Bossier City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 68,159 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Bossier City is the eighth largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some cities, Bossier City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bossier City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bossier City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bossier City who work in sales jobs (13.69%), office and administrative support (11.63%), and management occupations (7.99%).
Bossier City is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Bossier City, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Also of interest is that Bossier City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Bossier City overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Bossier City, 22.92% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bossier City in 2018 was $26,755, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,020 for a family of four. However, Bossier City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bossier City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bossier City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bossier City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bossier City include Irish, German, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bossier City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.