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.

Unlike some cities, Bossier City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bossier City are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (13.44%), sales jobs (10.64%), and management occupations (7.99%).

Bossier City is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Bossier City, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Bossier City spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.00 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of people in Bossier City who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.55% of adults in Bossier City have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bossier City in 2010 was $25,953, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,812 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.