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Population (year 2000): 56,461. Estimated population in July 2005: 60,505 (+7.2% change)
Males: 27,426 (48.6%), Females: 29,035 (51.4%)

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Median resident age: 32.1 years
Median household income: $36,561 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Bossier City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.4%)
  • Black (22.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (11.9%), Irish (10.4%), German (9.3%), English (8.3%), French (5.0%), Italian (3.0%).

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Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 40.8 square miles

Bossier

For population 25 years and over in Bossier City

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bossier City city

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

3.2% Foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,470 (+6.5%).



Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (6.5 miles pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (213.6 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: LA Shreveport, (6.5 miles Chute, LA (6.5 miles Red LA (8.9 miles Eastwood, LA (12.7 miles Benton, LA (12.7 miles Haughton, LA (14.3 miles Blanchard, LA (18.8 miles Belcher, LA (19.3 miles Doyline,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 294 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 1997: 183 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 1998: 184 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 1999: 259 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2000: 238 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2001: 285 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2002: 315 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2003: 432 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2004: 493 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2005: 549 buildings, average cost: $136,700

Latitude: 32.52 N, Longitude: 93.69 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (14.8%), Retail trade (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,941 (+14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,909 (49.5%)


 

Crime in Bossier City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 4 3 7 4 3
    per 100,000 3.5 7.1 5.3 12.4 7.1 5.3
Rapes 29 32 20 32 31 31
    per 100,000 51.4 56.7 35.4 56.7 54.9 54.9
Robberies 78 106 84 95 97 62
    per 100,000 138.1 187.7 148.8 168.3 171.8 109.8
Assaults 385 345 394 391 344 N/A
    per 100,000 681.9 611.0 697.8 692.5 609.3 N/A
Burglaries 742 611 640 762 644 544
    per 100,000 1314.2 1082.2 1133.5 1349.6 1140.6 963.5
Thefts 2,684 2,813 2,777 2,572 2,517 2,220
    per 100,000 4753.7 4982.2 4918.4 4555.4 4457.9 3931.9
Auto thefts 282 261 276 328 330 305
    per 100,000 499.5 462.3 488.8 580.9 584.5 540.2
524.0 520.3 518.9 547.2 507.4 N/A


Average climate in Bossier City, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bossier

Bossier City-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 182% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1978, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Bossier City city center killed 2 people and injured 266 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1999, a category 4 tornado 9.6 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Jared Leto - (born 1971), actor, B.J. Ryan - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Dec 28, 1975), Greg Tyer - College basketball player (Northwestern St. Demons), Jeremy Johnston - College basketball player (Louisiana Tech Bulldogs), Scott Hayes - College football player (La Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns), Blayne Weaver - (born 1976), actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Bossier City:
  • SUMMITT HOSPITAL OF NORT LOUISIANA (4900 MEDICAL DRIVE)
  • WILLIS KNIGHTON BOSSIER HEALTH CENTER (2400 HOSPITAL DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bossier City:
  • CHRISTUS SCHUMPERT HEALTH SYSTEM (about 5 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF SHREVEPORT (about 5 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • DUBUIS HOSPITAL OF SHREVEPORT (about 5 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bossier City:
  • BARKSDALE AFB (about 4 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; ID: BAD)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 11 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; ID: SHV)
  • TEXARKANA REGIONAL-WEBB FIELD (about 68 miles; TEXARKANA, AR; ID: TXK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bossier City:
  • SHREVEPORT DOWNTOWN (about 4 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; ID: DTN)
  • BLUEBIRD HILL (about 15 miles; KEITHVILLE, LA; ID: 5F5)
  • THACKERS (about 26 miles; OIL CITY, LA; ID: 5F8)

Amtrak station:
BOSSIER CITY (3033 HILTON DR.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Bossier City:
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,743; Location: 2719 AIRLINE DR N; Public; Website: www.bpcc.cc.la.us)
  • PAT GOINS BENTON ROAD BEAUTY SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 23; Location: 1701 OLD MINDEN RD STE 36; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bossier City:
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 13 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 61 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; FT enrollment: 2,646)
  • GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; GRAMBLING, LA; FT enrollment: 4,299)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 68 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; FT enrollment: 7,710)
  • LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; RUSTON, LA; FT enrollment: 9,013)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 83 miles; KILGORE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,814)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; FT enrollment: 10,217)
Public high schools in Bossier City:
  • AIRLINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,421; Location: 2801 AIRLINE DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • PARKWAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,038; Location: 4301 PANTHER DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • BOSSIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 756; Location: 777 BEARKAT DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • BUTLER EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX (Students: 171; Location: 649 WYCHE STREET; Grades: 07 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Bossier City:
  • APOLLO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 821; Location: 2400 VIKING DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RUSHEON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 763; Location: 2401 OLD MINDEN ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GREENACRES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 678; Location: 2220 AIRLINE DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 657; Location: 1130 PATRICIA DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STOCKWELL PLACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 649; Location: 5801 SHED ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MEADOWVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 601; Location: 4312 SHED ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COPE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 578; Location: 4814 SHED ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SUN CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 575; Location: 4230 VAN DEEMAN STREET; Grades: KG - 03)
  • PLANTATION PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 565; Location: 2410 PLANTATION DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • R. V. KERR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 531; Location: 1700 AIRLINE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Bossier City:
  • GREENFIELD CHILD DEVEL. CENTER (Students: 72; Location: 3107 STOCKWELL ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHRIST THE KING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 1000 OGILVIE STREET; Grades: PK - 4)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN PRE-SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 2565 AIRLINE DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Bossier City:
  • BOSSIER PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,889,544; Location: 2206 BECKETT STREET; 180,153 books; 4,076 audio materials; 2,678 video materials; 936 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Bossier City: Magnolia Industrial Park (A), Ruben E White Industrial Park (B), Louisiana Downs (C), Henry L Aulds Memorial Branch Library (D), Bossier Parish Public Library (E).

Shopping Centers: Pierre Bossier Mall Shopping Center (1), Bossier Crossroads Shopping Center (2), Bossier Towne Center Shopping Center (3), Heart of Bossier Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Bossier City include: Sunflower Baptist Church (A), Antioch Baptist Church (B), House of Prayer (C), Asbury United Methodist Church (D), Hope Church (E), Barksdale Baptist Church (F), Barksdale United Methodist Church (G), South Bossier Church of the Nazarene (H).

Lakes and reservoirs: Clear Lake (A), Flag Lake (B).

Parks in Bossier City include: Hooter Park (1), Mike Woods Park (2), Tuttle Park (3), Shed Road Park (4), Swan Lake Park (5), Walbrook Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Bossier City compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bossier City:
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBCL (1070 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Owner: BARNABAS CENTER MINISTRIES)
  • KRMD (1340 AM; 1 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOU (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUPS, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bossier City:
  • KMJJ-FM (99.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBED (102.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSCL (91.3 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CENTENARY COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVKI-FM (96.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBTT (103.7 FM; HAUGHTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLKL (95.7 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KDAQ (89.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: BD. SUP. LA ST. UNIV. & AGRIC. MECH.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSYR (92.1 FM; BENTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KDKS-FM (102.1 FM; BLANCHARD, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K214BE (90.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, ETC., LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL RADIO FOUND. OF EAST TX.)

TV broadcast stations around Bossier City:
  • K67FD (Channel 67; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KBXS-CA (Channel 50; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KADO-LP (Channel 15; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • K42FE (Channel 42; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KPXJ (Channel 21; MINDEN, LA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

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