% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 51.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in McHugh is currently $1,356, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.0% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.

McHugh is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Zachary, Louisiana.

McHugh real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the McHugh neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In McHugh, the current vacancy rate is 3.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in McHugh is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 95.1% of commuters who live in the McHugh neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, McHugh is among the best neighborhoods for families in Louisiana. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.8% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Louisiana. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the McHugh neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the McHugh neighborhood in Zachary are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the McHugh neighborhood, 40.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.7%), and 16.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the McHugh neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.4%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the McHugh neighborhood in Zachary, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (8.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.9%), and residents who report French roots (6.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.5%), along with some German ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in McHugh neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (95.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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McHugh 0.101011101001110
Zachary 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 5.38

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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McHugh 0.101011101001110
Zachary 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 32.76

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McHugh 0.101011101001110
Zachary 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 34

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Quality

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ZACHARY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of LA school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to LA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Copper Mill Elementary/middle School
1300 Independence Blvd.
Zachary, LA 70791
05-06
Northwestern Elementary School
4200 Rollins Road
Zachary, LA 70791
KG-KG
Northwestern Middle School
5200 East Central Avenue
Zachary, LA 70791
07-08
Rollins Place Elementary School
4488 Rollins Road
Zachary, LA 70791
01-02
Zachary Early Learning Center School
4400 Rollins Road Extension
Zachary, LA 70791
PK-PK
Zachary Elementary School
3775 Hemlock Street
Zachary, LA 70791
03-04
Zachary High School
4100 Bronco Lane
Zachary, LA 70791
09-12
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