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Shreveport, LA: What you need to know

The third-largest city in Louisiana, Shreveport – along with its smaller sister city, Bossier City – is a great place for business, scoring it a spot on CNN Money's list of America's Best Places to Find a Job. The city also has a variety of fun things to do including the State Fair of Louisiana, which helped Shreveport make our Top 10 Summer Fairs list.


Shreveport, LA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 200,015
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $38,583
Median Home Price $130,400
Walkscore 29

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Business in Shreveport , LA

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Shreveport, LA Demographics

Median Population in Shreveport , LA

Median Age 35%
Age 18 Over 75.2%
Age 21 Over 71.3%
Age 62 Over 16.8%
Age 65 Over 13.8%

Race in Shreveport , LA

  Ethnicity White 40.2%
  Ethnicity Black 55.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 0.9%

Population By Gender in Shreveport , LA

  Male 47%
  Female 53%

Language in Shreveport , LA

  English Only 96%
  English Other 4%

Economics in Shreveport , LA

  Median Household Income $38,583
  Median Home Price $130,400
  Homes Owned 44.4%
  Homes Rent 55.6%
  Median Property Rent $757

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Commute Types in Shreveport , LA

  Walked 1.2%
  Worked at Home 2.1%
  Public Transportation 2.2%
  Other Means 1.5%
  Drove Alone 85.5%
  Carpooled 7.4%

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