Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexBossier CityLouisianaNational
Income per capita$27,034$25,515$29,829
Median household income$48,385$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,817$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,467$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$36,990$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$26,075$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level20.1%19.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bossier City is 9% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bossier City is 13% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bossier City is 28% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bossier City is 33% higher than the national average

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      $32,253 $48,385 $96,770
      $30,431 $45,652 $91,304
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Bossier City median earnings by income bracket

      Bossier City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.0%14.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.1%10.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%0.9%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%15.4%
      Public administration9.2%9.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%9.1%
      Education, health & social services9.1%9.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Blanchard, LA3,137$80,97246.4%
      Benton, LA2,124$64,72017.0%
      Greenwood, LA3,155$55,0340.5%
      Red Chute, LA6,619$53,5713.2%
      Haughton, LA3,292$48,85411.7%
      Bossier City, LA68,286$48,38512.5%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Poinciana, FL68,280$49,62810.3%
      St. Cloud, MN68,390$50,3359.0%
      Rockville, MD68,155$111,797102.1%
      Yorba Linda, CA68,103$133,088140.6%
      Union City, NJ68,073$49,45710.6%
      Bossier City, LA68,286$48,38512.5%
      Source: The Bossier City, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).