In 2021, Shreveport, LA had a population of 189k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $41,782. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Shreveport, LA declined from 189,890 to 189,374, a −0.272% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,809 to $41,782, a 2.38% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shreveport, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (56.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (36.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.45%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.63%), and White (Hispanic) (0.999%).
None of the households in Shreveport, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.8% of the residents in Shreveport, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Shreveport, LA are Louisiana State University-Shreveport (3,710 degrees awarded in 2021), Diesel Driving Academy-Shreveport (689 degrees), and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport (251 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Shreveport, LA was $155,000, and the homeownership rate was 52.9%.
Most people in Shreveport, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Shreveport, LA was 2 cars per household.