Zachary, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Zachary, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
17,699
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
6.8%
Median Home
$226,300
Median Income
$89,712
Median Rent
$1,121

Zachary SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Zachary, LA Crime Report

502
Total Crimes
2,745.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
17.04%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Zachary
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 502 2,745.7 3,523.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 73 399.3 639.4 387.8
Murder 3 16.4 15.8 6.5
Robbery 4 21.9 80.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 58 317.2 497.0 279.7
Property Crime 429 2,346.4 2,884.4 1,958.2
Burglary 37 202.4 510.1 314.2
Larceny 378 2,067.5 2,107.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 14 76.6 266.9 246.0

Zachary, LA Cost Of Living

101
Zachary's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Zachary Louisiana National Average
Overall 101 91 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 99 97 100
Health 101 97 100
Housing 111 83 100
Transportation 96 93 100
Utilities 76 86 100

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Rankings for Zachary in Louisiana

Map Of Zachary, LA

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Population over time in Zachary

Year Population % Change
2020 17,699 3.8%
2019 17,056 1.0%
2018 16,879 4.5%
2017 16,154 1.8%
2016 15,868 1.9%
2015 15,579 2.1%
2014 15,256 2.0%
2013 14,954 2.7%
2012 14,559 1.9%
2011 14,284 -

Race / Ethnicity in Zachary

White
49.8% (8,811)
African American
45.3% (8,011)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.2% (393)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (30)
Two Or More
1.7% (308)
Hispanic
0.8% (146)
Race Zachary LA USA
White 49.8% 58.3% 60.1%
African American 45.3% 31.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 2.2% 1.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 0.8% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in Zachary

Female
49.4% (8,750)
Male
50.6% (8,949)
Gender Zachary LA USA
Female 49.4% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Zachary for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
-0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (884)
High School / GED
28.0% (4,955)
Some College
22.0% (3,893)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (884)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (4,601)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,946)
Professional Degree
1.0% (176)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (353)
Education Zachary LA USA
< 9th Grade -0.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Zachary, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
3.8% (66,375)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (37,883)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.4% (113,964)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.4% (112,399)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.1% (126,175)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.0% (247,341)
$75,000 to $99,999
18.1% (320,917)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.2% (392,615)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.6% (222,294)
$200,000 or more
7.3% (129,932)
Income Zachary LA USA
Less than $10,000 3.8% 8.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 5.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.4% 12.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.4% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.1% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.0% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 18.1% 11.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.2% 13.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.6% 5.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.3% 4.7% 8.3%

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