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Population in 2012: 201,867 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 

Males: 95,163  (47.1%)
Females: 106,704  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  34.6 years
Louisiana median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 71047, 71101, 71103, 71104, 71105, 71106, 71108, 71109, 71115, 71118.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,065 (it was $30,526 in 2000)
Shreveport:

$40,065
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,794

Shreveport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $127,800 (it was $70,700 in 2000)
Shreveport:

$127,800
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $136,990; Detached houses: $140,319; Townhouses or other attached units: $141,589; In 2-unit structures: $107,993; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,848; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,941; Mobile homes: $45,113; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $85,812

Median gross rent in 2012: $737.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 71047, 71101, 71103, 71104, 71105, 71106, 71107, 71108, 71109, 71115, 71118, 71119, 71129.

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  • Black alone - 112,827 (55.9%)
  • White alone - 77,285 (38.3%)
  • Hispanic - 5,298 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3,333 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1,295 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 925 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 908 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shreveport: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (7.1%), Irish (6.6%), German (6.0%), United States (5.0%), French (4.9%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/20/1839

Elevation: 209 feet

Land area: 103.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,957 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Shreveport:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shreveport city:

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

4,161 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:  2.1%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 563 registered sex offenders living in Shreveport, Louisiana as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Shreveport to the number of sex offenders is 359 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $989 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $360 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (177.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lakeview, LA (2.3 miles ), Bossier City, LA (2.4 miles ), Blanchard, LA (3.3 miles ), Greenwood, LA (3.4 miles ), Red Chute, LA (3.4 miles ), Eastwood, LA (3.7 miles ), Stonewall, LA (3.8 miles ), Frierson, LA (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 235 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 1998: 259 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 1999: 360 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2000: 345 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2001: 350 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2002: 420 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2003: 658 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2004: 577 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2005: 555 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2006: 401 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2007: 557 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2008: 344 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2009: 278 buildings, average cost: $251,300
  • 2010: 342 buildings, average cost: $243,000
  • 2011: 293 buildings, average cost: $260,600
  • 2012: 288 buildings, average cost: $270,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.47 N, Longitude: 93.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +27,416 (+13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 68,931 (80.4%)

Area code: 318

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Crime rates in Shreveport by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 54314042333928362731261717
per 100,000 28.215.519.921.016.619.614.918.013.515.513.08.58.4
Rapes 9811111911213515114011210512412112192
per 100,000 51.255.559.356.167.875.974.356.152.662.160.560.245.5
Robberies 570534667689690628586544474485355355433
per 100,000 297.6267.0332.2345.1346.3315.5310.9272.3237.7243.0177.6176.5214.2
Assaults 1,1531,2531,2181,2131,3201,4311,4951,5061,2911,1361,0311,0511,008
per 100,000 601.9626.5606.7607.6662.6719.0793.1753.7647.3569.1515.8522.5498.6
Burglaries 3,1833,3683,3503,5953,3072,9692,9222,8612,5122,7302,6162,7752,425
per 100,000 1661.71684.11668.71800.71660.01491.81550.11431.91259.61367.51308.71379.71199.5
Thefts 10,9969,2009,3469,7459,8628,8938,5088,2167,1827,0546,3176,3716,973
per 100,000 5740.64600.34655.44881.34950.34468.44513.44111.93601.23533.63160.13167.53449.2
Auto thefts 1,0051,1191,6491,5651,4461,0161,2631,101859641526438464
per 100,000 524.7559.5821.4783.9725.8510.5670.0551.0430.7321.1263.1217.8229.5
Arson 11113014619016918616611194108998679
per 100,000 57.965.072.795.284.893.588.155.647.154.149.542.839.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 693.2625.9675.3694.3694.3660.7682.0620.5535.3528.9468.8462.0456.4

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Crime rate in Shreveport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 661 (548 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Louisiana average:

3.98

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Shreveport, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,334 (+1.2%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Shreveport-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 236% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the Shreveport city center killed 2 people and injured 266 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1999, a category F4 tornado 5.5 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shreveport-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from Shreveport center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caddo Parish (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shreveport topographic map

Birthplace of: Albert Belle - Baseball player, Floyd Cramer - Hall of Fame pianist, Jerry Fowler - Politician, Robert Parish - Basketball player, John Boozman - Politician, Brandon Friedman - Military writer, Johnnie Cochran - Lawyer, Buddy Roemer - Governor of Louisiana, James C. Gardner - Politician, Alan Autry - (born 1952), football player, actor, mayor of Fresno, California.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Shreveport: Milton A. Lee.

Main business address for: SOUTHWESTERN ELECTRIC POWER CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Shreveport:

  • DAVITA - RED RIVER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 9205 LINWOOD AVE)
  • DAVITA - SHREVEPORT HOME DX (Dialysis Facility, 1560 IRVING PL)
  • DCI - EAST SHREVEPORT (Dialysis Facility, 102 ARDMORE AVE)
  • DCI - NORTH SHREVEPORT (Dialysis Facility, 1515 N HEARNE AVE)
  • DCI - SHREVEPORT (Dialysis Facility, 1322 KINGS HWY)
  • FMCNA - DIALYSIS CTR OF SHREVEPORT (Dialysis Facility, 3949 SOUTHERN AVE)
  • FMCNA - NORTH SHREVEPORT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 990 AERO DR)
  • FMCNA - PIERREMONTE DX (Dialysis Facility, 2240 E BERT KOUNS INDUSTRIAL LOOP)
  • FMCNA - SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (Dialysis Facility, 1800 BUCKNER ST STE A100)
  • FMCNA - SOUTH SHREVEPORT (Dialysis Facility, 410 ASHLEY RIDGE BLVD)
  • FMCNA - SOUTHWEST SHREVEPORT (Dialysis Facility, 9076 KINGSTON RD)
  • FMCNA - WEST SHREVEPORT (Dialysis Facility, 4338 PINES RD)
  • WILLIS KNIGHTON MED CTR-DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2716 PORTLAND AVE)
  • AFFILIATED HOME HEALTH OF SHREVEPORT (Home Health Center, 2412 EAST 70TH STREET)
  • CHARTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1534 ELIZABETH SUITE 250)
  • CHRISTUS HOMECARE SCHUMPERT (Home Health Center, 1700 BUCKNER SQUARE STE 200)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 920 PIERREMONT ROAD STE 520)
  • GLEN-PREMIER HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 6105 LINE AVENUE SUITE 201)
  • HME HLTH DEPT WILLIS KNIGHTON (Home Health Center, 3300 ALBERT BICKNELL DR)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF LA SHREVEPORT (Home Health Center, 2533 BERT KOUNS STE 125)
  • PROFESSIONAL HH SVCS OF CADDO (Home Health Center, 3601 YOUREE DRIVE)
  • SMART HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, 6135 FAIRFIELD AVENUE)
  • SUPRA HOME CARE OF SHREVEPORT (Home Health Center, 8889 JEWELLA AVENUE SUITE D)
  • UNITED HOME HEALTH CARE OF SHREVEPORT (Home Health Center, 9400 VILLAGE GREEN DR.)
  • AGAPE HOSPICECARE OF SHREVPORT, LLC (Hospital, 806 BROOKHOLLOW)
  • ATLANTIC AVENUE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 136 ATLANTIC STREET)
  • BARONNE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 3111 COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE)
  • BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL OF SHREVEPORT (Hospital, 2025 DESOTO ST)
  • BRENTWOOD, A BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COMPANY (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1006 HIGHLAND AVE)
  • CADDO OAKS HOSP (Hospital, 2150 MIDWAY AVE)
  • CADDO OAKS HOSP AFFILIATED HLTH (Hospital, provides emergency services, 2150 MIDWAY AVENUE)
  • CHRISTUS HEALTH SHREVEPORT - BOSSIER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, ONE ST MARY PLACE)
  • CHRISTUS SCHUMPERT COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, 1700 BUCKNER SQUARE SUITE 110)
  • CIRCLE OF LIFE HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 900 PIERREMONT ROAD, STE 110)
  • COLUMBIA HIGHLAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1453 E BERT KOUNS INDUSTRIAL LOOP)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICES OF AMERICA-SHREVEPORT (Hospital, 920 PIERREMONT ROAD, SUITE 309)
  • CPC BRENTWOOD HOSP (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1800 IRVING PLACE)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF SHREVEPORT (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1130 LOUISIANA AVENUE)
  • DUBUIS HOSPITAL OF SHREVEPORT (Hospital, "ONE ST MARY PLACE, 5TH & 6TH FLOORS")
  • FAIRFIELD HOSP (Hospital, provides emergency services, 3000 FAIRFIELD AVE)
  • HARMONY LIFE HOSPICE (Hospital, 1953 E 70TH STREET, SUITE 6)
  • HIGHLAND HILLS HOSPITAL (Hospital, 453 JORDAN STREET)
  • HMC HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, 215 MAIN STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF LOUISIANA (Hospital, 3300 VIRGINIA AVE)
  • HOSPICE OF SHREVEPORT BOSSIER (Hospital, 3003 KNIGHT STREET, SUITE 115)
  • HOYTE DRIVE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 2709 HOYTE DRIVE)
  • JEFFERSON PAIGE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 6623 JEFFERSON PAIGE ROAD)
  • JORDANS CROSSING HOSPICE (Hospital, 666 TRAVIS STREET, SUITE 700)
  • LIFE PATH HOSPICE CARE SERVICE LLC (Hospital, 1500 NORTH MARKET ST SIUTE B-108)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, provides emergency services, 9320 LINWOOD AVENUE)
  • LSU HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER - SHREVEPORT (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, provides emergency services, 1541 KINGS HIGHWAY)
  • MEADOWBROOK COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 319 MEADOWBROOK LANE)
  • OLD MOORINGSPORT COMMUNITY HOM (Hospital, 3023 OLD MOORINGSPORT ROAD)
  • OVERTON BROOKS VA MEDICAL CENTER - SHREVEPORT (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, 510 EAST STONER AVENUE)
  • PACK HOME (Hospital, 5517 BENT TREE)
  • PEPPERIDGE HOME (Hospital, 2052 PEPPERIDGE)
  • PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, 1530 LINE AVE)
  • PROMISE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF SHREVEPORT (Hospital, 1800 IRVING PLACE)
  • SCOTTWOOD HOME (Hospital, 9842 SCOTTWOOD DRIVE)
  • SOUTHERN CARE SHREVEPORT (Hospital, 401 MARKET STREET SUITE 260)
  • SPECIALISTS HOSPITAL SHREVEPORT (Acute Care Hospitals,Physician, 1500 LINE AVENUE)
  • ST LUKE'S REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF SHREVEPORT (Hospital, 2140 MIDWAY)
  • UNIVERSITY DRIVE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 7614 UNIVERSITY DRIVE)
  • WENZEL HOME (Hospital, 1026 OVERTON BROOKS ROAD)
  • WILD OAK HOME (Hospital, 9900 WILD OAK DRIVE)
  • WILLIS KNIGHTON MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2600 GREENWOOD ROAD)
  • WILLIS KNIGHTON SOUTH HOSP (Hospital, 2510 BERT KOUNS INDUSTRIAL LOOP)
  • WINWARD HOSP (Hospital, 2150 MIDWAY AVE)
  • YUKON COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 5910 YUKON DRIVE)
  • BOOKER T. WASHINGTON GUEST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 7605 LINE AVENUE)
  • BRADFORD GUEST CARE, LLC (THE) (Nursing Home, 3050 BAIRD ROAD)
  • CLAIBORNE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1536 CLAIBORNE AVENUE)
  • EDEN GARDEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 7923 LINE AVENUE)
  • GARDEN PARK NURSING AND REHAB CTR, LLC (Nursing Home, 9111 LINWOOD AVENUE)
  • GUEST CARE AT SPRINGLAKE, LLC (THE) (Nursing Home, 8622 LINE AVENUE)
  • GUEST HOUSE (THE) (Nursing Home, 9225 NORMANDIE DRIVE)
  • HARMONY HOUSE NURSING AND REHAB CTR, INC (Nursing Home, 1825 LAUREL ST.)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF STRATMORE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 530 STRATMORE DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE MANOR SOUTH (Nursing Home, 9712 MANSFIELD ROAD)
  • HERITAGE MANOR WEST (Nursing Home, 7060 COTTONWOOD BLVD)
  • HIGHLAND GUEST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 453 JORDON STREET)
  • LIVE OAK (Nursing Home, 600 EAST FLOURNOY LUCAS ROAD)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CTR, LLC (Nursing Home, 1411 CLAIBORNE AVENUE)
  • MIDWAY MANOR NH OF SHREVEPORT INC (Nursing Home, 2150 MIDWAY)
  • NURSECARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1736 IRVING PLACE)
  • PIERREMONT HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 725 MITCHELL LANE)
  • PROGRESSIVE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2715 ALBERT L. BICKNELL DR)
  • ROSEVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 3405 MANSFIELD ROAD)
  • SHREVEPORT HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 225 WYANDOTTE STREET)
  • SHREVEPORT MANOR, LLC (Nursing Home, 3302 MANSFIELD ROAD)
  • SOUTHERN HILLS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 9105 BAIRD ROAD)
  • SOUTHERN OAKS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1524 GLEN OAKS PLACE)
  • VILLAGE HEALTH CARE AT THE GLEN (Nursing Home, 408 E. FLOURNOY LUCAS)

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Amtrak station:

SHREVEPORT (102 LAKE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.shreveport.la.us

Colleges/Universities in Shreveport:

  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (Full-time enrollment: 2,639; Location: One University Place; Public; Website: www.lsus.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (FT enrollment: 1,903; Location: 3050 Martin Luther King Dr; Public; Website: www.susla.edu)
  • Centenary College of Louisiana (FT enrollment: 879; Location: 2911 Centenary Boulevard; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.centenary.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport (FT enrollment: 779; Location: 1501 Kings Hwy; Public; Website: www.sh.lsuhsc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport-Bossier Campus (FT enrollment: 663; Location: 2010 N Market St; Public; Website: www.ltc.edu)
  • Remington College-Shreveport (FT enrollment: 517; Location: 2106 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop; Private, for-profit)
  • Ayers Career College (FT enrollment: 362; Location: 8820 Jewella Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ayers.edu)
  • Career Technical College-Shreveport (FT enrollment: 267; Location: 1227 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.careertc.edu)
  • Diesel Driving Academy (FT enrollment: 203; Location: 4709 Greenwood Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.dda.edu)
  • Blue Cliff College-Shreveport (FT enrollment: 126; Location: 200 N. Thomas Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bluecliffcollege.com)
  • American Commercial College (FT enrollment: 87; Location: 3014 Knight Street; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.ACC-CAREERS.COM)
  • American School of Business (FT enrollment: 73; Location: 702 Professional Dr N; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.AMERICANSCHOOLOFBUSINESS.COM)
  • Guy's Shreveport Academy of Cosmetology Inc (FT enrollment: 52; Location: 1141 Shreveport Barksdale Highway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.guysacademy.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Shreveport:

  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 9 miles; Bossier City, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,177)
  • LeTourneau University (about 57 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • Grambling State University (about 62 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 64 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 5,626)
  • Kilgore College (about 65 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 65 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 66 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public high schools in Shreveport:

Private high schools in Shreveport:

  • CALVARY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 1,205; Location: 9333 LINWOOD AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • EVANGEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 854; Location: 7425 BROADACRES RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LOYOLA COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 921 JORDAN ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN PREP SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 4800 OLD MOORINGSPORT RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Shreveport:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Shreveport:

  • SOUTHFIELD SCHOOL (Students: 444; Location: 1100 SOUTHFIELD RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 1210 ANNISTON AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 331; Location: 533 OCKLEY DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARK S CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 2785 FAIRFIELD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE MONTESSORI SCHOOL FOR SHREVEPORT (Students: 241; Location: 2605 C E GALLOWAY BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN BERCHMANS CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: 947 JORDAN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRISTIAN CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 73; Location: 207 IDEMA ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HIS LITTLE ONES PRESCHOOL AND CHILDCARE (Students: 70; Location: 3217 COLQUITT RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • AMERICAN CHILD DAY CARE CENTER (Students: 68; Location: 426 E WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • OUR LADY OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT ACADEMY (Students: 52; Location: 2932 MURPHY ST; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Shreveport:

  • SHREVE MEMORIAL (Operating income: $12,045,620; Location: 424 TEXAS STREET; 817,968 books; 24,300 audio materials; 65,359 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 2,202 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Adm. Asst. to Senior Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church & Academy
  • Calvary Baptist Academy is a private school with grades K-5 through 12 and current enrollment is 892 for the 2005-06 school year. (Judy P Young, Adm. Asst. to President of Calvary Baptist Academy).

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Notable locations in Shreveport: Caddo Parish Penal Farm (A), Westwood Country Club (B), Southside Swim Club (C), Slack Industrial Park (D), Shreveport Country Club (E), Huntington Park Municipal Golf Course (F), Pierremont Tennis Club (G), Louisiana State Fairgrounds (H), Camp Lassa (I), Caddo-Shreveport Industrial Park (J), Broadmoor Golf Course (K), Antoine Industrial Park (L), South Lakeshore Community Club (M), Shreveport Yacht Club (N), Hollywood Junction (O), Shreveport Fire Department Station 1 (P), Shreveport Fire Department Station 21 (Q), Shreveport Fire Department Station 20 (R), Shreveport Fire Department Station 19 (S), Shreveport Fire Department Station 18 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Towne Oak Square Shopping Center (1), South Jewella Plaza Shopping Center (2), Lynbrook Shopping Center (3), Harrison Shopping Center (4), Fairfield Shopping Center (5), Westwood Shopping Center (6), Welch Shopping Center (7), Uptown Shopping Center (8), Turtle Creek Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shreveport include: Life Tabernacle (A), Emmanuel Church (B), Western Hills Church (C), Saint Paul Church (D), Antioch Baptist Church (E), Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (F), Central Free Methodist Church (G), Christian Growth Center (H), Church of God in Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McMillan Cemetery (1), Oakland Cemetery (2), Jewella Cemetery (3), Centuries Memorial Cemetery (4), Round Grove Memorial Gardens (5), Hebrew Rest Cemetery (6), Star Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Cross Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gilmer Bayou (A), Bickham Bayou (B), Middle Bayou (C), Logan Bayou (D), Twelvemile Bayou (E), McCain Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Shreveport include: Betty Virginia Park (1), Atkins Park (2), Spar Stadium (3), Thomas Field (4), Queensborough Park (5), Fairground Park (6), Ingleside Park (7), Caddo Heights Park (8), Hattie Perry Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Louisiana State Exhibit Museum (3015 Greenwood Road) (1), Stephens African American Museum (2810 Lindholm Street) (2), SCI Port Discovery Center (Museums; 820 Clyde Fant Parkway) (3), Spring Street Historical Museum (525 Spring Street) (4), Car Firefighters Museum (601 Spring Street) (5), Ark-La-Tex Antique & Classic Vesm & SLS DBA Mmry M (Museums; 601 Spring Street) (6), Norton R W Art Gallery (Museums; 4747 Creswell Avenue) (7), Stage of Stars Museum Gift Shop (705 Elvis Presley Avenue) (8), Pujari Watercolor Gallery (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7036 Beaufort Way) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (9420 Healthplex Drive) (1), Best Western Chateau Suite Htl (201 Lake Street) (2), La Quinta Shreveport Airport Inn And Suites (6700 Financial Plaza Cir) (3), Royal Inn (1906 North Market Street) (4), Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau (629 Spring Street) (5), Palomar Motel (3975 Greenwood Road) (6), Colton Environmental Services (9599 Wallace Lake Road) (7), Remington Suite (220 Travis Street Suite 100) (8), Regency Continental Hotel (5116 Monkhouse Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Judicial Branch- Bankruptcy Court- Bankruptcy Clerk Of C (300 Fannin Street) (1), United States Government - Judicial Branch- Federal Public Defender (300 Fannin Street) (2), Shreveport City - City Court- City Marshal (1244 Texas Avenue) (3), U S Government - Judicial Branch- District Court- District Judge Hicks Mauri (300 Fannin Street) (4), Victory Jeffrey P Justice (430 Fannin Street) (5), Juvenile Court for Caddo Parish (1835 Spring Street) (6), Caddo Parish - Agencies- First Judicial District Court- Receptionist (501 Texas Street) (7), Louisiana State - Second Circuit Court Of Appeal- Central Staff Dire (430 Fannin Street) (8), Laura Koonce Prof Court Rpt Services (1780 East Bert Kouns Industria) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Caddo Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.7. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.06. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.06
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.6. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.6
U.S.:

28.3

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shreveport and their reported violations in the past:

LAKEVIEW WATER SYSTEM (Address: 3025 Loraine Avenue , Population served: 2800, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-18-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-18-2000)
HILLSIDE MHP WATER SYS. (Address: 6941 LA HWY 1 , Population served: 504, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2000)
EAST COVE UTILITIES W.S. (Address: 712 ERIE STREET , Population served: 357, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2006)
  • 17 other older monitoring violations
EVANGELINE OAKS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-26-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2000)
COUNTRY LIVING ESTATES W (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-1998), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-1998), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-18-1998), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-14-1998), St Site Visit (enforcement) (4 times from AUG-17-1998 to OCT-15-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-1999)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-1997), St Public Notif received (JAN-15-1998), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-18-1998), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-14-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-06-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-12-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2000)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shreveport that have no violations reported:

  • COUNTRY PLACE SUBD WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1520, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • DEEPWOODS UTILITIES, INC. (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.5%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Shreveport, LA

People in group quarters in Shreveport in 2010:

  • 1,975 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,524 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,038 people in college/university student housing
  • 384 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 212 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 203 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 67 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 40 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Shreveport in 2000:

  • 1,979 people in nursing homes
  • 1,033 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 766 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 556 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 211 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 149 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 93 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 91 people in halfway houses
  • 88 people in other group homes
  • 86 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 85 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 71 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 41 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 36 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 30 people in religious group quarters
  • 27 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 25 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 7 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Shreveport compared to Louisiana state average:

Shreveport, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Independence Stadium. Capacity: 50,832. no home team, used for annual Independence Bowl game.

Banks with most branches in Shreveport (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: 16 branches. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Regions Bank: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: North Market Branch, Mid South Towers Branch, Fern Avenue Branch, Shreveport Main, Mansfield Road Branch, Pines Road Branch. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Red River Bank: Shreveport Uptown Banking Center, Market Street Branch, East Kings Branch, Provenance Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $989.5 mil, Deposits: $872.1 mil, headquarters in Alexandria, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Red River Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community Bank of Louisiana: Walker Road Branch, South Shreveport Branch, Fairfield Branch, Travis Street Office Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $374.7 mil, Deposits: $342.2 mil, headquarters in Mansfield, LA, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Mansfield Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community Trust Bank: Shreveport 70th Street Branch, Downtown Branch, Line Avenue Branch. Info updated 2011/10/14: Bank assets: $2,472.6 mil, Deposits: $1,908.3 mil, headquarters in Choudrant, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Financial Corporation
  • Home Federal Bank: 8990 Mansfield Road Branch, 6363 Youree Dr Branch, at 624 Market St. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $252.7 mil, Deposits: $182.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Citizens National Bank, N.A.: East 70th Street Branch, Shreveport/Mansfield Road Branch, Downtown Shreveport Branch. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $666.0 mil, Deposits: $589.2 mil, headquarters in Bossier City, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Bancshares Of Bossier, Inc.
  • 9 other banks with 12 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Shreveport, Louisiana:

  • Best Western Chateau Suite Hotel, 201 Lake St, Shreveport, LA 71101 , Phone: (318) 222-7620, Fax: (318) 424-2014
  • Baymont Inn & Suites Shreveport Airport, 5101 Monkhouse Dr, Shreveport, LA 71109 , Phone: (318) 635-6431, Fax: (318) 635-6040
  • Remington Suites Hotel, 220 Travis St, Shreveport, LA 71101 , Phone: (318) 425-5000, Fax: (318) 425-5011
  • Clarion Hotel Shreveport, 1419 E 70th St, Shreveport, LA 71105 , Phone: (318) 797-9900, Fax: (318) 798-0822
  • Super 8 Motel, 5204 Monkhouse Dr, Shreveport, LA 71109 , Phone: (318) 635-8888, Fax: (318) 631-2041
  • Red Roof Inn Shreveport, 7296 Greenwood Rd, Shreveport, LA 71119 , Phone: (318) 938-5342, Fax: (318) 938-5348
  • The Lodge, 4911 Monkhouse Dr, Shreveport, LA 71109 , Phone: (318) 636-0771, Fax: (318) 636-0771
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Shreveport, 6700 Financial Cir, Shreveport, LA 71129 , Phone: (318) 671-1100, Fax: (318) 671-1600
  • 23 other hotels and motels
All 31 fire-safe hotels and motels in Shreveport, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Shreveport travel time to work - commute


Shreveport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Shreveport:

(Shreveport, Louisiana Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Shreveport city (based on Caddo Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.39%
Here56.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of God Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents52.4%13.1%11.0%4.9%2.8%
Congregations30.4%15.9%5.1%5.6%0.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.8%2.1%1.6%1.0%8.5%
Congregations2.3%8.9%3.3%1.4%26.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 38
Caddo Parish:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Caddo Parish:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
This county:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 127
Caddo Parish:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Here:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Caddo Parish:

27.8%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Caddo Parish:

16.4%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 117$355,724$36,4851$540
Other Government Administration 55$331,311$72,2868$14,037
Judicial and Legal 86$283,020$39,4910$0
Police Protection - Officers 554$1,970,335$42,6790$0
Police - Other 132$332,657$30,242120$61,745
Firefighters 543$2,202,457$48,6730$0
Fire - Other 63$222,525$42,3860$0
Correction 35$104,494$35,8270$0
Streets and Highways 126$233,761$22,2630$0
Airports 68$205,922$36,3390$0
Solid Waste Management 122$215,352$21,1820$0
Sewerage 140$308,368$26,4320$0
Parks and Recreation 261$533,792$24,542192$132,798
Housing and Community Development(Local) 76$215,990$34,1040$0
Water Supply 155$297,849$23,0593$2,028
Local Libraries 100$260,583$31,270132$160,369
Other and Unallocable 162$500,277$37,0580$0
Totals for Government 2,795$8,574,417$36,813456$371,517

Shreveport government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $57,466,000 ($284.67)
    Water Utilities: $14,207,000 ($70.38)
    Sewerage: $10,288,000 ($50.96)
    Air Transportation: $8,186,000 ($40.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,489,000 ($7.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,422,000 ($7.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $659,000 ($3.26)
    General Public Buildings: $435,000 ($2.15)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $41,591,000 ($206.03)
    Police Protection: $41,569,000 ($205.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $26,972,000 ($133.61)
    General - Other: $20,580,000 ($101.95)
    Water Utilities: $17,140,000 ($84.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,968,000 ($84.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,459,000 ($66.67)
    Regular Highways: $12,866,000 ($63.74)
    Sewerage: $12,412,000 ($61.49)
    Transit Utilities: $9,478,000 ($46.95)
    Central Staff Services: $8,331,000 ($41.27)
    Financial Administration: $8,118,000 ($40.21)
    Air Transportation: $6,822,000 ($33.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,179,000 ($20.70)
    General Public Buildings: $3,682,000 ($18.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,733,000 ($13.54)
    Parking Facilities: $822,000 ($4.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $92,976,000 ($460.58)
    Corporate Bonds: $41,815,000 ($207.14)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $17,845,000 ($88.40)
    Benefit Payments: $14,114,000 ($69.92)
    Withdrawals: $837,000 ($4.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,699,000 ($87.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $2,600,000 ($12.88)
    Transit Utilities: $2,362,000 ($11.70)
    Police Protection: $2,308,000 ($11.43)
    General - Other: $2,157,000 ($10.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $916,000 ($4.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $533,000 ($2.64)
    Financial Administration: $336,000 ($1.66)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($0.26)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($0.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $29,000 ($0.14)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $113,045,000 ($560.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,180,000 ($35.57)

Shreveport government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,688,000 ($122.30)
    All Other: $10,033,000 ($49.70)
    Air Transportation: $8,844,000 ($43.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,551,000 ($32.45)
    Regular Highways: $4,585,000 ($22.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,610,000 ($12.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,003,000 ($9.92)
    Parking Facilities: $970,000 ($4.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $13,891,000 ($68.81)
    From Parent Local Government: $7,023,000 ($34.79)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,368,000 ($11.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $26,622,000 ($131.88)
    Air Transportation: $5,217,000 ($25.84)
    Transit Utilities: $4,622,000 ($22.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $982,000 ($4.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,224,000 ($35.79)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,562,000 ($22.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,255,000 ($21.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,420,000 ($155.65)
    Transit Utilities: $2,050,000 ($10.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,884,000 ($83.64)
    General Local Government Support: $4,440,000 ($21.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000 ($0.15)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $93,714,000 ($464.24)
    Property: $52,825,000 ($261.68)
    Amusements Sales: $11,617,000 ($57.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,648,000 ($37.89)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $6,233,000 ($30.88)
    Other License: $1,978,000 ($9.80)

Shreveport government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $662,017,000 ($3279.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $573,348,000 ($2840.23)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $236,361,000 ($1170.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,692,000 ($731.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,212,000 ($90.22)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,843,000 ($78.48)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,369,000 ($11.74)

Shreveport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $163,722,000 ($811.04)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $29,719,000 ($147.22)
    Total Other Securities: $23,903,000 ($118.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,790,000 ($246.65)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,588,000 ($334.81)

6.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Caddo Parish:

0.10%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bossier Parish, LA  1.90% ($29,307 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.62% ($28,592)
from De Soto Parish, LA  0.34% ($30,055)


6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Caddo Parish:

0.12%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bossier Parish, LA  1.91% ($36,440 average AGI)
to De Soto Parish, LA  0.32% ($36,271)
to Dallas County, TX  0.23% ($23,604)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shreveport:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KRMD (1340 AM; 1 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIOU (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUPS, INC.)
  • KBCL (1070 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Owner: BARNABAS CENTER MINISTRIES)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shreveport:

  • KBED (102.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMJJ-FM (99.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSCL (91.3 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CENTENARY COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVKI-FM (96.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDAQ (89.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: BD. SUP. LA ST. UNIV. & AGRIC. MECH.)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKS-FM (102.1 FM; BLANCHARD, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KLKL (95.7 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KBTT (103.7 FM; HAUGHTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYR (92.1 FM; BENTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • K214BE (90.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, ETC., LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL RADIO FOUND. OF EAST TX.)
  • KJVC (92.7 FM; MANSFIELD, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shreveport:

  • K42FE (Channel 42; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KADO-LP (Channel 15; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • K67FD (Channel 67; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KBXS-CA (Channel 50; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KPXJ (Channel 21; MINDEN, LA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Shreveport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 461
Total length: 9,293 meters (30,489ft)
Total costs: $159,616,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,157,909
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,049,341

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 4
  • 1950-1959: 26
  • 1960-1969: 95
  • 1970-1979: 76
  • 1980-1989: 103
  • 1990-1999: 129
  • 2000-2009: 19
  • 2010-2012: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Shreveport, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shreveport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 788 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Shreveport, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 127 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 147 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 647 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shreveport)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Shreveport)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 352 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 38 full and 17 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED838$129,933484$148,7221,743$138,923175$49,5747$649,746379$87,26129$85,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED41$119,11628$132,711228$124,78231$45,5910$028$72,2277$62,847
APPLICATIONS DENIED136$114,415105$106,469947$114,496279$28,5273$1,799,58378$65,73225$48,122
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN112$125,73581$167,379515$131,95826$77,1281$13,230,00038$88,0864$69,540
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS20$139,49319$157,873158$119,88923$39,8690$011$68,3021$40,880

Detailed mortgage data for all 56 tracts in Shreveport, LA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$183,55680$168,9525$145,392
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$201,74226$170,5171$126,180
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$201,38711$184,1652$113,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$207,2587$155,5960$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$241,7182$188,9500$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Shreveport


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shreveport, LA

Most common first names in Shreveport, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,77378.5 years
John1,59173.6 years
James1,57272.3 years
William1,31875.2 years
Willie1,06973.8 years
Robert1,02170.4 years
Charles68071.8 years
George64074.5 years
Annie63080.4 years
Henry56274.2 years
Most common last names in Shreveport, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1,23873.2 years
Smith1,05274.7 years
Johnson92674.0 years
Jones72372.5 years
Brown71475.5 years
Thomas57773.4 years
Davis56674.7 years
Jackson54674.3 years
Taylor44274.3 years
Wilson40674.1 years
Businesses in Shreveport, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture6
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
Albertsons1Long John Silver's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's2
Ann Taylor1Marriott3
Applebee's2Marshalls1
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's13
AutoZone5Men's Wearhouse1
Avenue1Motel 61
BMW1New Balance3
Banana Republic1New York & Co1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike17
Bath & Body Works2Office Depot2
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Best Western2Old Navy1
Blockbuster3Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental2Outback1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King9Papa John's Pizza2
Burlington Coat Factory2Payless4
CVS6Penske2
Cache1PetSmart1
Catherines2Pier 1 Imports1
Charlotte Russe1Pizza Hut6
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes5
Chico's1Quality1
Church's Chicken7Quiznos3
Clarion1RadioShack5
Coldwater Creek1Ramada2
ColorTyme1Rite Aid6
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Comfort Suites1Rue211
Cracker Barrel1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Curves2SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen3SONIC Drive-In10
Days Inn1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza6Sears4
DressBarn1Sephora1
Ethan Allen1Shoe Carnival1
FedEx36Sleep Inn2
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Sprint Nextel2
Foot Locker1Starbucks5
GNC4Subway20
GameStop3Super 81
Gap1T-Mobile9
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block10T.J.Maxx1
Havertys Furniture1Taco Bell7
Hobby Lobby1Talbots2
Holiday Inn5Target1
Hollister Co.1The Room Place2
Home Depot2Toys"R"Us1
IHOP2Travelodge2
J. Jill1U-Haul14
JCPenney1UPS30
JoS. A. Bank1Vans1
Jones New York4Verizon Wireless2
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
KFC6Waffle House4
Kincaid1Walgreens6
Kohl's1Walmart4
Kroger2Wendy's9
La Quinta1YMCA3
La-Z-Boy1
Browse common businesses in Shreveport, LA


Shreveport on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 (71101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (71101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #53 (71101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average taxable dividends for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #68 (71108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 (71101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Cypriot first ancestries"
  • #87 (71101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Pierce Nunley (8)
  • Cuthbert O. Simpkins (8)
  • Brian W. Sledge (7)
  • Richard P. Mansour (7)
  • Christopher Kevil (7)
  • Charles Milton Hutchinson (6)
  • Christopher C. Cosse (5)
  • David D. Waddell (5)
  • Dennis Smithyman (4)
  • Nathan R. Hutchings (4)

Total of 175 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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