Shreveport, Louisiana - Facts & Figures
Shreveport's population exceeds 200,000, making it the third largest city in Louisiana. The economic center for business and tourism is in a 200-mile wide region called the Ark-La-Tex, which is where the borders of Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas meet.
Shreveport was named an All-American city three times. With nearly 47 inches of rain a year, the city has mild winters and hot summers. The city is also home to major health care facilities such as the Shriners Hospital for Children and Christus Schumpert Medical Center, a leading cancer-treatment center in the southern United States.
- Population: 199,819
- Industries: Construction, healthcare, Ducati, food service
- Area Codes: 318
- ZIP Codes: 71101, 71102, 71103, 71104, 71105, 71106, 71107, 71108, 71109
- Surrounding Cities: Bossier