Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area LA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 458,456
Population in Households 448,120
Population in Familes 360,588
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,336
Population Density1 144
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 182,153
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 118,342
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 203,991 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109,628 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 72,525 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 21,838 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $132,831
Average Home Value $174,710


Median Household Income $43,548
Average Household Income $63,433
Per Capita Income $25,799
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.55%
Households 0.69% 0.59%
Families 0.44% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.