Shreveport, Louisiana 

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Population

196,217

-1.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$38,413

Median Home Price

$102,600

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Best Places to Live in Shreveport, Louisiana

Mid-sized city - Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border. April, October and May are the most pleasant months in Shreveport, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Shreveport, LA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Downtown renewal
Healthcare
Cons
Economy
Crime rates
Heat and humidity

What Bert Has To Say About Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area

Shreveport is a commercial and cultural center for northwest Louisiana, northeast Texas, and southern Arkansas. In the early 20th century, the area experienced a major oil boom which then declined through the century. Recently a new riverfront entertainment district with nightlife and casinos and a new convention center have revitalized downtown Shreveport.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County: Caddo County
Metro Area: Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Shreveport
Zip Codes: 71106, 71107, 71118, 71105, 71109, 71108, 71115, 71104, 71129, 71047, 13 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Shreveport is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Shreveport jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Shreveport's cost of living is 22.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Shreveport's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Caddo parish voted Democratic in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Republican in 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Shreveport's population is 196,217 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Shreveport is Real Estate: $102,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.4%.

SCHOOLS
Shreveport public schools spend $11,787 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Shreveport. More Education



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Housing Market in Shreveport

It's not a good time to buy in Shreveport. Home Appreciation is down -0.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Shreveport is $102,600.

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Reviews for Shreveport   29 Reviews
Death By 1000 Incompetenants - 9/1/2020
The pace of its death is picking up. A place that should be moving forward is following the path of Rust belt cities that died. Downtown has potential, but the... Read More

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A Great Place To Pass By - 6/16/2020
I Love Driving By Shreveport, Buildings do look beautiful, it is truly a great city, my favorite thing is the people. What loses the last star is that I did not visit... Read More

Get Out While You Can - 8/13/2019
Shreveport is dying a slow painful death. If you are thinking of relocating here; I would not advise it. Since moving back twenty years ago, I have watch the town... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA
71106, 71107, 71118, 71105, 71109, 71108, 71115, 71104, 71129, 71047, 13 total

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