Zachary, LA 

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Population

19,278

+71.0% since 2000

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Cost of Living

93.2 / 100

Median Home Price

$241,000

Median Income

$85,949

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.3 / 7.8

summer / winter

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Zachary, LA

Zachary is an incorporated city located in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana featuring plenty of attractions such as exploring its multiple parks perfect for enjoying a picnic or taking part in various sports activities plus nearby BREC's Zachary Community Park provides amazing views great for outdoor activities. Additionally there are numerous locally owned stores and eateries providing unique items or delicious cuisine ideal for any budget during their stay here! Capital city / Industrial city / College town - Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta.
State: Louisiana
County: East Baton Rouge County
Metro Area: Baton Rouge Metro Area
City: Zachary
Zip Codes: 70791
Cost of Living: -6.8% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level
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Pros
Historic interest
College-town amenities
Future job growth
Cons
Crime rate
Hot, humid summers
Uncertain future

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.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Zachary is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Zachary jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Zachary's cost of living is 6.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Zachary's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Zachary, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, East Baton Rouge parish remained strongly Democratic, 55.5% to 42.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Zachary's population is 19,278 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 18.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Zachary is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.2%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Zachary

It's a good time to buy in Zachary. Home Appreciation is up 13.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Zachary is .

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