Bossier City, LA

Bossier City profile

Living in Bossier City

Bossier City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 62,701 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Bossier City is the eighth largest community in Louisiana.

6.32% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Bossier City. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Healthcare and Retail industries respectively employ 16.54% and 12.49% of the civilian workforce.

The population of Bossier City overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Bossier City, 23.32% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bossier City in 2018 was $27,034, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,136 for a family of four. However, Bossier City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bossier City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bossier City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bossier City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bossier City include Irish, German, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Bossier City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.