Bossier City is a city in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States.
As of the 2010 census, Bossier City had a total population of 61,315. The 2011 estimate is 62,745. Bossier City is closely tied to its larger sister city Shreveport, located on the western bank of the Red River. The Shreveport – Bossier City metropolitan area is the center of the region known as the Ark-La-Tex.
Sports, gambling, and entertainment:
Horseshoe Casino offers gambling entertainment in the Shreveport-Bossier metro area.
CenturyTel Center hosts athletic events and concerts in Bossier City.CenturyTel Center in Bossier City is the home of the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings af2 arena football team. The arena has hosted top performers, including Britney Spears and Aerosmith, as well as rodeos, ice shows, and children's entertainment.
The median income for a household in the city was $36,561, and the median income for a family was $42,642. Males had a median income of $30,632 versus $22,174 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,032. About 11.4% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.9% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.
The city hosts three riverboat casino gambling resorts along the east bank of the Red River: Horseshoe, Boomtown, and Diamond Jack's. Horse racing and gambling on slot machines is also available at Harrah's Louisiana Downs, which opened in 1974.
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Je'nay's House of Beauty - Category: Hair Salons - 4306 Parkway Drive - Bossier City, LA (318) 752-8337
Sally Beauty Supply - Category: Beauty Supply - 3137 E Texas St - Bossier City, LA (318) 747-3412
BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.
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Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry - Category: Jewelry - Fabulous and affordable fashion jewelry. - Bossier City, Louisiana - (visit website)
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
Bodacious Bar-B-Q - Category: BBQ - 4706 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City, LA (318) 741-0778
Ralph and Kacoo's Bossier - Category: Cajun Restaurants, Seafood Restaurants - New Orleans-style dining at its best! Relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere simply sets the stage. - 1700 Old Minden Rd, Ste 141, Bossier City, LA (318) 747-6660
CITY VIDEO CONNECTION
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