City of Shreveport, LA
Shreveport is located in Caddo Parrish in Louisiana. The median income is $38,465 and the median home value is $123,400. The unemployment rate is 9.92% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 18.5 minutes to work each day. The population is 41% White, 55% Black, 1% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 3% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Shreveport, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Shreveport has a Walk Score® of 29.
Median Household Income$38,465
Median Home Price$123,400
The Independence Bowl traces its roots back to 1975 when the board of directors of the Shreveport-Bossier City Sports Foundation conceived the idea of bringing a postseason football game to Northwest Louisiana.
If you're looking for a culturally rich experience, head to one of Shreveport's many museums.
Shreveport's specialties range from sweet to unique.
SchoolsIn Shreveport, Louisiana
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Shreveport rates.
BusinessIn Shreveport, Louisiana
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Shreveport.
HealthIn Shreveport, Louisiana
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Shreveport.