Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area, Louisiana 

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Population

443,974

+2.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$43,779

Median Home Price

$107,803

United States / Louisiana / Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes
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Mid-sized city - Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the Shreveport-Bossier City metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Shreveport-Bossier City, 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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County:
Metro Area: Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Shreveport, Bossier City, 39 total
Zip Codes: 71111, 71106, 71107, 71112, 71118, 71105, 71109, 71055, 71108, 71037, 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 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area's cost of living is 20.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Shreveport-Bossier City metro area remained strongly Republican, 55.6% to 42.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area's population is 443,974 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area is Real Estate: $107,803. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.7%.

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. More Education



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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 1.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Shreveport-Bossier City is $107,803.

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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, 71055, 71108, 71037, 49 total

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