Bossier City, LA Population

Population: 56,461. Estimated population in July 2020: 60,505 (+7.2% change)
Males: 27,426 (48.6%), Females: 29,035 (51.4%)

Zip codes: 71111, 71112.

Median resident age: 32.1 years
Median household income: $36,561
Median house value: $80,700

Races in Bossier City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.4%)
  • Black (22.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (11.9%), Irish (10.4%), German (9.3%), English (8.3%), French (5.0%), Italian (3.0%).

Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 40.8 square miles

Map of Bossier City, LA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bossier City

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bossier City city

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

3.2% Foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,470 (+6.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Bossier City:

  • SUMMITT HOSPITAL OF NORT LOUISIANA (4900 MEDICAL DRIVE)
  • WILLIS KNIGHTON BOSSIER HEALTH CENTER (2400 HOSPITAL DR)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Bossier City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bossier City:

  • BARKSDALE AFB (about 4 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Abbreviation: BAD)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 11 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: SHV)
  • TEXARKANA REGIONAL-WEBB FIELD (about 68 miles; TEXARKANA, AR; Abbreviation: TXK)

Other public-use airports nearest to Bossier City:

  • SHREVEPORT DOWNTOWN (about 4 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: DTN)
  • BLUEBIRD HILL (about 15 miles; KEITHVILLE, LA; Abbreviation: 5F5)
  • THACKERS (about 26 miles; OIL CITY, LA; Abbreviation: 5F8)
Amtrak station:
BOSSIER CITY (3033 HILTON DR.) – Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Bossier City:

  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,743; Location: 2719 AIRLINE DR N; Public; Website: www.bpcc.cc.la.us)
  • PAT GOINS BENTON ROAD BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 23; Location: 1701 OLD MINDEN RD STE 36; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bossier City:

  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 13 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 61 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,646)
  • GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; GRAMBLING, LA; Full-time enrollment: 4,299)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 68 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,710)
  • LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; RUSTON, LA; Full-time enrollment: 9,013)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 83 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)

Schools

Public high schools in Bossier City:

  • AIRLINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,421; Location: 2801 AIRLINE DRIVE; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • PARKWAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,038; Location: 4301 PANTHER DRIVE; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • BOSSIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 756; Location: 777 BEARKAT DRIVE; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • BUTLER EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX (Students: 171; Location: 649 WYCHE STREET; Grades: 07 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Bossier City:

  • APOLLO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 821; Location: 2400 VIKING DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • RUSHEON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 763; Location: 2401 OLD MINDEN ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GREENACRES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 678; Location: 2220 AIRLINE DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 657; Location: 1130 PATRICIA DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • STOCKWELL PLACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 649; Location: 5801 SHED ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MEADOWVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 601; Location: 4312 SHED ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • COPE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 578; Location: 4814 SHED ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SUN CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 575; Location: 4230 VAN DEEMAN STREET; Grades: KG – 03)
  • PLANTATION PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 565; Location: 2410 PLANTATION DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • R. V. KERR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 531; Location: 1700 AIRLINE DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Bossier City:

  • GREENFIELD CHILD DEVEL. CENTER (Students: 72; Location: 3107 STOCKWELL ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CHRIST THE KING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 1000 OGILVIE STREET; Grades: PK – 4)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN PRE-SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 2565 AIRLINE DRIVE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Bossier City:

  • BOSSIER PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,889,544; Location: 2206 BECKETT STREET; 180,153 books; 4,076 audio materials; 2,678 video materials; 936 serial subscriptions)