Bossier City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 68,094 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Bossier City is the eighth largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bossier City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Bossier City. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
One of the benefits of Bossier City is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.00 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The overall education level of Bossier City is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.55% 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 $25,953, 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.