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Zachary is in East Baton Rouge Parish, in the Baton Rouge metro area.

The latitude of Zachary is 30.648N. The longitude is -91.156W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 102 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,791.


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Median household income
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$49,669
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Zachary demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Z-Fest - May 3-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Zachary web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Port Hudson State Historic Site, Zachary Historic Village

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Zachary demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the East Baton Rouge Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Baton Rouge area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70714 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Zachary residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Zachary ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Zachary was $18,554, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Zachary residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Zachary, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $376.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $930.


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Libraries in Zachary include Zachary Branch ... View libraries

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East Baton Rouge Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Zachary political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Zachary workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Zachary between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Zachary include Best Western Zachary Inn.

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