Shreveport, LA

194,472 Population
107.1 square miles 1,815.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
4.2%
was 4.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in LA
Population Density
1,815.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.5%
was 53.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.1%
was 2.9%
Ranked 7th Highest in LA
Percent Under 18
24.4%
was 25.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in LA
Percent 65 and Over
14.6%
was 14.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in LA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5
was 7.1
Ranked 9th Lowest in LA
Percent Living in Poverty
30.8%
was 23.4%
Ranked 8th Lowest in LA
Median Household Income
$38,056
was $38,497
Ranked 6th Highest in LA
Gini Income Distribution
 
55.4
50.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
11.1
was 12.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
819.4
was 690.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,135.8
was 4,740.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
88,962
was 89,018
Ranked 3rd Highest in LA
Median Rent
$743
was $744
Ranked 7th Highest in LA
Total Building Permits
258
was 288
 
Occupied Housing Units
75,509
was 75,823
 
Homeownership Rate
50.8%
was 52.1%
Ranked 6th Highest in LA
Single Family Building Permits
258
was 288
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
830.4
was 830.9
Ranked 6th Highest in LA
Rental Vacancy Rate
26.6%
was 26.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in LA
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 4th Highest in LA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.9
was 3.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 1.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.3%
was 97.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in LA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
80.3%
Ranked 7th Highest in LA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 99.5%
Ranked 5th Highest in LA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.2%
was 86.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in LA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
23.3%
was 24.9%
Ranked 8th Highest in LA

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