Shreveport, Louisiana Population 2019

Shreveport, Louisiana's estimated population is 192,036 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Shreveport, Louisiana is the 3rd largest city in Louisiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1792.44 people/mi² (692.06 people/km²), with a household density of 319.63 people/km² (827.84 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.3 years, 33.7 years for males, and 37.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 88,692 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.6%, with a median rent of $781/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $139,800.

The median income for households in Shreveport, Louisiana is $37,390, while the mean household income is $60,307. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017192,036-2,358-1.21%
2016194,394-2,255-1.15%
2015196,649-1,203-0.61%
2014197,852-2,147-1.07%
2013199,999-1,849-0.92%
2012201,8481010.05%
2011201,7478630.43%
2010200,8847390.04%
2000200,1451,6200.08%
1990198,525-8,464-0.42%
1980206,98924,9251.29%
1970182,06417,6921.03%
1960164,37237,1662.60%
1950127,20629,0392.63%
194098,16721,5122.50%
193076,65532,7815.74%
192043,87415,8594.59%
191028,01512,0025.75%
190016,0134,0342.94%
189011,9793,9704.11%
18808,0093,4025.69%
18704,6072,4077.67%
18602,2005002.61%
18501,7000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American111,228
White75,710
Two or More Races3,640
Asian3,000
Some Other Race1,736
American Indian and Alaska Native823
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Shreveport La Population Pyramid 2019

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Shreveport La Median Age

35.3


Total

33.7


Male

37.1


Female

Shreveport La Adults

There are 147,670 adults, (28,571 of whom are seniors) in Shreveport La.

Shreveport La Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shreveport La Sex Ratio

Female

104,207

53.11%

Male

92,010

46.89%

Shreveport La Households and Families

Shreveport La Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Shreveport La Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
All53.4%46.6%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Male41%59%
Female36.7%63.3%

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shreveport La Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,2832.5153.4
Non Family31,4421.1745.3
Married24,8953.2476.3
Female16,4503.7136.7
Male3,4963.6541

3.35

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shreveport La Households

Shreveport La Education

Shreveport La Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,7703.70%
9th to 12th Grade12,95710.05%
High School Graduate40,53831.45%
Some College30,33023.53%
Associates Degree7,7996.05%
Bachelors Degree20,07515.58%
Graduate Degree12,4139.63%

Shreveport La Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black67,70554,7919,428
White54,68051,02920,896
Hispanic3,0492,351809
Asian2,1061,7251,102
Multiple Races1,3221,255328
Other Race1,067708113
Native American56450498
Islander75496

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 52.33%.

Shreveport La Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,492$37,219$25,506
Less Than High School$17,359$21,385$14,497
High School Grad$22,028$27,104$17,466
Some College$28,588$35,435$24,087
Bachelors Degree$42,493$53,790$37,681
Graduate Degree$57,470$80,073$48,132

$30,492

Average Earnings

$37,219

Average Male

$25,506

Average Female

Shreveport La Language

Shreveport La Language by Age

Shreveport La Language

96.21% of Shreveport La residents speak only English, while 3.79% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Shreveport La Poverty

Shreveport La Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black108,54938,67835.63%
White71,5497,89411.03%
Hispanic5,1081,43328.05%
Other1,71479746.50%
Multiple3,64068918.93%
Asian2,99334011.36%
Native81627233.33%
Islander802632.50%

25.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.55%

Male Poverty Rate

27.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shreveport La

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shreveport La is Other, with 46.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shreveport La is White, with 11.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.03%.

Shreveport La Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.75%
High School25.62%
Some College18.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.96%

Shreveport La Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.54%
Male Unemployed28.55%
Female Employed15.83%
Male Employed9.22%

Shreveport La Income

Shreveport La Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,390$60,307
Families$49,411$75,366
Married Families$77,513$101,216
Non Families$25,409$36,541

Shreveport La Marital Status

Shreveport La Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Shreveport La Married by Age and Sex

Shreveport La Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Shreveport La Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Shreveport La Veterans

Shreveport La Veterans by War

12,891

Number of Veterans

11,472

Male Veterans

1,419

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,605
First Gulf War3,112
Second Gulf War2,607
Korea932
World War II553

Shreveport La Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,503
55 to 643,065
65 to 742,654
75+2,275
18 to 341,394

Shreveport La Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,45710.45%
Black6,0537.65%
Hispanic2787.84%
2 or More26714.71%
Indian699.48%
Other292.51%
Asian160.69%

Shreveport La Veterans by Education

13.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shreveport La Employment Status

Shreveport La Employment by Age

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Shreveport La Employment by Race

Shreveport La Employment by Education

Shreveport La Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.70%

Born in Louisiana

97.43%

Native Born

2.57%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.43% of Shreveport La residents were born in the United States, with 77.70% having been born in Louisiana. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.