Shreveport, LA has a population of 198,571 and is the 118th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,853 per sq mi which is 1990% higher than the Louisiana average and 1946% higher than the national average. The median age in Shreveport is 35 which is approximately 3% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Shreveport, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 78% of Shreveport residents were born in Louisiana, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.