Zachary is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 17,678 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Zachary is the 27th largest community in Louisiana. There’s nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Zachary, you’ll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Zachary, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Zachary’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Zachary does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $78,089.00.
Zachary real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Zachary house values don’t compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Zachary is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Zachary is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zachary who work in office and administrative support (14.55%), management occupations (11.19%), and sales jobs (8.78%).
In Zachary, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.22 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Zachary is a small city, and as such doesn’t have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Zachary citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.17% of adults in Zachary have a bachelor’s degree or even advanced degree.