Bossier City, LA
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Bossier City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 68,485 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Bossier City is the eighth largest community in Louisiana.

Bossier City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bossier City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bossier City who work in office and administrative support (12.97%), sales jobs (11.84%), and management occupations (8.01%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Bossier City, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.21 minutes getting to work every day.

The overall education level of Bossier City is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.40% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bossier City in 2010 was $25,120, 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 $100,480 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, English, French , and Italian.

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