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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C+
Baker/Zachary is a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a population of 35,914. Baker/Zachary is in East Baton Rouge Parish and is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. Living in Baker/Zachary offers residents a sparse urban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Baker/Zachary and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Baker/Zachary are highly rated.
About Baker/Zachary...
Population
35,914

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$180,298
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,018
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Baker/Zachary Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$65,913
National
$55,322
Families with Children
30%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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Baker/Zachary Reviews

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Baker, Louisiana is a very family oriented city to live in, but there aren’t that many jobs or activities for younger children/teens.
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Baker/Zachary is a very private community on the outskirts of Baton Rouge. I have lived in the area for over 15 years and have not had a problem since. The community is kid friendly. Zachary Schools have been number one and I am proud to be an alumni of the Broncos at Zachary High School. I would recommend the community to anyone looking for a safe haven outside of Baton Rouge, LA.
Everyone make you feel at home. Also, Zachary is rising up in variety of businesses that are family-friendly.