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When were prices and availability in Shreveport, LA last updated?
Prices and availability in Shreveport, LA were last updated on 28 May 2022.
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What is the price range for a studio apartment in Shreveport, LA?
The price range for a studio apartment in Shreveport, LA is between $895 and $1,035. View all studio apartments in Shreveport, LA.
What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shreveport, LA?
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shreveport, LA is between $650 and $2,074. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Shreveport, LA now.
What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Shreveport, LA?
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Shreveport, LA is between $685 and $2,408. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Shreveport, LA.
What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Shreveport, LA?
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Shreveport, LA is between $665 and $2,627. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Shreveport, LA.
Living in Shreveport, LA
Located in the northwestern part of Louisiana, Shreveport is a small town that ranks third in population after Baton Rouge and New Orleans. It’s close to where the state of Texas meets Louisiana and Arkansas, as part of the “Ark-La-Tex” region of the U.S. Counties in Louisiana are called Parishes, after how the boundaries of each city were usually focused around churches, and Shreveport is located in Caddo Parish. Winters in Shreveport tend to be short and wet, while summers are the exact opposite, with heat and humidity that get into the 90s. Since Shreveport is a suburban area that doesn’t feel too crowded, it attracts a younger crowd of new families who want to enjoy living in a smaller city.
Shreveport, LA Demographics
- Total Population189,890
Female 89,426Male 100,464
- Median Age36.1
Shreveport, LA has a population of 189,890 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 100,464 of Shreveport’s residents are women and 89,426 are men. The median age of those who live in Shreveport, LA is 36.1.
Shopping in Shreveport, LA
The two popular indoor shopping malls in Shreveport are the Mall St. Vincent and the Pierre Bossier Mall, which has 70 different stores, including JCPenney and Dillard’s. For more charming and local shopping, renters can take a stroll outdoors through the Shoppes at Bellemead for jewelry, accessories and smaller fashion boutiques. Downtown Shreveport has an Urban Farmer’s Market that’s popular with the local renters for specialty food items, produce and unique treats. For a regular grocery store run, the choices are Kroger, Albertsons and Whole Foods Market. For big box stores, there are three Walmart Supercenters around the area that are easy to get to.
Transportation in Shreveport, LA
SporTran is the mass transit system that runs throughout Shreveport. It has a fleet of buses, as well as vans that handle passengers with disabilities. It’s one of the oldest public transportation systems in the entire South, since its inception 125 years ago. For renters who like to bike, the government of Shreveport came up with a more comprehensive bike plan in 2016 to add more lanes for ease of travel. There are two smaller regional airports in Shreveport: the Shreveport Regional Airport and the Shreveport Downtown Airport, both of which operate domestic flights. International travelers go through the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which is two hours away by car.
Shreveport, LA Households
- Total Number of Households75,680
Family 43,247Non-family 32,433
Children 21,636No Children 54,044
- Average People Per Household2.44
- Median Household Income$40,809
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$824
According to U.S. Census data, there are 75,680 households in Shreveport, LA. 43,247 are family households and 32,433 are non-family households. There are 21,636 households with children in Shreveport and 54,044 households without children. On average, about 2.44 people live in a household in Shreveport, LA. The median income of a Shreveport household living in Shreveport is $40,809 per year. The median housing costs per month are $824.
Shreveport, LA Education Statistics
The level of education of the population of Shreveport, LA is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 41% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 14% have a Bachelor Degree, and 10% have a Graduate Degree.
Renting in Shreveport, LA
Shreveport has an almost equal number of renters and homeowners. Housing is generally affordable in Shreveport and many homes are located further away from the areas that are popular among tourists, ensuring an overall tranquil vibe. Shreveport renters are just a two-hour drive from Dallas, TX, and further away from New Orleans, which is a five-hour drive away. Most of the rental apartments are located in basic communities, but y renters ou can also find some townhomes, condos and more high-end options by Cross Lake. Downtown Shreveport, located along the Riverfront District, has some upscale apartments that many young professionals choose to live in to be close to all the business options and nightlife. Other popular neighborhoods for renters include Highland and several areas around Youree Drive. Many of the apartments have modern amenities like swimming pools, grilling areas and tennis courts, since the weather is so nice most of the year.
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