Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Bossier Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 127,058 with a growth rate of 0.87% 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
2018127,1851270.10%
2017127,0581,0960.87%
2016125,9623850.31%
2015125,5777020.56%
2014124,8758550.69%
2013124,0208660.70%
2012123,1543,0322.52%
2011120,1222,4532.08%
2010117,66931,58136.68%
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
White90,976
Black or African American27,490
Two or More Races3,182
Asian1,941
Some Other Race1,120
American Indian and Alaska Native791
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander198

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Median Age

34.9


Total

33.4


Male

36.5


Female

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 94,002 adults, (16,497 of whom are seniors) in Bossier Parish, Louisiana.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

63,484

50.51%

Male

62,214

49.49%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All62.9%37.1%
Male54.1%45.9%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
Female43.2%56.8%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All48,1422.5462.9
Married22,8973.1478.2
Non Family16,0571.2450.9
Female6,7623.3543.2
Male2,4263.1854.1

3.12

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5593.12%
9th to 12th Grade6,6078.05%
High School Graduate23,51928.66%
Some College21,07025.68%
Associates Degree7,2258.80%
Bachelors Degree13,58316.55%
Graduate Degree7,4959.13%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White58,63053,71316,233
Black16,46514,0283,395
Hispanic4,2062,824563
Asian1,3981,129667
Multiple Races1,061932245
Native American53844156
Other Race482322101
Islander10450

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,229$47,134$30,370
Less Than High School$21,281$24,594$17,840
High School Grad$30,720$40,732$22,669
Some College$35,865$42,711$28,671
Bachelors Degree$49,090$57,404$42,852
Graduate Degree$65,744$78,424$53,701

$39,229

Average Earnings

$47,134

Average Male

$30,370

Average Female

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language

94.28% of Bossier Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 5.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.66% of the population.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White82,8439,03910.91%
Black26,5618,09430.47%
Hispanic7,8942,40330.44%
Multiple3,14545314.40%
Other88829132.77%
Asian1,7961377.63%
Native7918210.37%

16.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 32.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 7.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.11%
High School16.17%
Some College11.56%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.75%
Male Unemployed39.32%
Female Employed9.53%
Male Employed5.80%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Income

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,145$68,354
Families$66,275$80,443
Married Families$80,328$95,785
Non Families$32,232$41,243

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans

11,406

Number of Veterans

9,861

Male Veterans

1,545

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,618
Second Gulf War3,327
First Gulf War3,311
Korea916
World War II387

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,18913.85%
Black2,00110.78%
Hispanic2605.35%
2 or More866.86%
Other6812.48%
Asian503.35%
Indian121.80%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

5.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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