Bossier Parish LA Information


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Bossier Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 131,363
Population in Households 128,720
Population in Familes 105,489
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,643
Population Density1 156
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 50,974
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 34,498
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 56,520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,849 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,125 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,546 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $162,556
Average Home Value $199,132


Median Household Income $54,801
Average Household Income $72,107
Per Capita Income $28,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.87% 1.66%
Households 1.94% 1.77%
Families 1.68% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.


Bossier Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bossier Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 83rd
Population Density1 # 14 80th
Diversity Index2 # 28 58th
Median Household Income # 7 91st
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.