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Shreveport
  • City in Louisiana

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Shreveport is a city in Louisiana with a population of 189,890. Shreveport is in Caddo Parish. Living in Shreveport offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Shreveport there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Shreveport and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Shreveport are above average.

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About Shreveport...
Population
189,890

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$151,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$827
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    691.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    37.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    67.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    126.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    816.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,604.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    377.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

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