Zachary, Louisiana 

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Population

16,448

82% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$72,012

Avg. Home Price

$189,000

Best Places to Live in Zachary, Louisiana

Capital city / Industrial city / College town - Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta
Pros
-Historic interest
-College-town amenities
-Future job growth
Cons
-Crime rate
-Hot, humid summers
-Uncertain future

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What Bert Has To Say About Baton Rouge Metro Area

Home to Louisiana State and Southern universities, Baton Rouge lies about 30 miles up the Mississippi River from New Orleans and 65 miles from the coast. A rich past as an ocean port, center for antebellum commerce, and Louisiana’s colorful political history adds spice to the local character. There are many points of interest along the shady streets with their gracious old homes.


QUICK FACTS

City: Zachary
Zip Codes: 70791
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Zachary is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Zachary jobs have increased by 2.10%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Zachary's cost of living is 2.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Zachary's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Zachary's population is 16,448 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 82.03%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Zachary is $189,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 21.70%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Zachary public schools spend $16,150 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Zachary. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Zachary

It's a good time to buy in Zachary. Home Appreciation is up 1.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Zachary Real Estate.

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ZIP CODES IN ZACHARY, LOUISIANA
70791