Zachary, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Zachary, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
17,283
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
7.8%
Median Home
$224,500
Median Income
$84,795
Median Rent
$1,097

Zachary SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Zachary, LA Crime Report

714
Total Crimes
3,964.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
60.08%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Zachary
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 714 3,964.7 3,711.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 79 438.7 549.3 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 11.7 5.0
Robbery 3 16.7 86.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 71 394.2 402.1 250.2
Property Crime 635 3,526.0 3,162.0 2,109.9
Burglary 39 216.6 579.0 340.5
Larceny 562 3,120.7 2,352.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 34 188.8 230.5 219.9

Zachary, LA Cost Of Living

103
Zachary's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Zachary Louisiana National Average
Overall 103 92 100
Services 106 96 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 103 98 100
Housing 109 81 100
Transportation 103 99 100
Utilities 84 88 100

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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
2019 17,283 1.3%
2018 17,056 1.0%
2017 16,879 4.5%
2016 16,154 1.8%
2015 15,868 1.9%
2014 15,579 2.1%
2013 15,256 2.0%
2012 14,954 2.7%
2011 14,559 1.9%
2010 14,284 -

Race / Ethnicity in Zachary

White
48.7% (8,420)
African American
47.6% (8,224)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.2% (215)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (53)
Two Or More
1.7% (289)
Hispanic
0.5% (82)
Race Zachary LA USA
White 48.7% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 47.6% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.5% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Zachary

Female
52.2% (9,014)
Male
47.8% (8,269)
Gender Zachary LA USA
Female 52.2% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Zachary for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (172)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (691)
High School / GED
27.0% (4,666)
Some College
21.0% (3,629)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,382)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (4,147)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,901)
Professional Degree
2.0% (345)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (345)
Education Zachary LA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Zachary, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
4.4% (76,713)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (51,341)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.7% (132,234)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.7% (132,532)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.4% (144,771)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.8% (220,888)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.6% (287,751)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.8% (289,542)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.7% (202,679)
$200,000 or more
11.0% (189,844)
Income Zachary LA USA
Less than $10,000 4.4% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.7% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.7% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.4% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.8% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.6% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.8% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.7% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 11.0% 4.6% 7.7%

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