The City of Zachary had a population of 16,385 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Zachary is located at latitude 30.6632 and longitude -91.1582 in East Baton Rouge Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Zachary (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. East Baton Rouge Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 102 feet.
The City of Zachary (GNIS ID: 2405074) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Zachary population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||16,202|
|Population in Familes||14,462|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||183|
|Average Household Size||2.87|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,883 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,240 (72.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,397 (23.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||246 ( 4.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$207,819|
|Average Home Value||$223,178|
|Median Household Income||$62,729|
|Average Household Income||$79,343|
|Per Capita Income||$27,829|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.91%|
|Per Capita Income||1.72%|
The table below compares Zachary to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 28||94th|
|Population Density1||# 210||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 134||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 32||93rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 65||86th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.