Bossier City, Louisiana Population 2020

68,915
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Bossier City is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 68,915, it is the 6th largest city in Louisiana and the 540th largest city in the United States. Bossier City is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually and its population has increased by 12.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 61,315 in 2010. Spanning over 44 miles, Bossier City has a population density of 1,585 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bossier City is $63,689 with a poverty rate of 17.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $933 per month, and the median house value is $161,400. The median age in Bossier City is 33.5 years, 31 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males.

Bossier City Demographics

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

  • White: 66.65%
  • Black or African American: 26.81%
  • Two or more races: 3.04%
  • Asian: 1.72%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of Bossier City, Louisiana is 68,915, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 68,235.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 61,315.

Bossier City, Louisiana Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020429,761-3,290-0.77%
2019433,051-3,290-0.76%
2018436,341-3,290-0.75%
2017439,631-2,162-0.49%
2016441,793-2,311-0.52%
2015444,104-725-0.16%
2014444,829-2,061-0.46%
2013446,890-1,439-0.32%
2012448,3293,2400.72%
2011445,0893,9560.89%
2010441,1330.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,27866.65%
Black or African American18,21426.81%
Two or More Races2,0673.04%
Asian1,1681.72%
Some Other Race7641.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native2880.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1560.23%
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Bossier City Population Pyramid 2020

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Bossier City Median Age

33.5


Total

31


Male

35.5


Female

Bossier City Adults

There are 51,129 adults, (9,214 of whom are seniors) in Bossier City.

Bossier City Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bossier City Sex Ratio

Female

34,171

50.30%

Male

33,764

49.70%

Bossier City Households and Families

Bossier City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bossier City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.6%30.4%
Male53.2%46.8%
All52.3%47.7%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Female35.3%64.7%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,5522.4552.3
Married11,4853.0769.6
Non Family9,3721.2339.1
Female4,4273.2235.3
Male1,2683.1953.2

3.06

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bossier City Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7073.92%
9th to 12th Grade3,3027.58%
High School Graduate12,69729.15%
Some College10,95125.15%
Associates Degree4,2479.75%
Bachelors Degree6,82815.68%
Graduate Degree3,8198.77%
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Bossier City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,52826,4917,667
Black10,6248,8291,922
Hispanic2,8121,896495
Multiple Races846742233
Asian746609348
Other Race23216657
Native American21014646
Islander6638

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.65%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,305$45,208$30,197
Less Than High School$20,986$24,632$15,035
High School Grad$27,841$36,732$21,520
Some College$35,446$41,055$30,045
Bachelors Degree$51,256$57,607$43,151
Graduate Degree$62,534$70,417$51,321

$37,305

Average Earnings

$45,208

Average Male

$30,197

Average Female

Bossier City Language

Bossier City Language by Age

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Bossier City Language

93.48% of Bossier City residents speak only English, while 6.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.45% of the population.

Bossier City Poverty

Bossier City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,5616,13634.94%
White38,9313,6149.28%
Hispanic5,5501,70330.68%
Multiple2,0341768.65%
Other56112321.93%
Asian1,044666.32%
Native2885218.06%

17.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.63%

Male Poverty Rate

20.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bossier City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bossier City is Black, with 34.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bossier City is Asian, with 6.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.09%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.31%
High School16.32%
Some College12.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.09%
Male Unemployed30.25%
Female Employed11.29%
Male Employed6.19%

Bossier City Income

Bossier City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,652$63,689
Families$59,515$73,624
Married Families$77,997$89,862
Non Families$36,557$43,351
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Bossier City Marital Status

Bossier City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bossier City Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Bossier City Veterans

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7,018

Number of Veterans

5,964

Male Veterans

1,054

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,220
Second Gulf War2,141
First Gulf War1,934
Korea486
World War II286
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,773
55 to 641,376
65 to 741,355
18 to 341,315
75+1,199
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,62417.12%
Black1,24110.37%
Hispanic2969.04%
Other7127.41%
2 or More504.56%
Asian323.95%

Bossier City Veterans by Education

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4.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bossier City Employment Status

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.02%

Born in Louisiana

95.89%

Native Born

4.11%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

2.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.89% of Bossier City residents were born in the United States, with 56.02% having been born in Louisiana. 1.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202068,9153400.50%
201968,5753400.50%
201868,235-142-0.21%
201768,3773400.50%
201668,037-40-0.06%
201568,0771,0681.59%
201467,0098741.32%
201366,1357621.17%
201265,3731,8562.92%
201163,5171,4002.25%
201062,1175,6560.96%
200056,4613,7400.69%
199052,7211,9040.37%
198050,8179,2222.02%
197041,5958,8192.41%
196032,77617,3067.80%
195015,4709,68410.33%
19405,7861,7833.75%
19304,0030.00%