Statewide Claims to Fame

Zachary is 7th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Zachary is 12th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Zachary is 14th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Size in square miles

Zachary is 17th in Louisiana out of 106 other cities in Home median value

Zachary is 18th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Home ownership rate

Zachary is 19th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Income per household

Zachary is 20th in Louisiana out of 62 other cities in Current population (2012)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Zachary Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 15,565 20th 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 23.9 14th 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 625.1 95th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Zachary Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 7.5% 43rd 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.6% 7th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.3% 85th 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Zachary Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.6% 12th 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.1% 22nd 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Zachary Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 61.7% 57th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 35.4% 47th 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 81st 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 65th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 75th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.3% 77th 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 94th 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 60.7% 53rd 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Zachary Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 52.7% 34th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.2% 62nd 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Zachary Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 5,407 39th 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 11.8% 71st 18.1% 25.9%
Households 5,100 35th 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 81.9% 18th 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $179,900 17th $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.8 26th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Zachary Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $27,663 23rd $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $61,094 19th $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 6.4% 101st 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Zachary Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,414 31st 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $259,754 35th $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,490 35th $12,921 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $25,983 33rd $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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