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Bossier City, LA
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Bossier City profile

Living in Bossier City

Bossier City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 62,635 people and 19 associated neighborhoods, Bossier City is the eighth largest community in Louisiana.

6.37% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Bossier City. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Healthcare and Retail industries respectively employ 16.67% and 14.55% of the civilian workforce.

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.

The citizens of Bossier City are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.87% of adults in Bossier City having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bossier City in 2018 was $30,737, 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 $122,948 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. Bossier City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.17% of the city’s residents. 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 French.