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Home of Barksdale Air Force Base
Bossier City is in Bossier Parish, in the Shreveport-Bossier City metro area.
The community was named for Pierre Evariste Jean Baptiste Bossier, congressman
The latitude of Bossier City is 32.515N. The longitude is -93.731W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 174 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 58,111.
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10% of Bossier City residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bossier City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bossier City was $17,032, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Bossier City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bossier City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $405. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $806.
Libraries in Bossier City include Bossier Parish Library, Henry L. Aulds Jr. Branch ... View libraries
Bossier Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bossier City political report.
The average commute time for Bossier City workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 19 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bossier City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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