Zachary demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)6358991
Median age34.336.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%43%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Zachary, LA has a population of 16,154 and is the 2,653rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 635 per sq mi which is 616% higher than the Louisiana average and 601% higher than the national average. The median age in Zachary is 34 which is approximately 5% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Zachary, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 80% of Zachary residents were born in Louisiana, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Zachary is 616% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Zachary is 5% lower than Louisiana.
  • In Zachary 58.85% of the population is White.
  • In Zachary 38.63% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Zachary 0.79% of the population is Asian.

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Zachary population breakdown by race

Black or African American38.63%32.16%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.57%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.44%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.30%1.09%4.75%
In Zachary, 0.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Zachary, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).