Zachary, Louisiana Population 2022

19,083
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Zachary is a city located in East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana. Zachary has a 2020 population of 19,083. Zachary is currently growing at a rate of 2.02% annually and its population has increased by 25.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,204 in 2010.

The average household income in Zachary is $100,934 with a poverty rate of 7.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,097 per month, and the median house value is $224,500. The median age in Zachary is 35.1 years, 33.4 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Zachary Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Zacharywas:

  • White: 49.07%
  • Black or African American: 47.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Zachary, Louisiana is 19,083 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,083.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,204.

Zachary, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,48149.07%
Black or African American8,22447.58%
Two or More Races3101.79%
Asian2151.24%
Some Other Race530.31%
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Zachary Population by Race

Zachary Population Pyramid $2022

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Zachary Median Age

35.1


Total

33.4


Male

36.3


Female

Zachary Adults

There are 11,986 adults, (1,903 of whom are seniors) in Zachary.

Zachary Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Zachary Sex Ratio

Female

9,014

52.16%

Male

8,269

47.84%

Zachary Population by Age

Zachary Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Zachary Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male46.5%53.5%
Female50.6%49.4%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
All77.3%22.7%
Married93%7%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Zachary Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7902.9677.3
Married3,2243.5993
Non Family1,5231.1862.9
Female7833.9150.6
Male2602.7846.5

3.57

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

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Zachary Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1781.69%
9th to 12th Grade3843.65%
High School Graduate2,81226.72%
Some College2,17720.69%
Associates Degree7937.54%
Bachelors Degree2,56624.38%
Graduate Degree1,61415.34%
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Zachary Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Zachary Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5415,2722,123
Black4,7284,4751,930
2+ Races966327
Asian726524
Hispanic555535
Other Race535353

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Zachary Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,615$68,622$46,176
Less Than 9th Grade$63,661$64,464$
High School Graduate$45,395$54,057$28,864
Some College$40,085$62,179$33,899
Bachelors Degree$67,970$80,977$51,493
Graduate Degree$75,247$92,241$73,409

$54,615

Average Earnings

$68,622

Average Male

$46,176

Average Female

Zachary Earnings by Educational Attainment

Zachary Language by Age

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Zachary Language

95.79% of Zachary residents speak only English, while 4.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Zachary Language

Zachary Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,1467218.85%
White8,3814615.50%
Multiple31014747.42%
Other17NaN%
Hispanic82910.98%

7.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.49%

Male Poverty Rate

9.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Zachary

The race most likely to be in poverty in Zachary is Multiple, with 47.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Zachary is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.73%.

Zachary Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.42%
Some College8.53%
High School7.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%

Zachary Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.27%
Male Unemployed14.66%
Female Employed2.19%
Male Employed1.96%

Zachary Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Zachary Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,795$100,934
Families$96,792$112,401
Married Families$112,667-
Non Families$42,660$61,454
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Income by Household Type

Zachary Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Zachary Married by Age and Sex

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Zachary Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Zachary Marital Status by Race

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Zachary Marital Status

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1,087

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War359
Second Gulf War264
Vietnam236
Korea77
World War II4

Zachary Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54555
75+234
65 to 74143
55 to 64109
18 to 3446

Zachary Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White65710.94%
Black3987.02%
2+ Races3227.12%
Hispanic1425.45%

Zachary Veterans by Race

Zachary Veterans by Education

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1.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Zachary Veterans by Education

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Zachary Employment by Age

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Zachary Employment by Race

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Zachary Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.77%

Born in Zachary

97.77%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.77% of Zachary residents were born in the United States, with 78.77% having been born in Louisiana. 1.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Zachary Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202219,0833782.02%
202118,7053782.06%
202018,3273782.11%
201917,9493782.15%
201817,5712991.73%
201717,2722861.68%
201616,9863522.12%
201516,6342251.37%
201416,4093181.98%
201316,0913962.52%
201215,6952081.34%
201115,4872831.86%
201015,2043,9293.03%
200011,2752,2392.24%
19909,0361,7392.16%
19807,2972,3333.93%
19704,9641,6964.27%
19603,2682,5688.01%
19407000.00%

Zachary Population by Year