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Overview
Population:200,099
Pop. Change:0%
State: Louisiana
Metro Area: Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area
County: Caddo County
City:Shreveport
Zip Code:71106, 71107, ... 12 total
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Shreveport's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized city  Location: Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border Elevation: 30 Time zone: Central Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about Shreveport, Louisiana

As of 2014, Shreveport's population is 200,099 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.17 percent.

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The median home cost in Shreveport is $89,700. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.00 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Shreveport's cost of living is 16.60% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Shreveport public schools spend $11,732 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Shreveport.

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The unemployment rate in Shreveport is 5.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Shreveport jobs have Increased by 0.24 percent.


Ranked #6 Where to Live to Avoid a Natural Disaster (Highest Risk)
Ranked #6 Riskiest Places for Natural Disasters
Ranked #60 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Ranked #94 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #242 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Shreveport

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Shreveport's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes