Shreveport demographics profile

StatisticShreveportLouisianaNational
Population200,6924,601,049314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)1,87310591
Median age34.736.037.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%53%55%
Speak English96%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Shreveport, LA has a population of 200,692 and is the 113th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,873 per sq mi which is 1686% higher than the Louisiana average and 1968% higher than the national average. The median age in Shreveport is 35 which is approximately 4% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Shreveport, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 77% of Shreveport residents were born in Louisiana, 20% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Shreveport is 1686% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Shreveport is 4% lower than Louisiana.
  • In Shreveport 40.50% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Shreveport 55.38% of the population is African American.
  • In Shreveport 1.34% of the population is Asian.

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Shreveport population breakdown by race

RaceShreveportLouisianaNational
Caucasian40.50%62.82%73.81%
African American55.38%32.12%12.60%
Asian1.34%1.64%5.00%
American Indian0.38%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.07%0.04%0.17%
Mixed race1.25%1.69%2.91%
Other race1.08%1.07%4.70%
In Shreveport, 2.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Shreveport age breakdown

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Source: The Shreveport, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.