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Bossier County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 840.1 square miles
Population Density 139.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 123,823
Population change 5.9%
Under 5 years of age 7.4%
Under 18 25.3%
65 and over 12.5%
Females 50.5%
White 73.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.3
Asian 1.9%
Two or more races 2.2%
Black or African American 21.4%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25.2%
Veterans 12,194
Households and Housing
Households 45,776
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.3%
Median household income $53,248
The per capita income $27,429
Live below the poverty line. 14.3%
housing units 52,576
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $146,300
Residents owning their homes. 67%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 8,954
Women-owned firms 26.5%
Asian-owned firms 4.5%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.5%
Black-owned firms 7%
Native American-owned firms 1.2%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,741,931
Retail sales per capita $15,991
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,028,150