Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA

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Population

124,558

0.579% decline

Median Age

37.7


Median Household Income

$46,132

0.0607% decline

Number of Employees

54,145

0.164% decline

Median Property Value

$158,500

2.72% growth

About

In 2017, Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA had a population of 125k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $46,132. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA declined from 125,283 to 124,558, a -0.579% decrease and its median household income declined from $46,160 to $46,132, a -0.0607% decrease.

The population of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA is 49.4% White Alone, 44.3% Black or African American Alone, and 2.28% Hispanic or Latino. 4.18% of the people in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA are Louisiana State University-Shreveport (805 degrees awarded in 2016), Blue Cliff College-Shreveport (148 degrees), and Remington College-Shreveport Campus (147 degrees).

The median property value in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA is $158,500, and the homeownership rate is 63.7%. Most people in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA employs 54.1k people. The largest industries in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA are Hospitals (5,470 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,509 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,226 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($134,171), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($121,382), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($110,432).

Median household income in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA is $46,132. Males in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.49 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,522. The income inequality in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.502, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,132

2017 value

± $1,902

-0.0607%

1 Year Growth

± 5.61%

Households in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $46,132, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,160 in 2016, which represents a -0.0607% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$64,805

Average Male Salary

± $11,507

$43,522

Average Female Salary

± $8,449

In 2017, full-time male employees in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA made 1.49 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $112,208 ± $97,807

  2. White

    $57,889 ± $9,775

  3. Other

    $48,354 ± $85,269

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.94 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.502

2017 Wage GINI

0.499

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was 0.502 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.601% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA with a value of $72,199, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and Ascension Parish PUMA, LA, with respective values of $72,013 and $70,561.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA is false, followed by false and false.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

54.1k

2017 Value

-0.164%

1 Year decline

± -0.164%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA declined at a rate of -0.164%, from 54.2k employees to 54.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, are Cashiers (1,893 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,690 people), and Registered nurses (1,659 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Cashiers (1,893 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,690 people), and Registered nurses (1,659 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Medical transcriptionists (18.3 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers (11.3 times), and Gaming services workers (10.8 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($245,674), Management analysts ($159,576), and Emergency medical technicians & paramedics ($159,277).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

54.1k

2017 Value

-0.164%

1 Year decline

± -0.164%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA declined at a rate of -0.164%, from 54.2k employees to 54.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, are Hospitals (5,470 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,509 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,226 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Hospitals (5,470 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,509 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,226 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of Support activities for mining (5.39 times higher than expected), Offices of optometrists (5.36 times), and Pipeline transportation (3.98 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($134,171), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($121,382), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($110,432).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $81.6B

  2. $69.1B

  3. $38B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $81.6B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. with $69.1B and Basic chemicals and $38B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$365B

2015 Value

$476B

Projected 2045 Value

30.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Louisiana trade was $365B. This is expected to increase 30.3% to $476B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $38.9B

  2. $36B

  3. $14.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $38.9B, followed by Mississippi with $36B and Florida and $14.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA see 1527 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1881 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, Assumption Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,527 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,527 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana.

$7,815

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,420

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,281

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,811

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.2% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 15.6% prevalence

Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 17.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA is home to a population of 125k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA is composed of 61.5k White Alone residents (49.4%), 55.1k Black or African American Alone residents (44.3%), 2.85k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.28%), 2.21k Two or More Races residents (1.77%), 2.05k Asian Alone residents (1.65%), 568 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.456%), 204 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.164%), and 59 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0474%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,709 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (949 speakers), and Vietnamese (524 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was 37.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.91%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was 2.91%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    689 ± 643 people

  2. Vietnam

    452 ± 521 people

  3. Jamaica

    291 ± 418 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was Mexico, the natal country of 689 Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA residents, followed by Vietnam with 452 and Jamaica with 291.

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Citizenship

98.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.7% of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    61.5k ± 1.31k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    55.1k ± 1.66k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2.85k ± 617

In 2017, there were 1.12 times more White Alone residents (61.5k people) in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 55.1k Black or African American Alone and 2.85k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,709 speakers (1.45%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    949 speakers (0.807%)

  3. Vietnamese

    524 speakers (0.445%)

4.18% of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.45% of the overall population of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.807% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.445% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA awarded 1,267 degrees. The student population of Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 2,085 male students and 3,426 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA are White (580 and 46.6%), followed by Black or African American (513 and 41.2%), Unknown (67 and 5.39%), and Hispanic or Latino (43 and 3.46%).

The largest universities in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Louisiana State University-Shreveport (805 and 63.5%), Blue Cliff College-Shreveport (148 and 11.7%), and Remington College-Shreveport Campus (147 and 11.6%).

The most popular majors in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA are General Business Administration & Management (221 and 17.4%), Medical Assistant (108 and 8.52%), and Health Care Administration & Management (89 and 7.02%).

The median tuition costs in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA are $15,882 for private four year colleges, and $5,656 and $5,656 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 51 degrees awarded

  2. 46 degrees awarded

  3. 52 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was General Business Administration & Management with 51 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 805 degrees awarded

  2. 148 degrees awarded

  3. 147 degrees awarded

$5,656

Median In-State Public

$15,882

Median Private

In 2016, the Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Louisiana State University-Shreveport with 805 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

386

Degrees Awarded to Men

881

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 386 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, which is 0.438 times less than the 881 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    580 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    513 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    67 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA were to White students. These 580 degrees mean that there were 1.13 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 513 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was $158,500 in 2017, which is 0.728 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $154,300 to $158,500, a 2.72% increase. The homeownership rate in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA is 63.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$46,132

Median Household Income

± $1,902

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA declined from $46,132 from the previous year's value of $46,160.

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Housing

Property Value

$158,500

2017 Median

± $3,926

$154,300

2016 Median

± $3,625

In 2017, the median property value in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA grew to to $158,500 from the previous year's value of $154,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

63.7%

2017 Homeownership

63.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.7% of the housing units in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

20.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA have a shorter commute time (20.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.84% of the workforce in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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