Bossier City, Louisiana Population 2020

68,235

Bossier City, Louisiana's estimated population is 68,235 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Bossier City, Louisiana is the 6th largest city in Louisiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1584.12 people/mi² (611.63 people/km²).

The overall median age is 33.5 years, 31 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males.

The median income for households in Bossier City, Louisiana is $, while the mean household income is $.

Bossier City La Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bossier City La 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%

How Many People Live in Bossier City, Louisiana?

68,235
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
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%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
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%

Bossier City La Population Pyramid 2020

Bossier City La Median Age

33.5


Total

31


Male

35.5


Female

Bossier City La Adults

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

Bossier City La Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bossier City La Sex Ratio

Female

34,171

50.30%

Male

33,764

49.70%

Bossier City La Households and Families

Bossier City La Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bossier City La 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)

Bossier City La Education

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%

Bossier City La Educational Attainment by Race

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%.

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 La Language

Bossier City La Language by Age

Bossier City La Language

93.48% of Bossier City La 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 La Poverty

Bossier City La Poverty by Race

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 La

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bossier City La 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%.

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

Bossier City La Income

Bossier City La Income by Household Type

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

Bossier City La Marital Status

Bossier City La Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bossier City La Married by Age and Sex

Bossier City La 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 La Marital Status by Race

Bossier City La Veterans

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

Bossier City La Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,62417.12%
Black1,24110.37%
Hispanic2969.04%
Other7127.41%
2 or More504.56%
Asian323.95%

Bossier City La Veterans by Education

4.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bossier City La Employment Status

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bossier City La Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.02%

Born in Louisiana

95.89%

Native Born

4.11%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.89% of Bossier City La 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.