Bossier City, Louisiana Houses for Sale

Bossier City is located in the northwestern part of the state of Louisiana and a city in Bossier parish. The sits on the eastern bank of the Red River that is bridged opposite to Shreveport. The area used to be a part of a plantation that was owned by the Crane family in the 1830s, and the site was then known as Cane’s Landing. With the subsequent name changes, in the 1900s, it was renamed Bossier City after Pierre Evariste John Baptiste Bossier, who was a prominent figure of Louisiana’s early history. The area was the site of Fort Smith which is a major stronghold of the Confederate in the American Civil War, which was presently converted into a memorial park that serves to commemorate the site. The city’s population and the economy started to grow after the end of World War II and became a railroad and industrial center in cotton and oil-producing regions.

Bossier City, LA Prices for Houses for Sale

AVERAGE
268,225 -1%
MEDIAN
252,500 +7%

Relative Price (per sqft.)

PRICE

Listings of Bossier City Homes for Purchase

ACTIVE
86 +9%
NEW
152 +35%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

DAYS
31 -11%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 161  
Police Civilians 39  
Total Arrests 1,311 (2020)
Total Incidents 3,631 (2020)
CrimeScore 35.71  
National Rank 3606th  
Statewide Rank 19th  

Local Statistics

Population 68,216 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,791 (-4.03%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 3
Assault Offenses 1,172
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 188
Counterfeiting/Forgery 42
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 358
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 530
Embezzlement 28
Extortion/Blackmail 5
Fraud Offenses 161
Gambling Offenses 10
Homicide Offenses 4
Human Trafficking 1
Kidnapping/Abduction 15
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,295
Motor Vehicle Theft 130
Pornography/Obscene Material 17
Prostitution Offenses 9
Robbery 36
Sex Offenses 38
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 5
Stolen Property Offenses 31
Weapon Law Violations 62