Zachary, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 15,894 (82% urban, 18% rural). Population change since 2000: +41.0%
Males: 7,423  (46.7%)
Females: 8,471  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70791.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,141 (it was $49,669 in 2000)
Zachary:

$65,141
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,687 (it was $18,554 in 2000)

Zachary city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $194,214 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
Zachary:

$194,214
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $197,106; Detached houses: $213,190; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,335; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $215,713; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $176,493; Mobile homes: $72,802

Median gross rent in 2012: $886.

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Zachary races chart
  • White alone - 8,344 (55.8%)
  • Black alone - 5,981 (40.0%)
  • Asian alone - 256 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 174 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 133 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 57 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.06%)

Races in Zachary detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Zachary: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (15.2%), English (7.7%), French (7.2%), German (7.0%), Irish (5.6%), Subsaharan African (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 23.7 square miles.

Population density: 670 people per square mile   (low).

Zachary,LA real estate house value index trend

Zachary, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Zachary:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Zachary city:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

222 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Zachary, Louisiana as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Zachary to the number of sex offenders is 299 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,256 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $773 (0.5%)

Zachary satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (260.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Slaughter, LA (2.1 miles ), Baker, LA (2.2 miles ), Brownfields, LA (2.7 miles ), Merrydale, LA (3.3 miles ), Belmont, LA (3.4 miles ), Monticello, LA (3.6 miles ), Jackson, LA (3.6 miles ), Watson, LA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 403 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2007: 202 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2008: 109 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2009: 86 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2010: 127 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2011: 90 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2012: 160 buildings, average cost: $160,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.66 N, Longitude: 91.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,054 (-7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,656 (23.9%)

Area code: 225

Zachary household income distribution Zachary home values distribution

Crime rates in Zachary by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000100210
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.07.40.00.012.76.60.0
Rapes 071312401114
per 100,000 0.062.18.825.38.317.229.80.06.86.46.626.5
Robberies 1156772770840
per 100,000 90.344.453.159.157.917.252.148.50.051.026.50.0
Assaults 37394983127274135338233
per 100,000 303.6346.2433.267.6256.4232.4201.1283.8239.3210.2543.2218.7
Burglaries 877380464245221932221226
per 100,000 713.8648.0707.3388.4347.4387.3163.8131.5218.8140.279.5172.3
Thefts 466351382243257181144162171189258368
per 100,000 3823.43115.63377.52052.02125.51557.81072.41121.51169.21204.11708.92438.4
Auto thefts 343824202431171788109
per 100,000 279.0337.3212.2168.9198.5266.8126.6117.754.751.066.259.6
Arson 132200000000
per 100,000 8.226.617.716.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.4) 329.8346.9328.0183.7211.3185.7167.6142.0126.2158.0225.9188.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Zachary detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 45 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Louisiana average:

3.98

Zachary tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,787 (+18.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Zachary: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Zachary, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Zachary-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 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 F3 tornado 8.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Zachary-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 410.5 miles away from Zachary center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 232.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 191.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 297.5 miles away from Zachary center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in East Baton Rouge Parish (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Zachary topographic map

Birthplace of: Erick Erickson - Blogger, Robert Pete Williams - Louisiana blues musician, Frank Brian - Basketball player, Felton Huggins - Football player, Gus Young (civil rights leader) - Civil rights activist, Jim Williams (outfielder) - Baseball player, Kedrick Brown - Basketball player, Leonard Scott - Sprinter.

Hospitals and medical centers in Zachary:

  • HOSPICE CARE SERVICES OF LOUISIANA, LLC (5608 MAIN STREET)
  • LANE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 6300 MAIN STREET)
  • LOBDELL COMMUNITY HOME (10015 DEERFORD ROAD)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE SERVICES OF BATON ROUGE (6363 MAIN STREET - SUITE E)
  • FMCNA - ZACHARY CROSSROAD (4709 SECRETARY DR)
  • LANE MEMORIAL HOSP. SNF (6300 MAIN ST.)
  • LANE NSG HOME AN AFFILIATE OF LANE REG MEDICAL CTR (6300 MAIN STREET)
  • ZACHARY MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (6161 MAIN STREET)
  • ZACHARY MANOR NURSING HOME (6161 MAIN ST)

located in Zachary:

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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.

Operable nuclear power plant near Zachary:

  • 17 miles: River Bend in St. Francisville, LA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zachary:

  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 8 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; Full-time enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 10 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 15 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 43 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 60 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 62 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 62 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)

Public high school in Zachary:

Private high school in Zachary:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 31; Location: 4315-D CHURCH ST; Grades: 4 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Zachary:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Zachary is the second fastest growing city in the state of Louisiana (2004). with a school system independent from the East Baton Rouge school system. In the past 4 years, Zachary has seen banks, credit unions, major retailers and restaurants as well as little boutique-type shops move to town. It is still a "small town" with many of the convieniences from the city. Commute to Baton Rouge is realy qucik and easy.

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Notable locations in Zachary: Zachary Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (A), Zachary Historic Village (B), Lane Rehabilitation Center (C), East Baton Rouge Parish Library Zachary Branch (D), Zachary Police Department - Records Clerk (E), Zachary Fire Rescue Station 81 (F), Zachary Volunteer Fire / Rescue Station 80 (G), Oakwood Village Adult Care Facility (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Zachary include: Rock Church and World Ministries (A), Lighthouse of Zachary (B), Jackson Chapel United Methodist Church (C), Grace Baptist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church of Zachary (E), Church of Christ (F), Redwood Baptist Church (G), New Hope Baptist Church (H), Little Star Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Shaffer Cemetery (1), Azalea Rest Cemetery (2), Stanford Cemetery (3), Johnson Cemetery (4), Redwood Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Copper Mill Bayou (A), Black Creek (B), Indian Bayou (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Zachary: Lion Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: East Baton Rouge Parish School Board - Schools- Northeast High School- Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 13700 Pride Port Hudson Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Best Western Zachary Inn (4030 Highway 19) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

East Baton Rouge Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 118. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

118
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.221. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.221
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.798. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.798
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Zachary and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF ZACHARY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 20,982, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
J.E.S.T.C. (Address: 1400 W. Irene Road , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2013)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013)
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
PORT HUDSON NATIONAL CEMETERY (Address: 20978 Port Hickey Road , Population served: 209, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.5%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 10.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
196 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

People in group quarters in Zachary in 2000:

  • 161 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 52 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Zachary, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Zachary compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Zachary (2011 data):

  • Bank of Zachary: Bank Of Zachary at 4743 Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01; Plaza Branch at 2210 Highway 64, branch established on 1977/07/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $182.7 mil, Deposits: $155.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Zachary Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Zachary Branch at 4919 Main Street, branch established on 1986/04/29. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Landmark Bank: Zachary Branch at 20070 Plank Road, branch established on 1999/01/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $104.1 mil, Deposits: $92.0 mil, headquarters in Clinton, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Clinton Bancshares, Inc.
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Zachary Branch at 6800 Main Street, branch established on 2005/09/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $130.1 mil, Deposits: $113.4 mil, headquarters in New Roads, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Great Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Highlands Bank: Zachary Branch at 1112 Church Street, branch established on 2002/02/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $144.0 mil, Deposits: $127.9 mil, headquarters in Jackson, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Boj Bancshares, Inc.
  • American Gateway Bank: Zachary Branch at 1858 Church Street, branch established on 2009/12/10. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $448.9 mil, Deposits: $314.1 mil, headquarters in Port Allen, LA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: American Gateway Financial Corporation
  • Whitney Bank: Zachary Branch at 5440 Main Street, branch established on 2005/02/28. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Zachary Branch at 4431 Highway 19, branch established on 1966/11/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Zachary, Louisiana:

  • Best Western Zachary Inn, 4030 Hwy 19, Zachary, LA 70791 , Phone: (225) 658-2550, Fax: (225) 658-2570
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 4047 Hwy 19, Zachary, LA 70791 , Phone: (225) 654-1402, Fax: (225) 612-6584
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Zachary, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Zachary travel time to work - commute Zachary mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Zachary city (based on East Baton Rouge Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.68%
Here: 52.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal Church
Adherents44.1%25.9%10.8%4.6%2.5%
Congregations11.5%26.1%11.9%0.5%4.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.0%0.9%0.8%7.4%
Congregations4.1%1.4%5.5%2.8%32.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 111
East Baton Rouge Parish:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 69
East Baton Rouge Parish:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
East Baton Rouge Parish:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 273
Here:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
East Baton Rouge Parish:

27.7%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$48,914$41,9262$2,657
Other Government Administration 14$30,563$26,1971$478
Judicial and Legal 6$12,691$25,3824$4,674
Police Protection - Officers 43$165,513$46,1900$0
Police - Other 2$6,213$37,27811$6,182
Firefighters 22$97,803$53,34720$30,108
Fire - Other 1$2,121$25,4520$0
Correction 0$0 1$927
Streets and Highways 8$30,752$46,1283$4,495
Sewerage 7$16,727$28,6750$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,063$38,5517$4,929
Water Supply 6$16,727$33,4540$0
Gas Supply 6$16,727$33,4540$0
Other and Unallocable 4$17,128$51,3841$1,063
Totals for Government 138$477,942$41,56050$55,513

Zachary government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,085,000 ($131.18)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $2,713,000 ($170.69)
    Police Protection: $2,250,000 ($141.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,356,000 ($85.32)
    Water Utilities: $890,000 ($56.00)
    General - Other: $856,000 ($53.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $693,000 ($43.60)
    Regular Highways: $625,000 ($39.32)
    Sewerage: $583,000 ($36.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $386,000 ($24.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $380,000 ($23.91)
    Central Staff Services: $277,000 ($17.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $248,000 ($15.60)
    General Public Buildings: $76,000 ($4.78)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($3.40)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($0.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $89,000 ($5.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $748,000 ($47.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $206,000 ($12.96)
    Police Protection: $150,000 ($9.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,439,000 ($279.29)

Zachary government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $595,000 ($37.44)
    Sewerage: $374,000 ($23.53)
    All Other: $49,000 ($3.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($1.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $131,000 ($8.24)
    Highways: $61,000 ($3.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $802,000 ($50.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $469,000 ($29.51)
    Interest Earnings: $58,000 ($3.65)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.25)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $3,280,000 ($206.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,569,000 ($98.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $344,000 ($21.64)
    Highways: $23,000 ($1.45)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,021,000 ($378.82)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $438,000 ($27.56)
    Other License: $378,000 ($23.78)
    Property: $236,000 ($14.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $115,000 ($7.24)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $24,000 ($1.51)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $15,000 ($0.94)

Zachary government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,161,000 ($135.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,112,000 ($132.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,000 ($3.08)

Zachary government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,503,000 ($283.31)

5.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($578 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.53% ($37,659 average AGI)
from Ascension Parish, LA  0.42% ($44,275)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.22% ($31,509)


6.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.75% ($38,734 average AGI)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.66% ($58,948)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.49% ($32,962)

Strongest AM radio stations in Zachary:

  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNDC (910 AM; 1 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CHURCH POINT MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • 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.)
  • KPAE (91.5 FM; ERWINVILLE, LA; Owner: PORT ALLEN EDUC B/C FOUNDATION)
  • KLSU (91.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K220EU (91.9 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Zachary fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 77 meters (253ft)
Total costs: $2,395,000
Total average daily traffic: 146,130
Total average daily truck traffic: 11,148
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 207,500

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Zachary, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Zachary)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Zachary, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Zachary)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Zachary)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$198,27683$192,300237$174,62626$73,37222$143,6269$65,646
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$194,1206$205,06325$177,8100$02$125,8100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED27$202,64513$157,94192$179,71616$38,7267$93,5676$67,160
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$188,6179$157,13852$185,7102$105,0203$149,8932$45,180
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$175,3012$230,74016$170,7622$95,5100$01$137,540

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0046.02 , 0046.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$227,06616$200,874
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$236,2333$172,123
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$154,7704$184,435
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$161,4000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0046.02 , 0046.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 133
  • Hazardous Condition: 58
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Zachary

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Zachary, LA
Most common first names in Zachary, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10672.9 years
Mary9878.2 years
John8475.2 years
Robert6072.8 years
Willie5471.8 years
Henry5271.7 years
William5170.2 years
George4574.5 years
Charles3574.9 years
Joseph3572.4 years
Most common last names in Zachary, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams6874.0 years
Smith6772.6 years
Johnson6371.3 years
Jackson4369.4 years
Jones4372.1 years
Stewart4275.9 years
Brown3374.9 years
Scott3073.0 years
White2773.7 years
Davis2577.2 years
Businesses in Zachary, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Office Depot1
Ace Hardware1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Payless1
Best Western1Popeyes2
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rue211
Church's Chicken1Ryan's Grill1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway2
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1UPS2
H&R Block2Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Nike1
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