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Bossier City, LA

Bossier City, LA


Bossier City, LA

Thinking about a move to Bossier City?

You’re going to love it down south! With about 63,000 residents and counting, Bossier City (pronounced ‘bo-shur’) will be a great place to call home. The city sits just along the Red River across from bustling Shreveport, and is restful retreat for those who work there. If a move to Bossier City is in your plans, keep reading! We’ll give you the scoop on the city and how to move there affordably.

Moving to Bossier City, LA

Things you need to know about moving to Bossier City

The summers are humid. It gets hot in Louisiana – really hot. August is the warmest month with average high temperature of 93 degrees. You’ll definitely need to put on sunscreen before you go outside. In January, the city’s coolest month, temps can get as low as 35 degrees. As for precipitation, the city gets about 45 inches of rain per year.

Did you know? Louisiana doesn’t have counties, but parishes. When you move to Bossier City, you’ll live in the Bossier Parish.

You can get a good education. If you have school-age children, they’ll fit right in Bossier Parish School system. There are about 21,000 students in the system and students have an overall letter grade of B. The system offers Honors classes, AP and robotics classes, STEM, and other enhanced courses. For those seeking higher education, residents can attend Bossier Parish Community College to earn associate or technical degrees in a variety of fields.

There’s plenty to do! Bossier City is full of entertainment options sure to please anyone’s desire for fun. The Louisiana Boardwalk offers shopping, dining and casinos. It’s the largest outlet mall in the state! If you want to get your hands on some fresh fruit and veggies, head to the Bossier City Farmer’s Market. You’ll also find arts, crafts, sweets, and more.

If you love the arts, you’ll love that Bossier offers live theater, symphony performances, comedy shows and museums. You’ll also love all the festivals the city hosts. There’s the DixieMaze Farms Fall Festival, The Red River Revel Festival, the Mudbug Madness Festival, and the Smoking on the Red festival…to name a few!

Coming soon! The city of Bossier City is designing a new downtown area with a festival plaza, bike paths and a new skyline! The $3.5 million project will rejuvenate the downtown area and make it a hot spot for residents to enjoy.

It’s easy to get around. Bossier City is serviced by Sportan transit system via a local fixed route bus service. It costs $3 for a day pass or $40 for a monthly pass. For those flying in and out of the city, the Shreveport Regional Airport is located only seven miles from Bossier City via interstate 20.

Did you know? Bossier City is home to Barksdale Air Force Base, which includes Air Force Global Strike Command, Eighth Air Force 2dBomb Wing and 307th Bomb Wing.

How to move to Bossier City affordably

If it’s an affordable move you want, U-Pack® is the answer. Our prices are competitive with truck rental (when you factor in the cost of gas) and almost always less than full-service. We’ll help you move your belongings directly to your new home in Bossier – no rental truck necessary! Just pack and load a moving trailer or container, and we’ll drive it. Easy!

Get a free moving quote today to see just how much you can save with U-Pack.

Bossier City Resources

City Website

Chamber of Commerce

The service center for Bossier City, LA is located in Shreveport, LA.

Information about Bossier City, LA

Est. Population: 63258
County: Bossier
Latitude: 32.5167
Longitude: -93.7333
Zip Codes: 71111
71112
71113