Shreveport Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Shreveport Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
187,593

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
17.3%
18 - 24:
8.7%
25 - 34:
15.6%
35 - 54:
22.7%
55 - 64:
12.5%
Over 65 Years:
16.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
4.6%
4.6%
87.1%
87.1%
26.1%
26.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Shreveport
USA
$27,914
$27,914
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Shreveport
USA
$40,809
$40,809
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
24.9%

Employment Industries in Shreveport

 
Healthcare
Retail
Education
Accommodation
Other
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Construction
Administration
Transportation
Public Service
Manufacturing
Arts
Finance
18.7%
18.7%
12.7%
12.7%
10.2%
10.2%
9.0%
9.0%
5.7%
5.7%
5.6%
5.6%
5.3%
5.3%
4.9%
4.9%
4.8%
4.8%
4.4%
4.4%
4.4%
4.4%
3.5%
3.5%
2.7%
2.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Black or African American
White
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
American Indian and Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
57.1%
57.1%
36.1%
36.1%
2.7%
2.7%
2.0%
2.0%
1.7%
1.7%
0.3%
0.3%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

English
Irish
African
German
French
Italian
Scottish
Scots-Irish
European
Polish
British
Welsh
French Canadian
Swedish
Dutch
Acadian/Cajun
Russian
Norwegian
Scandinavian
Jamaican
4.8%
4.8%
4.1%
4.1%
3.9%
3.9%
3.4%
3.4%
2.5%
2.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.3%
1.3%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
French
Vietnamese
Tagalog
Chinese
Langs. of India
Urdu
Other Asian languages
German/Yiddish
Slavic languages
Arabic
Native American languages
French Creole
African languages
Hungarian
Navajo
Pacific Island languages
Laotian
Thai
96.1%
96.1%
1.8%
1.8%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Shreveport Residents:
2.7%