Shreveport, Louisiana 

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-1.1% since 2020

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Shreveport, Louisiana is a city with a unique blend of Southern charm and cultural attractions. Located in the northwest corner of the state, it is home to a variety of restaurants, shops, entertainment venues, and outdoor activities. Visitors can explore the historical downtown district or take in some live music at one of the many venues. There are also plenty of family-friendly attractions such as museums, zoos, and amusement centers. With its rich history, beautiful scenery, and hospitable atmosphere, Shreveport will be sure to leave visitors with lasting memories! Mid-sized city - Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border.
State: Louisiana
County: Caddo County
Metro Area: Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area
City: Shreveport
Zip Codes: 71106, 71107, 71118, 71105, 71109, 71108, 71115, 71104, 71129, 71047, 13 total
Cost of Living: -23.4% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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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.


The unemployment rate in Shreveport is 8.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Shreveport jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Shreveport's cost of living is 23.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Shreveport's Cost of Living

April, October and May are the most pleasant months in Shreveport, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Caddo parish remained moderately Democratic, 52.5% to 45.8%. More Voting Stats

Shreveport's population is 189,374 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.1%. Learn More...

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

The median home cost in Shreveport is Real Estate: $153,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.9%.

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 a good time to buy in Shreveport. Home Appreciation is up 1.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Shreveport is $153,800.
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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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71106, 71107, 71118, 71105, 71109, 71108, 71115, 71104, 71129, 71047, 13 total


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