Bossier City, Louisiana Population 2023

63,118

Bossier City is a city located in Bossier Parish Louisiana. With a 2023 population of 63,118, it is the 8th largest city in Louisiana and the 673rd largest city in the United States.Bossier City is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually but its population has decreased by -7.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 68,286 in 2020. Spanning over 44 miles, Bossier City has a population density of 1,452 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bossier City is $64,843 with a poverty rate of 24.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bossier City is 34.8 years, 32.6 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Bossier City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bossier City was:

  • White: 64.04%
  • Black or African American: 28.15%
  • Two or more races: 3.02%
  • Asian: 2.49%
  • Other race: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
The current population of Bossier City, Louisiana is 63,118 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 68,286.

Bossier City, Louisiana Population 2023

Bossier City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bossier City Population by Race

Bossier City Population Pyramid 2023

Bossier City Median Age

34.8

Total

32.6

Male

36.5

Female

Bossier City Adults

There are 52,194 adults, (10,120 of whom are seniors) in Bossier City.

Bossier City Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bossier City Sex Ratio

Female34,91051.12%
Male33,37648.88%

Bossier City Population by Age

Bossier City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.08

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bossier City Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bossier City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bossier City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 35.61%.

Bossier City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$38,062

Average Earnings

$44,433

Average Male

$30,188

Average Female

Bossier City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bossier City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bossier City Language

91.90% of Bossier City residents speak only English, while 8.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.23% of the population.

Bossier City Language

Bossier City Poverty by Race

rate

24.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.88%

Male Poverty Rate

21.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bossier City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bossier City is Hispanic, with 44.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bossier City is White, with 13.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.48%.

Bossier City Poverty

Bossier City Poverty Rate by Education

Bossier City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bossier City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bossier City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bossier City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bossier City 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 55-64.

Bossier City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bossier City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,487

Number of Veterans

5,663

Male Veterans

824

Female Veterans

Bossier City Veterans by War

Bossier City Veterans by Age

count

Bossier City Veterans by Race

Bossier City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bossier City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bossier City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bossier City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bossier City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.56%

Born in Bossier City

103.64%

Native Born

5.27%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

3.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

103.64% of Bossier City residents were born in the United States, with 59.56% having been born in Louisiana. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bossier City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Bossier City Population by Year