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Population (year 2000): 11,275. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,258 (+8.7% change)
Males: 5,355 (47.5%), Females: 5,920 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $49,669 (year 2000)
Median house value: $104,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Zachary:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.4%)
  • Black (28.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (15.8%), French (8.4%), Irish (7.3%), German (5.9%), English (4.5%), Italian (3.8%).

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Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 23.7 square miles

Zachary,

For population 25 years and over in Zachary

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Zachary city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,787 (+18.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (13.7 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (296.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (4.3 miles Slaughter, LA (4.8 miles Baker, LA (7.6 miles Brownfields, LA (10.8 miles Merrydale, LA (13.2 miles Jackson, LA (13.5 miles Monticello, Rouge, LA Baton (13.7 miles Allen, LA (14.4 miles Port


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 75 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 1997: 75 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1999: 141 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2000: 97 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2001: 102 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2003: 181 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2004: 144 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2005: 232 buildings, average cost: $157,300

Latitude: 30.66 N, Longitude: 91.16 W

Area code: 225


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.0%), Manufacturing (16.1%), Public administration (11.8%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,230 (-10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,165 (22.8%)


 

Crime in Zachary by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 0 7 1 3
    per 100,000 17.7 0.0 62.1 8.9 26.6
Robberies 7 11 5 6 7
    per 100,000 62.1 97.6 44.3 53.2 62.1
Assaults 58 37 39 49 8
    per 100,000 514.4 328.2 345.9 434.6 71.0
Burglaries 90 87 73 80 46
    per 100,000 798.2 771.6 647.5 709.5 408.0
Thefts 375 466 351 382 243
    per 100,000 3325.9 4133.0 3113.1 3388.0 2155.2
Auto thefts 36 34 38 24 20
    per 100,000 319.3 301.6 337.0 212.9 177.4
343.1 338.4 304.1 308.6 172.4


Average climate in Zachary, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Zachary,

Zachary-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Zachary city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1971, a category 3 tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Zachary:
  • LANE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (6300 MAIN STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Zachary:
  • COMMUNITY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF B (about 11 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA)
  • EARL K LONG MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA)
  • EAST LOUISIANA STATE HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; JACKSON, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Zachary:
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 10 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
  • LAFAYETTE REGIONAL (about 66 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; ID: LFT)
  • HARDY-ANDERS FIELD NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY (about 66 miles; NATCHEZ, MS; ID: HEZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Zachary:
  • FALSE RIVER RGNL (about 22 miles; NEW ROADS, LA; ID: HZR)
  • LOUISIANA REGIONAL (about 37 miles; GONZALES, LA; ID: L38)
  • PETE ANTIE MUNI (about 40 miles; MELVILLE, LA; ID: 7L9)

Amtrak station near Zachary:
  • 15 miles: BATON ROUGE (1253 FLORIDA ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 5 $12,051 $28,922 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $14,142 $28,284 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $3,946 $47,352 0 $0
Gas Supply 3 $5,186 $20,744 0 $0
Water Supply 10 $21,078 $25,293 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $5,793 $23,172 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $7,334 $29,336 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $14,505 $29,010 0 $0
Firefighters 18 $43,076 $28,717 25 $20,604
Police - Other 3 $7,445 $29,780 10 $10,209
Police Protection - Officers 32 $85,799 $32,174 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $6,480 $25,920 0 $0
Totals for Government 93 $226,836 $29,269 35 $30,813


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zachary:
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A & M COLLEGE (about 10 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; Full-time enrollment: 8,399)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & AG & MECH & HEBERT LAWS CTR (about 18 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 28,696)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; HAMMOND, LA; FT enrollment: 12,549)
  • NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; FT enrollment: 6,244)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (about 70 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; FT enrollment: 13,673)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 87 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 10,230)
Public high school in Zachary:
  • ZACHARY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 997; Location: 4100 BRONCO LANE; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Zachary:
  • NORTHWESTERN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 805; Location: 5200 EAST CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ZACHARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 732; Location: 3775 HEMLOCK STREET; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • NORTHWESTERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 716; Location: 4200 ROLLINS ROAD; Grades: PK - 02)
Private primary/middle school in Zachary:
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH CHILD (Students: 79; Location: 4200 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - KG)

Churches in Zachary include: New Hope Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Pleasant Grove Church (C), Plains Presbyterian Church (D), Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (E), Eastside Church (F), New Pilgrim Baptist Church (G), Redwood Church (H).

Cemeteries: Stanford Cemetery (1), Redwood Cemetery (2), Azalea Rest Cemetery (3), Shaffer Cemetery (4), Johnson Cemetery (5).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Black Creek (A), Indian Bayou (B), Copper Mill Bayou (C).

Park in Zachary: Lion Park (1).


Zachary compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Zachary:
  • WNDC (910 AM; 1 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CHURCH POINT MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WGLH (960 AM; 1 kW; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Zachary:
  • KQXL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNH (107.3 FM; BAKER, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING CO. OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WNXX (104.5 FM; JACKSON, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WJFM (88.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KLSU (91.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Zachary:
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WBXH-CA (Channel 46; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • KZUP-CA (Channel 19; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRL-CA (Channel 21; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K07WE (Channel 7; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPBN-LP (Channel 11; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PELICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)

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