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Living a New urban/master planned Lifestyle in Bossier City, Louisiana

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Where to Retire in Bossier City and Home Prices

The National Association of Realtors reports the median sale price of a home in the Shreveport-Bossier City area to be $194,300 in the 1st quarter of 2022.

What Is Special about Bossier City

The riverboat casinos make Shreveport an interesting place.  Bossier City and the whole state of Louisiana are very interested in helping people retire in this community - you will find a welcoming atmosphere. The Red River  and its Louisiana Boardwalk is the region's #1 attraction - it offers great shopping, dining, and entertainment. Casinos include Horseshoe, DiamondJack's, and Boomtown.

What Is Not Special about Bossier City

If you don't like living near casinos and the vibe they can give off, you won't like it here.

Climate and Physical Environment

Bossier City is located in northwest Louisiana on the Red River. Winters are fairly mild with the average Jan temperature between 40 and 60 F.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The casinos provide a lot of the local culture with big name entertainment and restaurants. Each month area festivals draw thousands, as do live theater, symphony performances. Riverfront clubs and the Louisiana Boardwalk offer country, blues, and jazz concerts by popular artists.   The Barksdale Air Show.  Food is a big part of culture in Louisiana too. Museums include Southern University Museum of Art, Eighth Air Force Museum, and Spring Street Historical Museum.


Crime in Bossier City is about twice as high as the national average.

Medical Facilities

Summitt Hospital and the Willis Knighton Bossier Health Center serve Bossier City. Shreveport is only 4 miles away with even more facilities.


Shreveport Regional Airport

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