Bossier City, Louisiana 

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Mid-sized city - Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border
Pros
-Cost of living
-Downtown renewal
-Healthcare
Cons
-Economy
-Crime rates
-Heat and humidity

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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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City: Bossier City
Zip Codes: 71111 71112 71110
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bossier City is 6.20% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bossier City jobs have decreased by 0.24%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bossier City's cost of living is 7.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Bossier City's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Bossier City's population is 68,094 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 29.16%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bossier City is $151,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.38%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Bossier City public schools spend $9,847 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Bossier City. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Bossier City

It's a good time to buy in Bossier City. Home Appreciation is up 2.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Bossier City Real Estate.

The median home price in Bossier City is $151,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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ZIP CODES IN BOSSIER CITY, LOUISIANA
71111 71112 71110