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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Bossier County is 121,918, which is 24.01% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Bossier County population density is 140.58 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 87.84 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Bossier County is white, which represent 72.32% of the total population. The average Bossier County education level is higher than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 121,918. #12

Population Growth Since 2000, #4

Bossier County
24.01%
Louisiana
2.96%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #12

Bossier County
140.58 per square mile
Louisiana
87.84 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:88,168 (72.32%, #17)
Black:25,859 (21.21%, #47)
Hispanic:7,584 (6.22%, #4)
Asian:1,773 (1.45%, #14)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):1,021 (0.84%, #15)
One Race, Other:2,434 (2.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,663 (2.18%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:5,686 (74.97%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:260 (3.43%, see rank)
Cuban:338 (4.46%, see rank)
Central American:637 (8.40%, see rank)
South American:58 (0.76%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:85 (4.79%, see rank)
Chinese:106 (5.98%, see rank)
Filipino:414 (23.35%, see rank)
Japanese:159 (8.97%, see rank)
Korean:228 (12.86%, see rank)
Vietnamese:357 (20.14%, see rank)
Asian, Other:424 (23.91%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

105,547 (86.57%) out of the total population of 121,918 reported first ancestry.

 Bossier County% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Arab4720.39%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech4650.38%, see rank0.12%0.47%
Danish1100.09%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch1,3061.07%, see rank0.55%1.40%
English9,4957.79%, see rank6.04%8.02%
French7,7836.38%, see rank15.95%3.34%
German12,0139.85%, see rank7.86%15.03%
Greek790.06%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian760.06%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish13,43511.02%, see rank7.64%10.80%
Italian4,0003.28%, see rank4.79%5.52%
Norwegian8280.68%, see rank0.26%1.42%
Polish8290.68%, see rank0.47%3.01%
Portuguese680.06%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian2690.22%, see rank0.17%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,7651.45%, see rank0.82%0.99%
Scottish1,2591.03%, see rank1.01%1.72%
Subsaharan African7770.64%, see rank0.78%0.95%
Swedish3700.30%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss2370.19%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian330.03%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American19,83116.27%, see rank9.99%7.12%
Welsh7110.58%, see rank0.25%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 60,201 (49.38%, see rank)
Females: 61,717 (50.62%, see rank)

Bossier County
Male: 49.38%
Female: 50.62%
Louisiana
Male: 48.91%
Female: 51.09%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Bossier County
34.50 years old
Louisiana
36.00 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Bossier County
33.10 years old
Louisiana
34.80 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Bossier County
36.10 years old
Louisiana
37.40 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Bossier County% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Under 5 years9,0037.38%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years8,3386.84%, see rank6.76%6.51%
10 to 14 years8,7827.20%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years8,0246.58%, see rank6.75%6.85%
20 to 24 years8,7727.19%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years18,69815.34%, see rank14.11%13.47%
35 to 44 years15,87013.02%, see rank12.32%12.96%
45 to 54 years15,84913.00%, see rank13.77%14.09%
55 to 64 years13,75111.28%, see rank12.34%12.29%
65 to 74 years8,4446.93%, see rank7.39%7.64%
75 to 84 4,7293.88%, see rank3.99%4.25%
85 years and over1,6581.36%, see rank1.52%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Bossier CountyLouisianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population78,999, 100%3,010,828209,056,129
Less Than High School9,643, 12.21%, see rank17.15%13.67%
High School Graduate24,221, 30.66%, see rank33.95%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree25,344, 32.08%, see rank26.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree12,517, 15.84%, see rank14.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree7,274, 9.21%, see rank7.45%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.43, see rank12.9613.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Bossier County LouisianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4,03576.26%23.74%71.34%28.66%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)13,87892.12%, see rank7.88%, see rank83.17%16.83%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)6,44093.87%, see rank6.13%, see rank82.53%17.47%90.60%9.40%
College5,73686.79%, see rank13.21%, see rank82.21%17.79%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,35770.38%, see rank29.62%, see rank70.15%29.85%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Bossier CountyLouisianaU.S.
Total Households46,285, 100%1,718,876116,211,092
Average Household Size2.59, see rank2.602.63
1 Person Households14,101, 30.47%, see rank28.75%27.57%
2 or More Person Households32,184, 69.53%, see rank71.25%72.43%
Family Households (Families)30,571, 66.05%, see rank65.93%66.22%
Average Family Size3.33, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family21,487, 46.42%, see rank43.93%48.42%
Nonfamily Households15,714, 33.95%, see rank34.07%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Bossier County%LouisianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total95,795see rank3,670,053252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over46,762100%, see rank1,775,744123,281,364
Never Married15,37032.87%, see rank37.38%35.77%
Married25,23853.97%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed1,1152.38%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced5,03910.78%, see rank10.76%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over49,033100%, see rank1,894,309129,692,771
Never Married12,75226.01%, see rank31.45%29.48%
Married24,60550.18%, see rank45.30%49.19%
Widowed4,4619.10%, see rank10.15%9.16%
Divorced7,21514.71%, see rank13.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Bossier County%LouisianaU.S.
Native116,63195.66%, see rank96.05%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence74,11060.79%, see rank78.10%58.73%
Born in Different State40,74533.42%, see rank17.32%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,7761.46%, see rank0.63%1.42%
Foreign Born5,2874.34%, see rank3.95%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,8801.54%, see rank1.57%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3,4072.79%, see rank2.38%7.09%
Born In Europe7060.58%, see rank0.35%1.53%
Born In Asia1,5011.23%, see rank1.28%3.82%
Born In Africa930.08%, see rank0.14%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,8872.37%, see rank2.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America1000.08%, see rank0.06%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Bossier County%LouisianaU.S.
English42,72892.32%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish1,9034.11%, see rank4.04%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8041.74%, see rank5.91%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages6831.48%, see rank1.26%3.36%
Other1670.36%, see rank0.30%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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