Bossier City, LA 

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Bossier City has an unemployment rate of 5.2%. The US average is 6.0%.

Bossier City has seen the job market increase by 0.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 21.2%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Bossier City
- The Sales Tax Rate for Bossier City is 9.4%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Bossier City is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
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Income and Salaries for Bossier City
- The average income of a Bossier City resident is $25,617 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Bossier City resident is $50,027 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.


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    Reviews for Bossier City    5 Reviews
    White Flight - 12/21/2017
    Bossier City is pretty much where people from Shreveport go when they get fed up with the crime, dysfunction, and high taxes over there. That said, it is no paradise. ... Read More

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    Better than Shreveport, but only slightly - 12/3/2016
    This is sort of the "good side" of the Red River. A little safer than Shreveport, but not by much! Has some modern stores and livable apartments. Just be wary of who... Read More

    It's all right - 9/14/2014
    Lived here for 7 years, ready to leave, mind you. There are a number of colleges including a state university branch. It gets terribly hot and humid in the summer with... Read More

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