Bossier City, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Bossier City, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Bossier City is the 7th largest city in Louisiana with a population of 68,134 as of July 1, 2018. Bossier City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bossier City is located at latitude 32.5237 and longitude -93.6554 in Bossier Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Bossier City (see map below) encompass a land area of 42.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.99 sq. miles. Bossier Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 174 feet.

The City of Bossier City (GNIS ID: 2403899) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bossier City is located within Parish Governing Authority District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bossier Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bossier City: Bossier.

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Bossier City, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 68,134
Population in Households 66,084
Population in Familes 52,677
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,050
Population Density2 1,603
Diversity Index3 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,754
Average Household Income $65,527
Per Capita Income $26,401

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 28,462 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,986 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,463 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,012 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $156,304
Average Home Value $186,158
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 26,450
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 16,881
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.28% 0.99%
Households 1.24% 1.04%
Families 0.88% 0.84%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Bossier City, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bossier City to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 7 99th
Population Density # 79 84th
Diversity Index # 39 92nd
Median Household Income # 130 73rd
Per Capita Income # 102 79th

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