Shreveport, Louisiana

Current Temperature ° Population 201,878

Homefacts City Report

Shreveport is located in Caddo Parish, LA. The population is 201,878, making Shreveport the largest city in Caddo Parish and the 2nd largest city in the state of Louisiana.

There are 63 public schools in Shreveport with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Shreveport is high, and there are 694 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Shreveport is very high and the median home sales price is $119,900.

Cities near Shreveport include Lakeview, Bossier City and Keithville.

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 13.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.9%

Crime Rate

51.81% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 291
  • Violent Crimes: 819
  • Robbery: 233
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

54.22% Higher than national avg.
  • 694 offenders in Shreveport
  • 34.38 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $165,800
  • Median Sales Price: $119,900
  • Foreclosures: 270
  • Homes For Sale: 447
  • Homes For Rent: 15

Environmental Hazards

1,021 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 45
  • Registered Polluters: 33
  • Superfunds: 31
  • Tanks & Spills: 912

Unemployment

Very High 6.0%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 5.3%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

Schools view all

63 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 63 K-12 public schools in Shreveport, LA and 11 private schools. Homefacts rates Shreveport's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

694 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$165,800 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
$119,900 compared to September 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14.8%
  • Rented
    40.8%
  • Owned
    44.4%

447 Homes For Sale View All

$159,900
471 Atlantic Ave
Shreveport, LA 71105
-- Beds | -- Baths
$129,900
243 Johnnie Dr
Shreveport, LA 71115
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$107,000
2408 Creswell Ave
Shreveport, LA 71104
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$130,000
2214 Cynthia
Shreveport, LA 71118
4 Beds | 2 Baths

270 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$NR
Montego
Shreveport, LA 71118
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Dove Hollow
Shreveport, LA 71118
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$26,700
E Wyandotte St
Shreveport, LA 71101
-- Beds | -- Baths
$67,334
Countryside Dr
Shreveport, LA 71118
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

270 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Shreveport, LA issued 270 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 270 permits, 264 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Shreveport, LA issued 258 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Building Permits By Year

15 Rental Properties View All

$1,950
705 Azalea Drive
Shreveport, LA 71106
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$1,575
601 Millicent
Shreveport, LA 71106
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,550
104 Pantheon Lane
Shreveport, LA 71115
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,550
317 Wayne Drive
Shreveport, LA 71105
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Shreveport, LA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $587
  • 1 Bedroom: $727
  • 2 Bedrooms: $839
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,059
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,182

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Environmental Hazards

1021 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Shreveport, LA
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (530/542)
    Shreveport, LA has 97.79% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Shreveport, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.17 Average
    Shreveport, LA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 47.43°
  • February 51.3°
  • March 59.27°
  • April 66.58°
  • May 74.77°
  • June 82.54°
  • July 84.42°
  • August 85.23°
  • September 78.9°
  • October 66.42°
  • November 57.33°
  • December 51.03°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Shreveport, LA

Earthquakes
Shreveport, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Shreveport, LA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Shreveport, LA has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Shreveport, LA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Shreveport, LA: $38,497

Unemployment

Unemployment in Shreveport is 6.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 5.3% and 4.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 43.20%
White Collar - 56.80%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • John Fleming

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

127 FCC Towers view all

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