Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area, Louisiana 

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Population

443,708

10% Growth

Unemployment Rate

7.4%

Median Income

$43,779

Avg. Home Price

$115,600

United States / Louisiana / Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area, Louisiana

Mid-sized city - Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border
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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Country: United States
State: Louisiana
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Metro Area: Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area
City: Shreveport, Bossier City, 39 total
Zip Codes: 71111, 71106, 71107, 71112, 71118, 71105, 71109, 71037, 71055, 71108, 49 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area is 7.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.24%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area's cost of living is 14.50% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area's population is 443,708 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.46%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area is $115,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.63%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area public schools spend $11,565 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Shreveport-Bossier City

It's a good time to buy in Shreveport-Bossier City. Home Appreciation is up 1.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Shreveport-Bossier City Real Estate.

The median home price in Shreveport-Bossier City is $115,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Bad Economy, High Crime, Poor Schools - 12/21/2017
I lived in Shreveport in the early 1980s and return once or twice every year for visits with family and friends. I've also researched Shreveport and a lot of other... Read More

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MAPS OF SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY METRO AREA, LOUISIANA
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ZIP CODES IN SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY METRO AREA, LOUISIANA
71111, 71106, 71107, 71112, 71118, 71105, 71109, 71037, 71055, 71108, 49 total
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