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Income/capita 16%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 29%
IndexBossier CityLouisianaNational
Income per capita$25,120$25,515$29,829
Median household income$47,289$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,608$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,392$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$32,434$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$24,423$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level18.0%19.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bossier City is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bossier City is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bossier City is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bossier City is 19% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,522$47,289$94,578
      City
      $30,431$45,652$91,304
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Bossier City median earnings by income bracket

      Bossier City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.8%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector6.7%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services15.8%13.6%
      Public administration10.3%5.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%1.6%
      Education, health & social services10.1%40.3%
      Other32.0%29.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Eastwood, LA4,649$72,02730%
      Blanchard, LA2,973$67,29222%
      Red Chute, LA6,677$61,16511%
      Greenwood, LA3,214$54,0352%
      Haughton, LA3,395$47,23515%
      Bossier City, LA67,152$47,28915%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Jackson, TN67,162$39,74728%
      New Braunfels, TX67,097$61,61811%
      Maple Grove, MN66,969$96,41074%
      Kenner, LA66,954$50,9798%
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362$119,697116%
      Bossier City, LA67,152$47,28915%
      Source: The Bossier City, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).