Bossier City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 68,235 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 sales jobs (12.73%), office and administrative support (11.85%), and healthcare (8.80%).
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.
Also of interest is that Bossier City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing noticeable about Bossier City, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Bossier City is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Bossier City a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The citizens of Bossier City are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.45% of adults in Bossier City having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bossier City in 2010 was $26,184, 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 $104,736 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.