Bossier City, LA 

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Bossier City, LA is one of the best places to live in the United States according to rankings from The city scored extremely well across a variety of categories such as cost of living, housing affordability, job market, and quality of life. In particular, it was ranked #1 in the state for its cost of living index and housing affordability index. It also scored high for its job market, with an unemployment rate below 4%. Additionally, Bossier City provides residents with a high quality of life thanks to the abundance of family-friendly amenities and activities available. From outdoor recreation like fishing and hiking to downtown shopping and dining experiences, Bossier City gives residents plenty of options for entertainment. Residents also appreciate the city’s low crime rate compared to other cities in Louisiana. All these factors combined make Bossier City an excellent place to live.

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#6 Where to Live to Avoid a Natural Disaster (Highest Risk)
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#6 Riskiest Places for Natural Disasters
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#60 America's Migraine Hot Spots
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#94 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
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#242 2005 Best Places to Live
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#331 Best Green Cities
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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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