Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Bossier Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 127,634 with a growth rate of 2.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bossier Parish, Louisiana is the 12th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017127,6342,9142.34%
2016124,720-1,532-1.21%
2016126,2525300.42%
2015125,7228060.65%
2014124,9169510.77%
2013123,9658350.68%
2012123,1303,1072.59%
2011120,0232,3962.04%
2010117,62731,53936.64%
199086,0885,3676.65%
198080,72116,20225.11%
197064,5196,89711.97%
196057,62217,48343.56%
195040,1396,97721.04%
194033,1624,77416.82%
193028,3886,12227.49%
192022,2665282.43%
191021,738-2,415-10.00%
190024,1533,82318.80%
189020,3304,28826.73%
188016,0423,36726.56%
187012,6751,32711.69%
186011,3484,38663.00%
18506,9620.00%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White90,705
Black or African American26,788
Two or More Races2,939
Asian1,991
Some Other Race1,370
American Indian and Alaska Native721
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander206

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

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Median Age

34.7


Total

33.1


Male

36.4


Female

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 93,166 adults, (15,839 of which are seniors) in Bossier Parish, Louisiana.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

63,013

50.52%

Male

61,707

49.48%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All64.4%35.6%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Male49.3%50.7%
Female44.8%55.2%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,5052.5664.4
Married21,8793.1880.3
Non Family16,0681.2253.7
Female7,1163.4544.8
Male2,4423.2749.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Households

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Education

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6963.32%
9th to 12th Grade6,9108.52%
High School Graduate23,16928.56%
Some College20,30525.03%
Associates Degree6,9868.61%
Bachelors Degree13,39616.51%
Graduate Degree7,6729.46%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White58,31053,21016,546
Black15,95213,1272,933
Hispanic4,0432,830583
Asian1,4301,156745
Multiple Races1,015888228
Other Race611390122
Native American46434046
Islander10862

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.10%.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,557$46,990$30,279
Less Than High School$20,881$25,016$16,768
High School Grad$30,389$40,333$22,291
Some College$35,914$46,394$28,361
Bachelors Degree$48,064$55,796$41,923
Graduate Degree$64,941$82,960$50,121

$38,557

Average Earnings

$46,990

Average Male

$30,279

Average Female

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language

94.03% of Bossier Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 5.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.55% of the population.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White83,0388,33910.04%
Black25,9777,80230.03%
Hispanic7,6412,24429.37%
Multiple2,91639313.48%
Other1,18119116.17%
Asian1,9031326.94%
Native721729.99%

15.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.99%

Male Poverty Rate

16.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 30.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 6.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.44%.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.87%
High School15.69%
Some College10.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.04%
Female Unemployed39.83%
Female Employed9.39%
Male Employed5.24%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Income

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,894$68,200
Families$65,642$80,089
Married Families$80,396$
Non Families$31,508$41,702

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Bossier Parish, Louisiana 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 55To64.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

11,799

Number of Veterans

10,103

Male Veterans

1,696

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,801
First Gulf War3,514
Second Gulf War3,146
Korea975
World War II461

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,817
55 to 642,434
65 to 742,007
75+1,916
18 to 341,625

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,36014.09%
Black2,21312.17%
Hispanic2765.83%
2 or More766.77%
Asian744.82%
Other507.07%
Indian142.23%
Hawaiian129.02%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

66%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bossier Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Shreveport 200410194920-5490-2.74%
Bossier City6163168485685411.12%
Haughton34713325-146-4.21%
Benton195420601065.42%
Plain Dealing1015966-49-4.83%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990