Shreveport, Louisiana Population 2018

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 322.00 people/km² (833.99 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.1 years, 33.5 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 89,351 households in the city, with an average size of 2.51 people per household. The vacancy rate was 13.6%, with a median rent of $764/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $133,600.

The median income for households in Shreveport, Louisiana is $38,056, while the mean household income is $59,777. The per capita income is $24,435, and 19.6% of families and 24.7% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 36.8% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 12.9% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth 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%
2010200,8847390.37%
2000200,1451,6200.82%
1990198,525-8,464-4.09%
1980206,98924,92513.69%
1970182,06417,69210.76%
1960164,37237,16629.22%
1950127,20629,03929.58%
194098,16721,51228.06%
193076,65532,78174.72%
192043,87415,85956.61%
191028,01512,00274.95%
190016,0134,03433.68%
189011,9793,97049.57%
18808,0093,40273.84%
18704,6072,407109.41%
18602,20050029.41%
18501,7000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American111,800
White78,632
Asian2,952
Two or More Races2,686
Some Other Race1,812
American Indian and Alaska Native608
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander81

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Shreveport La Population Pyramid 2018

0k0k0k0k0k Male Population0k0k0k0k0k Female Population757065605550454035302520151050

Shreveport La Median Age

35.1


Total

33.5


Male

37


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 144,411 adults in Shreveport La.

Shreveport La Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Shreveport La Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.3
Houses Without Mortgage
18,389
Houses With Mortgage
23,406
Vacancy Rate
13.6
Median Rent
764
Median Home Value
133,600
Renter-Occupied Units
35,366
Owner-Occupied Units
41,795
Total Housing Units
89,351

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Shreveport La for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.3% and the labor force participation rate is 59%.

Shreveport La Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.51
Average Family Size
3.32
Total Households
77161
Married Couple Households
25239
Male Householder (no wife) Families
3650
Female Householder (no husband) Families
17304
Non Family Households
30968
Total Families
46193
Households With Own Children
20109
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.9
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Shreveport La Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
9,612
$10,000 to $14,999
5,818
$15,000 to $24,999
11,038
$25,000 to $34,999
9,213
$35,000 to $49,999
11,314
$50,000 to $74,999
11,087
$75,000 to $99,999
7,182
$100,000 to $149,999
6,633
$150,000 to $199,999
2,538
Over $200,000
2,726

Shreveport La Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Shreveport La

Louisiana

$38,056

$45,652

$59,777

$65,229

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.040.080.120.16

Shreveport La Education Data

Shreveport La Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
5,2144.02%
9th to 12th Grade
13,40910.33%
High School Graduate
40,58031.26%
Some College
29,86923.01%
Associates Degree
7,8246.03%
Bachelors Degree
20,42415.73%
Graduate Degree
12,4829.62%